Services

MARINE DIESEL AND GAS OIL

We specialise in quality fuel suitable for use with the high speed diesel engines and generators commonly used on large luxury yachts.

Our intricate knowledge of the market allows us to consistently provide competitive prices and alert you of any potential issues with quality or availability.

We also provide expert advise on customs and tax regulations helping our clients to benefit from tax free or reduced fuel in the places on or around their routes where it is available to them

Our traders have a thorough understanding of the product specifications for the various diesel grades available around the world. We can help to advise how specific characteristics can effect safety, storage, engine wear, exhaust emissions and relate to many engine manufacturers recommended guidelines and warrantees.

A typical yacht can use one of many fuel grade classifications available from around the world, provided these meet additional criteria for some characteristics. These additional requirements can vary depending on factors such as:

  • The geographical location where the fuel is bought and used
  • The flag state and class of registration of the vessel
  • The degree to which the yacht must adhere to the IMO’s FOBAS and SOLAS regulations
  • If the yacht is required to comply with the Large Commercial Yacht Code
  • Engine and machinery manufacturers guidelines and warrantee policies
  • The combination of oils used
  • The type of exhaust systems used on the vessel

We check the specifications of the fuel we supply carefully and alert our customers of potential issues that might encounter.

We also provide our clients with detailed guidance on best practises to follow when receiving fuel, taking and storing samples and dealing with any issues or uncertainties.

In the event of any potential issues with product quality or spec we assist our clients in minimising any potential impact and reaching a swift and favourable outcome wherever they are in the world.

LUBRICANTS, GREASES AND OILS

We specialise in the supply of Lubricants, Greases, Hydraulic Oil and other chemicals required for the safe and smooth running of your vessel.

With our extensive worldwide network or suppliers, distributors and resellers we can provide competitively prices lubes and greases around the globe.

AVIATION FUEL (JET A1)

We delivery Jet A1 aviation fuel to yachts that operate alongside aircraft in many places around the world.

Regulations surrounding Jet A1 deliveries can be more stringent than those surrounding the delivery of Marine Diesel Fuels. We understand the local regulations and delivery requirements for these products and work alongside companies who are experienced in handling these products.

We can arrange delivery of Jet A1 by dedicated bulk tank trucks and drums.

PETROL

We supply petrol and gasoline fuels for auxiliary craft and other petrol engine machinery and equipment.

The grades of petrol/gasoline products vary around the world and so we provide detailed information on the specs of the products available.

We can arrange deliveries of petrol and gas by bulk tank trucks, drums and at local fuel docks and pipelines.

HOSES AND CONNECTIONS

We can help and advise you on suitable hosing and connectors available to ensure that you can connect with fuel delivery vehicles and pipe systems around the world quickly and safely, ensuring smooth deliveries and faster flow rates.

Camlock connectors (also called cam and groove coupling) are widely used throughout the world and are compatible with couplings made to the A-A-59326A standard.

If you have experienced issues in establishing a safe and contained connection to your fuel suppliers in the past, then you may wish to consider using a Camlock coupling with your existing receiving point.

    Camlock fasteners are categorized as:
  • Type "A", has a male camlock end and a female pipe thread (BSP or NPT thread) of the same size.
  • Type "B", has a female camlock end and a male pipe thread of the same size.
  • Type "C", has a female camlock end and a male hose tail on the other.
  • Type "D", has a female camlock end and a female pipe thread of the same size.
  • Type "E", has a male camlock end and a male hose tail on the other.
  • Type "F", has a male camlock end and a male pipe thread of the same size.
  • Type "DC" is an end cap with female camlock.
  • Type "DP" is an end cap with male camlock.

FUEL TAX AND CUSTOMS GUIDANCE

We have a comprehensive knowledge of customs regulations surrounding local taxation and clearance requirements for yachts looking to tax efficiently reduce their fuelling costs without disruption or delays to their itineraries.

We assist and advise our clients on tax regulations and requirements throughout the world.

When making a fuelling plan for a vessel, especially when embarking on a long journey with multiple fuel stops required then there are many factors to be considered to ensure that you can complete your journey with the highest quality fuel products available at the lowest prices.

    Some of the areas that should be considered when cost effectively considering a fuelling plan include:
  • The base fuel price and product quality
  • Vessel classification requirements for tax exemption
  • Requirements for supporting documents and additional criteria
  • Timeframe and export and clearance requirements
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Importing requirements and Fuel dyes


We provide detailed information on prices, specs and applicable taxation rules so that you can make the best fuelling plan possible and avoid issues with customs and tax authorities.

VOYAGE PLANNING AND PORT INFORMATION

When you have to break up a long journey to refuel, it can be difficult to choose which ports and marinas would be the best when there are so many possible options.

We can help you to plan your journey by providing clear information on pricing, calling and agency requirements, taxation rules and suitability of mooring facilities.

If you are planning a journey then please ask for our help with any information you may need.

FUEL QUALITY ANALYSIS AND TECHNICAL ADVICE

Whether you suspect there may be an issue with fuel you have on board, or you wish to analyse samples of upcoming deliveries for peace of mind, we can help you. We work with a network of reputable laboratories around the globe who can undertake detailed analyse of the characteristics of your fuel.

We provide guidance and advice in the event of any issues with fuel quality to help you to ascertain if the fuel is safe to use and whether the properties could be improved by treatment or blending.

We also provide tips and advice on best practice for receiving deliveries and fuel sampling procedures so that you can identify and correct any problems as soon as possible.

We are skilled at managing the responsive from the physical suppliers to ensure that they deal with any issues swiftly and professionally and coordinate any actions required to remediate a situation with minimal disruption to the vessel.