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Seahawk Services

Seahawk Services is a fuel testing

Will it be , , the use of residual fuel with a , or Distillate LNG Conversion Scrubber and inspection agency, established by Wajdi Abdmessih in June 2014.

Dual Fuel Renewable a switch to – or maybe other sort of energy or combination?

Based in West Deptford, NJ, it fea- tures a fully-equipped testing labo-

Each choice will come with a large price tag and the decision will mainly depend on the ratory capable of testing fuel to ISO 8217:2012 requirements. The lab area in which a vessel operates and the stability of future fuel price.

is also equipped with advance di- agnostics instruments such as Fou- rier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and GC-MS (Gas Chroma- tography-Mass Spectrometry). It provides a range of bunker services,

How do outside factors such What were the goals for your What factors will drive the including bunker quantity surveys, as oil prices and shipping vol- company from the outset? whole fuel testing and quality fuel oil analysis, pre-bunker analy- umes impact your business? Introducing a successful state-of-the-art business fastest & furthest?

sis, puri? er ef? ciency monitoring,

The price of oil will not affect our busi- laboratory and inspection service where Fuel testing must not be limited to speci- ship fuel sampling audits, ship ‘re- ness since vessels will still need to know quality and customer service can work ? cation or compliance checks but must mains on board’ (ROB) audit, lube the quality of the fuel they are consum- in harmony without compromising qual- be extended to protect the user and to oil analysis, sampling equipment, ing and they also need to comply with ity or integrity. Our goal is helping C/E optimize the use of the fuel. We are in- failure analysis studies and claim regulations. However, the slowing world to optimize the use of the fuel and to troducing the lab of the future, working support. Abdmessih has more than economy will affect our business since take preventative action so as to avoid with our clients for better fuel optimi- 25 years of experience in marine fewer vessel will operate which means problems before they happen. We have zation, to protect their investment and fuel testing, developing internal test- less bunkering and fewer samples and introduced a chemist-based laboratory maximize the use of the energy they ing methods and working with vari- bunker surveys. and not a production lab - every sample purchased.

ous organizations, providing data for is handled individually by a chemist.

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