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Americas News - February 2009

World Fuel Services expands land fuel business
27 Feb 2009 10:35 GMT
Acquisition of Illinois-based firm enhances its position in the ground-based fuel market.

Chemoil eyes new business opportunities
27 Feb 2009 09:32 GMT
CEO says the firm has a number of 'targets' on its radar screen during the economic downturn.

World Fuel Services posts $105 million FY08 profit
27 Feb 2009 07:27 GMT
Increase in net income is helped by 78 percent rise in marine segment profits.

Chemoil's profit increases by US$16.8 million
26 Feb 2009 11:19 GMT
Rise in sales volume helps push up 2008 earnings by 55 percent.

Vessel refloated after fuel oil transfer
25 Feb 2009 08:04 GMT
Over 80,000 barrels of low sulphur fuel oil transferred in lightering operation.

Vessel awaiting bunker barge attacked in Peru
24 Feb 2009 16:46 GMT
Container ship is attacked by robbers in Callao. Incident is second at the port since February 14th.

Investment interest in Cartagena expansion project
24 Feb 2009 09:31 GMT
Petrobras and General Electric eye project to extend bunker-producing refinery.

Sunken ship leaks marine diesel
23 Feb 2009 09:39 GMT
Fuel tanks empty as vessel carrying 250 gallons sinks in US West Coast.

Cartagena refinery ownership discussions continue
20 Feb 2009 08:07 GMT
Expansion of bunker-producing facility looks set to go ahead despite financing difficulties.

Montevideo IFO prices set to rise on 22 Feb
19 Feb 2009 12:34 GMT
Price levels for IFO 380 and IFO 180 expected to increase by $25/mt.

Oceanbat launches new bunker barge
18 Feb 2009 11:04 GMT
Bunker supplier increases total fuel capacity to 15,000 metric tonnes.

Marine polluter fined $15,000 for oil spill
16 Feb 2009 11:04 GMT
Dry cargo vessel penalized for incident during offloading operations in Canadian waters in 2008.

Bunker spill in Tampa Bay
16 Feb 2009 08:02 GMT
Shipping traffic disrupted after collision causes spill of up to 1000 gallons.

Bunker spill off Hawaii
10 Feb 2009 08:01 GMT
Mile-long sheen of marine diesel spotted where guided missile cruiser ran aground.

Panama ratifies Bunkers Convention
09 Feb 2009 10:49 GMT
Maritime Administration expected to be able to issue certificates by May 2009.

Cruise lines reach settlement agreement over fuel surcharges
09 Feb 2009 09:48 GMT
Attorney General agrees $3 million deal with cruise firms over retroactively imposed fuel surcharges.

Fuel spill incident in Puget Sound
04 Feb 2009 16:02 GMT
Seattle-based bunker transportation company reports spill to authorities.

Fuel management technology to be launched
04 Feb 2009 10:17 GMT
Engine and fuel monitoring system to be revealed in Florida this month.

Bunker prices on the agenda at LA event
04 Feb 2009 08:12 GMT
Conference to cover 2009 bunker price analysis.

Alaska ferry in oil spill incident
03 Feb 2009 10:12 GMT
Vessel is reported to have leaked 'a small amount of fuel'.

Barge operator reports profit decline
02 Feb 2009 08:01 GMT
60 percent drop in net income for K-Sea Transportation Partners.



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