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Americas News - December 2008

US cruise operator drops surcharge
30 Dec 2008 10:29 GMT
Seattle-based firm eliminates fuel surcharge on all 2009 bookings.

Countdown for Brazilian nominations
30 Dec 2008 09:42 GMT
Bunker buyers have until 3pm today to nominate ships for Brazilian ports.

ExxonMobil to pay $6.1m for oil spill
29 Dec 2008 17:12 GMT
Oil major agrees to pay fine for 2006 Boston Harbor spill.

Operations back to normal in L.A.
29 Dec 2008 09:50 GMT
Conoco says refinery is operating normally following "upset".

Curacao refinery is restarted
29 Dec 2008 08:05 GMT
PDVSA restarts bunker-producing refinery after power outage.

Jacksonville considers 380-cst ban
24 Dec 2008 08:12 GMT
Port officials in talks over 'cold ironing' project and prohibiting the use of 380-cst.

New phone number for PDVSA
23 Dec 2008 17:08 GMT
Venezuelan supplier announces new duty number for bunker sales.

NYMEX launches new fuel oil contracts
23 Dec 2008 08:02 GMT
Singapore 180-cst swap amongst new average price option contracts to be listed.

Vancouver to introduce 'cold ironing'
22 Dec 2008 08:03 GMT
Shore power to be provided for cruise ships from 2009.

Crystal Cruises suspends fuel surcharge
18 Dec 2008 09:33 GMT
Decision follows similar moves made by rival cruise operators.

Lubrizol declares quarterly dividend
17 Dec 2008 09:50 GMT
Marine fuel additives supplier to pay shareholders in March 2009.

Hybrid ferry to be sent to Alcatraz
17 Dec 2008 08:13 GMT
Wind, solar and diesel-powered vessel launched in San Francisco.

Kasbar to sell company stock in 2009
16 Dec 2008 09:40 GMT
World Fuel Services President enters into stock trading plan.

California plans to raise carbon limits on fuels
15 Dec 2008 10:10 GMT
ARB proposes to reduce the carbon intensity of marine fuels by 25%.

Petrobras announces holiday schedule
12 Dec 2008 14:12 GMT
Clients asked to pay 'special attention' to supplies over the Christmas period.

Windstar suspends fuel surcharge
12 Dec 2008 13:49 GMT
Seattle firm is latest cruise operator to remove surcharge due to declining bunker prices.

Carnival to remove fuel supplement
11 Dec 2008 09:41 GMT
Suspension for North American brands effective from 17th December.

Marine Atlantic slashes surcharge
11 Dec 2008 08:02 GMT
Federal Crown corporation cuts fuel surcharge by over 16 percent.

Cruise firm suspends fuel supplement
10 Dec 2008 09:48 GMT
Decision reflects 'recently sustained lower price of fuel".

Solar ship in green initiative
10 Dec 2008 09:19 GMT
Eco-event to cover energy-efficient attributes of solar cruise vessel.

World Fuel Services declares quarterly dividend
09 Dec 2008 14:45 GMT
Cash dividend for the quarter to be payable in January 2009.

Stebbins enters into stock trading plan
09 Dec 2008 13:39 GMT
World Fuel Services CEO to sell company stock in 2009.

Eco-coalition comments on bunker spill
08 Dec 2008 15:55 GMT
ASOC issues statement on grounding of MV Ushuaia.

Rio: 72-hour time limit on nominations
08 Dec 2008 12:20 GMT
Petrobras announces nomination requirements for Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi.

Bunker spill in the Antarctic
05 Dec 2008 08:09 GMT
Argentinian cruise ship leaks marine fuel after running aground.

Petrobras: MGO delivery location announcement
04 Dec 2008 14:50 GMT
MGO deliveries in Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi to be carried out at anchorage area.

US Congress to evaluate "Green Ship" initiative
04 Dec 2008 10:32 GMT
"Marine Highway" proposal would move freight to fuel-efficient ships and raise bunker volumes.

Oil spill risk assessment team established
03 Dec 2008 08:11 GMT
Management team is set up with funds from bunker spill court settlement.

Total acquires US lube manufacturer
01 Dec 2008 16:35 GMT
Oil major looks to expand its presence in the US lubricants market.

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