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IFO (Intermediate Fuel Oil) - A mix of heavy fuel oil and gas oil. This is available in different classifications including 500, 380 and 180.

MGO (Marine Gas Oil) - Made from distillate only, MGO closely resembles diesel fuel used by trucks.

ADF (Automotive Diesel Fuel) - The basic diesel fuel used in land vehicles.

Unleaded Gasoline - Also known as benzene, unleaded gasoline is used as fuel for internal combustion engines.

Kerosene - Known as paraffin in the UK, kerosene is used for heating, lighting, cooking, and for transportation.

Jet Fuel - This is an aviation fuel designed to be used in gas turbine engine powered airplanes.

AV Gas 100LL - A high octane fuel that is used in aircrafts and high performance race cars. This is commonly used in aircrafts with Wankel or piston engines.

Bunkering at Sea - This is a fuel delivery method done at the high seas. Instead of having to port, the fuel is taken to the client. This can help save money.

Ports - Structures built by the shore for large ships to dock on. This allows them to make repairs, resupply and refuel.

Lubricant Oil - Produced by major and independent companies, lubricant oils are very important in ship use and maintenance.

Coarse Solar Salt - Used by a fishing fleet to freeze tuna while out at sea, thus helping in preserving the catch.

Anhydrous Ammonia - Is a refrigerant important to freeze the brine solution found in fish wells of tuna vessels. This helps in preserving the catch.

Yacht - A recreational boat that is powered by motor, sail, or a combination of both.

Fishing Boats - Taken out to sea by fishermen in order to catch fish in the high seas.

Cargo Ships - Used to transport anything from raw materials to finished products from one port to another.

Cruise Ships - A passenger liner designed from pleasure voyages. The voyage and ship amenities are the main attractions.

Research Vessels – This is an ocean going vessel that is equipped with the proper machinery to conduct various types of research on the open sea.

Government Vessels - Vessels owned and operated by a government.

Military Vessels - Vessels that has a military purpose including transportation among other things.

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IFO (Intermediate Fuel Oil) - A mix of heavy fuel oil and gas oil. This is available in different classifications including 500, 380 and 180.

MGO (Marine Gas Oil) - Made from distillate only, MGO closely resembles diesel fuel used by trucks.

ADF (Automotive Diesel Fuel) - The basic diesel fuel used in land vehicles.

Unleaded Gasoline - Also known as benzene, unleaded gasoline is used as fuel for internal combustion engines.

Kerosene - Known as paraffin in the UK, kerosene is used for heating, lighting, cooking, and for transportation.

Jet Fuel - This is an aviation fuel designed to be used in gas turbine engine powered airplanes.

AV Gas 100LL - A high octane fuel that is used in aircrafts and high performance race cars. This is commonly used in aircrafts with Wankel or piston engines.

Bunkering at Sea - This is a fuel delivery method done at the high seas. Instead of having to port, the fuel is taken to the client. This can help save money.

Ports - Structures built by the shore for large ships to dock on. This allows them to make repairs, resupply and refuel.

Lubricant Oil - Produced by major and independent companies, lubricant oils are very important in ship use and maintenance.

Coarse Solar Salt - Used by a fishing fleet to freeze tuna while out at sea, thus helping in preserving the catch.

Anhydrous Ammonia - Is a refrigerant important to freeze the brine solution found in fish wells of tuna vessels. This helps in preserving the catch.

Yacht - A recreational boat that is powered by motor, sail, or a combination of both.

Fishing Boats - Taken out to sea by fishermen in order to catch fish in the high seas.

Cargo Ships - Used to transport anything from raw materials to finished products from one port to another.

Cruise Ships - A passenger liner designed from pleasure voyages. The voyage and ship amenities are the main attractions.

Research Vessels – This is an ocean going vessel that is equipped with the proper machinery to conduct various types of research on the open sea.

Government Vessels - Vessels owned and operated by a government.

Military Vessels - Vessels that has a military purpose including transportation among other things.

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