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Welcome to the website where you can pass online the CES test on the subject «Bunker Fraud». Practice like this will help you as a marine specialist improve your knowledge with the help of online studying and appraisal practice. CES based on practical information and marine specialists experience.

CES tests developed for evaluating seaman basic knowledge by Seagull Company (rebranded as «OTG»), is an evaluating online-tool, used for revealing any professional preparation needed in specific fields of knowledge, defined by STCW.

CES tests have proven themselves as good tools for the selection and recruitment process, as well as advancing the level of knowledge of the current officers and crew. Ocean Technologies Group use various subjects for question creation, which includes:

  • Crowd and Crisis Management;
  • Integrated Navigation System (INS);
  • Ballast water management;
  • Handling and Stowage;
  • Vessel operation management and safety;
  • Marine engineering;
  • Maintenance and repair, etc.

Current test contains Seagull CES questions on the subject «Bunker Fraud». Those questions can be used for competence verification specialist capable of preventing accidental situations related with transporting safety, or also for self-examination.

«Bunker Fraud» subject includes theoretical and practical information about advanced training for work on any type of vessel. Knowledge of this information directly shows employee’s competence who holds a relevant post on a vessel. The bunkering operation on a vessel should be monitored by the ship’s crew, specifically the designated personnel responsible for overseeing bunkering operations. This may include the captain, chief engineer, chief officer, or other crew members assigned to supervise the bunkering process. Their role is to ensure the safe and efficient transfer of fuel, verify the quantity and quality of the supplied fuel, and maintain adherence to proper procedures and regulations. They should closely monitor the bunkering process, document the operation, and address any issues or discrepancies that may arise.

On this site Crew Evaluation System Test on the subject «Bunker Fraud» contains 14 questions you need to answer with no possibility to go back to previous question. Therefore, we recommend carefully reading each question and making decision with no hurry. In case you have some difficulty answering, you have also possibility to request a hint.

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A bunker quality claim may include several issues depending on the extent of loss and associated cost. Which of the following statements describes the issues that may be included in a quality claim? Tick all that you think apply:
Loss of time.
Cost of de-bunkering and re-supplying ship with fuel oil of the correct grade.
Cost of replacing damaged machinery, parts and labour.
Indemnity against the consequences of receiving fuel oil that does not comply with the requirement of MARPOL Annex 6.
Next question
Apart from bunker fraud relating to fuel quality, there is also bunker fraud that relates to fuel quantity. Please identify from the following list the five issues that are bunker QUANTITY fraud:
Shortening of measuring tapes used by the barge/supplier.
Falsified tank tables for the bunker barge supply tanks.
Detection of off-specification fuel oil during pre-test.
Adding water.
Adding air to the fuel, the so-called “cappuccino effect”.
Next question
Normally, as a local requirement in a Singapore bunkering Port, 3 samples should be taken on board ship or by the buyer. Which three of the following correctly describe these samples?
One retained sample for the vessel.
One SOLAS-sample for the vessel’s retention.
One MARPOL sample for the vessel’s retention.
One sample for the vessel, if the vessel is on a fuel quality testing programee.
One sample for Port State Control.
One sample for Flag State Inspection.
Next question
The Chief Engineer is in charge of the whole process of bunkering and his demands certain responsibilities. Pick four of the following selections below which are the responsibility of the Chief Engineer during the whole bunkering process:
The Chief Engineer takes control of the whole bunkering process.
The Chief Engineer directly communicates with the barge master and everyone involved in the bunkering.
As the one in charge, the Chief Engineer delegates tasks to others.
The Chief Engineer makes a risk assessment of the tasks required for bunkering.
The Chief Engineer personally monitors the pumping system during the bunker operation.
The Chief Engineer signs all maintenance checklists prior to the bunkering.
Next question
Which four of the following statements correctly describe ways of knowing if the integrity of bunker sample bottles has been maintained?
Sample bottles are stamped “approved samples”.
Sample containers are sealed with uniquely numbered tampered-proof seals.
Sample labels can be checked against the uniquely numbered seals.
Details of the seal are recorded on the bunker delivery note.
Both the supplier and receiver representatives signatures are visible on the sample labels.
Next question
Which of the following statements describes why we need to check the general terms and conditions of the bunker contract? Tick all that you think apply:
It says how claims should be handled.
It states the delivery procedures and the subsequent standards applied.
It gives the applicable standard for the sampling method.
It spells out distribution of liabilities.
It names the jurisdiction for any legal questions that may arise.
Next question
Which one of the following is the correct name for the main document which forms the basis for indicating grievances encountered in bunkering to settle disputes and claims relating to quality and quantity of the bunker oil delivered?
Letter of Claims.
Letter of Protest.
Letter of Indemnity.
Letter of Disputes.
Next question
Which of the following statements in the name given to the additional level of evidence collection covering a particular bunker fraud problem, and might include, the taking of tank samples, retention of parts apparently damaged as a result of using the fuel oil, ships general arrangement plan, statements from the ship’s engineers and, perhaps, additional surveys attended by representatives of the parties involved?
Routine evidence collection.
Non-routine evidence collection.
Document evidence collection.
Proof of liability evidence collection.
Next question
Which of the following statements in the name given to the level of evidence collection consisting of documents and notes that normally accompany a bunkering operation – for example a chief engineer’s notebook, the loading plan, ullage reports and the routine sampling and analysis of fuel oil?
Document evidence collection.
Routine evidence collection.
Non-routine evidence collection.
Proof of liability evidence collection.
Next question
Which one of the following terms best describes a deliberate act intended to deceive a buyer about the true nature of supplied bunker quality and/or quantity, including provision of incorrect information or other irregularities?
Breach of contract.
Bunker fraud.
Bunker misinformation.
Next question
Which three of the following are bunkering practices which help prevent bunker QUANTITY fraud?
Check bunker fuel density and temperature prior to bunkering.
Use tamper-proof seals and labels.
Measure all tanks in the supply barge including dedicated tanks for fuel on board.
Use own measurement equipment when measuring tanks.
Next question
Which three of the following statements describe the purpose of a Bunker Delivery Note?
A statutory document.
An anti-fraud tool.
An agreement validating the samples indicated in it when signed by both parties.
A document originating from the buyer or the receiving vessel.
Next question
Which two of the following documents should the Chief Engineer ask the barge officer for before starting to load bunker oil?
Completed sounding report of the barge.
Bunker receipt.
Official loading papers.
Certified and valid sounding tables for the bunker barge.
Next question
Which two of the following statements describe practices used to determine off-specification fuel oil or bunker oil?
Bunker Delivery Note.
Access to Port State Control database of fuel suppliers.
Independent laboratory testing provided by shore-based fuel testing services program.
Shipboard fuel analysis.
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