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Americas News - March 2011

LNG-fuelled Ro-Ro ship bound for South America
30 Mar 2011 17:42 GMT
World's first LNG-powered high speed passenger Ro-Ro ship will operate between Argentina and Uruguay.

PMSA loses appeal against clean fuel regulations
30 Mar 2009 13:38 GMT
Ruling means ships will still be required to burn cleaner fuels within 24 miles of the California coastline.

Trafigura acquires Exxon fuels businesses
30 Mar 2011 08:33 GMT
Deal includes the purchase of marine fuel supply units in Panama and Guatemala.

Alaskan operator ups fuel surcharge
29 Mar 2011 09:13 GMT
Shipping firm raises surcharge as a result of escalating bunker prices.

Cruise firm awards fuel cell power contract
28 Mar 2011 07:24 GMT
Vessel to be propelled by hydrogen fuel cells, wind, solar and a Tier II diesel engine.

Eniram joins environmental performance program
25 Mar 2011 15:41 GMT
Provider of decision support systems becomes member of voluntary North American eco-program.

'Time is now' for floating LNG terminals
24 Mar 2011 11:24 GMT
Classification society says it is in advanced stages of design review for a number of floating LNG concepts.

Matson to post loss on higher bunker costs
23 Mar 2011 07:45 GMT
CEO says higher fuel prices are having a 'disproportionate effect' on transportation firms.

Bunker management software released
22 Mar 2011 13:30 GMT
Management tool aims to help operators enhance voyage profitability.

BP sells US terminals and pipelines
21 Mar 2011 13:32 GMT
Deal includes 33 refined petroleum products terminals and 1,000 miles of pipelines.

Exhaust gas cleaning system guide released
21 Mar 2011 13:13 GMT
Guide aims to help operators decide whether to switch to distillates or install EGCS technology.

Aegean stock jumps on CNBC comments
18 Mar 2011 21:50 GMT
Bunker supplier issues statement on policy regarding 'unusual market activity'.

KPI Bridge Oil appoints trader in New York
17 Mar 2011 17:12 GMT
Lubricants trader joins KPI Bridge Oil's trading team in New York.

New invocing contact at PDVSA
16 Mar 2011 09:31 GMT
Venezuelan oil firm names new contact person for bunker invoicing.

Kirby acquires K-Sea Transportation
15 Mar 2011 19:42 GMT
$600 million acquisition is expected to be completed in June-July 2011.

Carnival deals blow to Mobile cruise volumes
14 Mar 2011 07:21 GMT
Cruise operator pulls out of Alabama port citing high bunker costs.

Petrobras announces trader replacement
14 Mar 2011 06:19 GMT
Bunker trader will be in charge of enquiries for Argentina and Uruguay.

NPRA issues GHG regulation warning
07 Mar 2011 15:26 GMT
Association says emissions regulation could drive many refineries out of business.

Buckeye to expand BORCO facility
07 Mar 2011 14:56 GMT
Plan to build up to 7.5 million barrels of flexible petroleum product storage.

Oiltanking acquires Panama bunker terminal
04 Mar 2011 13:56 GMT
Colón facility aims to meet increasing demand for marine fuels in the Panama Canal.

WFS completes acquisition of Nordic Camp Supply
02 Mar 2011 14:01 GMT

Three cruise lines 'plugged in' at LA
01 Mar 2011 09:37 GMT
US port becomes the first worldwide to provide onshore power to three cruise lines.



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