Bunker C, Fuel Oil #6

Created by: Andrew White

Modified on: Wed, 21 Nov, 2018 at 8:30 AM

Bunker C oil, also know as Fuel Oil # 6 falls into the C12-C32 carbon chain length group of fuels.  It contains a variety of impurities including PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons).

Bunker fuel is often the generic term given to any fuel poured into a ship's bunkers to power it's engines.

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