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Americas News - August 2008

Cargo ships to submit oil spill response plans
28 Aug 2008 08:02 GMT
Coast Guard begins enforcement of oil spill response plans for "nontank" vessels.

TSA announces record bunker surcharge
27 Aug 2008 10:02 GMT
New floating bunker surcharge to come into effect from September 1st.

Chevron plans lubricant plant in Pascagoula
22 Aug 2008 08:03 GMT
Base oil manufacturing facility to produce 25,000 barrels per day.

Zero emissions yacht to be launched in October
21 Aug 2008 10:04 GMT
Revolutionary hybrid combines diesel, solar and electric power.

California to host emissions workshop
20 Aug 2008 11:33 GMT
ARB meeting to discuss greenhouse gas reduction measures.

K-Sea announces rise in net income
19 Aug 2008 12:47 GMT
Barge operator posts Q4 and end-of-year earnings increase.

K-Sea announces public offering
19 Aug 2008 08:21 GMT
Barge operator to hold public offering of 2 million units.

High bunker prices help idiotfish
18 Aug 2008 11:21 GMT
Price of marine fuel helps protect declining population in British Columbia.

Lubrizol posts solid Q2 earnings
18 Aug 2008 10:02 GMT
Marine fuel additives supplier maintains profit momentum.

Canadian firm to close blending facility
15 Aug 2008 11:40 GMT
Marine fuel additives company to close Ontario plant in 2009.

API: US oil demand at 5-year low
14 Aug 2008 10:04 GMT
Weaker demand observed for the first six months continues in July.

Petrobras buys stake in Exxon's Chile unit
12 Aug 2008 09:20 GMT
Lubricant and specialty businesses in Chile not part of the deal.

Horizon in fuel surcharge u-turn
11 Aug 2008 11:54 GMT
Ocean shipper changes surcharge rates to match those of its main competitor.

'Super' lubricant launched for the marine industry
08 Aug 2008 12:01 GMT
Multi-purpose synthetic lubricant is said to last 3-4 times longer than base oils.

WFS posts record marine profits
08 Aug 2008 09:57 GMT
Marine segment generates $44.4m profit in the second quarter of 2008.

Chemoil records $21.4m profit increase
08 Aug 2008 08:08 GMT
Q2 profit rise is driven by healthy margins and strong demand within the bunker market.

NYMEX changes margins for fuel oil contracts
07 Aug 2008 12:21 GMT
New margins for fuel oil and gasoil contracts will come into effect from today.

Marine fuel catalysts tackle GHG issue
04 Aug 2008 12:14 GMT
EPA-registered marine fuel catalysts are designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Oregon Attorney General threatens to sue EPA
01 Aug 2008 11:56 GMT
Hardy Myers gives EPA formal notice of intent to sue within 180 days.



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