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Home » News » Americas News - August 2009


Americas News - August 2009

Uncertainty over future Aruba production
28 Aug 2009 07:26 GMT
Valero looks at long-term alternatives as bunker-producing refinery is shut down indefinitely.

Houston approves project to help ships switch to cleaner fuels
27 Aug 2009 07:41 GMT
Port Authority authorizes program to assist ocean-going vessels in switching to low sulphur fuels.

Cold ironing projects honoured by ports
18 Aug 2009 16:45 GMT
Maritime firms win awards for 'taking extraordinary steps' to cut air pollution from ships.

Vopak Terminal Bahamas appoints MD
18 Aug 2009 15:37 GMT
Thijs Jan Huizer to be replaced by former Freeport Container Port COO.

USVI suppliers prepare for tropical storms
17 Aug 2009 10:02 GMT
Bunker suppliers on the US Virgin Islands brace themselves for Tropical Storms Ana and Bill.

Harley Marine cuts NY emissions
14 Aug 2009 17:42 GMT
Bunker transportation firm says it is actively reducing emissions in New York Harbor.

Seattle: First ship bunkered at Terminal 30
11 Aug 2009 17:12 GMT
China Shipping vessel is the first to receive marine fuel at the Port of Seattle's new terminal.

ECA plans discussed at Long Beach meeting
10 Aug 2009 10:22 GMT
EPA discusses plans to impose strict limits on the sale of marine fuel in North America.

ABS to issue air pollution certificates
07 Aug 2009 14:10 GMT
Classification society is authorized to verify the compliance of US vessels with MARPOL Annex VI.

K-Sea announces public offering of common stock
07 Aug 2009 10:05 GMT
Barge operator to launch public offering to repay debt and pay for vessel newbuilding program.

World Fuel Services posts Q2 profit rise
07 Aug 2009 08:16 GMT
Marine segment generates $40 million profit as US firm reports strong Q2 earnings.

Stebbins sells 50,000 WFS shares
06 Aug 2009 08:02 GMT
WFS CEO sells 100,000 shares in just over a week in pre-arranged stock trading plan.

Barge operator posts 60% drop in profit
05 Aug 2009 09:37 GMT
US firm says it is well-positioned for the future with new fleet of double-hulled vessels.

Vitol reaches tank storage 'milestone'
04 Aug 2009 18:52 GMT
Global oil trader announces the completion of two 'key' projects in Buenos Aires and Amsterdam.

EPA to hold ship emissions hearing
04 Aug 2009 09:19 GMT
Protection agency to hold public hearing on its plans to implement tougher emissions controls.

US barge operator announces Q2 results
04 Aug 2009 07:19 GMT
Transportation firm sees net income fall by $36.5 million during the second quarter.

Low sulphur initiative cuts Seattle ship emissions
03 Aug 2009 09:34 GMT
Port says program has reduced sulphur dioxide by 80% and diesel particulate matter by 60%.



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