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Americas News - March 2009

'EPA needs to improve its efforts', says report
27 Mar 2009 08:13 GMT
Study calls for Emissions Control Areas for U.S. ports in order to tackle air pollution.

No interest in Aruba refinery, says Petrobras
26 Mar 2009 17:36 GMT
Executive says oil firm is no longer interested in buying bunker-producing refinery.

Fuel supplies unaffected by strike, says Petrobras
25 Mar 2009 09:48 GMT
Oil firm says output has been maintained despite oil workers' strike.

Voyage optimization trial is launched
24 Mar 2009 13:19 GMT
Jeppesen Marine offers evaluation trial for its Vessel and Voyage Optimization Solution.

Coast Guard oversees fuel removal
24 Mar 2009 08:08 GMT
Diesel fuel removed from vessel grounded off US East Coast.

Cristobal cargo volumes skyrocket 108 percent
20 Mar 2009 09:42 GMT
Panama ports record year-on-year throughput increase in January 2009.

Port moves to boost clean-fuel incentive for ships
19 Mar 2009 11:03 GMT
Long Beach proposes to raise the reimbursement for each vessel trip by 50 percent.

Freeport terminal to raise capacity
18 Mar 2009 08:04 GMT
Fuel oil storage facility to return to its original capacity by the end of the year.

Oil at $40-$50 in 2009, says Petrobras CEO
17 Mar 2009 11:10 GMT
Chief Executive says he expects crude to remain in the $40-$50 per barrel range this year.

Two oil spills reported in California
12 Mar 2009 09:36 GMT
Samples are collected from vessels in the area to determine where the spilled fuel came from.

Petrobras bunker sales rise by 5.1 percent
12 Mar 2009 08:03 GMT
Supplier reports significant increases in Paranagua and Vitória.

Bunkers International expands operations in Colombia
11 Mar 2009 13:26 GMT
Supplier launches new gasoil barge and raises IFO delivery capacity in Cartagena.

Coast Guard releases Cosco Busan findings
11 Mar 2009 11:11 GMT
Investigation report outlines the contributing factors that led to the 2007 bunker spill.

Fuel removal from grounded vessel continues
11 Mar 2009 08:04 GMT
Responders continue efforts to remove marine diesel from vessel off US West Coast.

Maersk to raise bunker surcharges
10 Mar 2009 13:47 GMT
Increase affects trades from South America to the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent.

Oil spill pilot to be sentenced in June 09
10 Mar 2009 09:47 GMT
Pilot involved in San Francisco spill will be sentenced in June if plea terms are accepted.

Trader leaves PDVSA bunker desk
05 Mar 2009 08:07 GMT
Employee leaves bunker department to work within the domestic retail market.

Aegean takes delivery of bunker tanker
04 Mar 2009 08:09 GMT
Newbuild is expected to be deployed to the company's new market in Trinidad and Tobago.

U.S. bunker firm lauded for preventing Ike disaster
03 Mar 2009 08:02 GMT
Proclamation to be presented by mayor later today.

Report: Switch to alternative fuels is gaining momentum
02 Mar 2009 10:12 GMT
Study identifies alternative fuel programs at each of the Top 10 U.S. container ports.

Study provides global ship emission estimates
02 Mar 2009 08:01 GMT
Sulphates make up just under half of shipping’s total particle emissions, says report.



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