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Americas News - August 2012

Petrobras to expand refining capacity
30 Aug 2012 14:46 GMT
Energy firm to boost its refining capacity and produce fuels with lower sulphur content.

New Orleans gets ready for Isaac
28 Aug 2012 15:51 GMT
Personnel and terminal operators complete storm preparedness procedures in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac.

NuStar halts Gulf Coast operations
28 Aug 2012 07:28 GMT
NuStar Energy shuts down terminals ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac.

WFS declares cash dividend
24 Aug 2012 23:22 GMT
Latest cash dividend follows 3.2 percent decrease in second quarter net income.

WFS reaches fuel supply agreement with Sanko Line
23 Aug 2012 15:12 GMT
WFS agrees not to arrest any vessel operated by Sanko Line and to resume supplying fuels, says trustee.

Ecuador breaks the $1500 barrier
23 Aug 2012 10:33 GMT
Ecuador is first country in the world since May to quote distillates above $1500/mt, according to Bunker Index data.

US court dismisses ethanol fuel challenge
22 Aug 2012 15:24 GMT
Association expresses disappointment at court's E15 fuel decision.

New marine fuel developed by scientists
22 Aug 2012 13:57 GMT
Green fuel developed by adding two ingredients to low sulphur diesel.

Bunkers International gets go-ahead in Trinidad and Tobago
20 Aug 2012 09:22 GMT
Government agrees to issue a marketing license to subsidiary Bunkers Oil Trinidad & Tobago Ltd.

Ultrapetrol forecasts 'substantial' fuel savings
17 Aug 2012 16:23 GMT
Transportation firm expects to achieve bunker savings as a result of its re-engine program.

Keynote speaker to address ship efficiency issue
17 Aug 2012 14:38 GMT
Industry veteran to set the tone in addressing the challenges and solutions for improving ship efficiency and fleet operations.

CEPSA Panama ready to offer 1.00% LSFO in Balboa
17 Aug 2012 09:42 GMT
Bunker supplier says it is ready to meet the needs of its clients with ECA-compliant fuel in Panama.

Marco Polo Seatrade exits Chapter 11
14 Aug 2012 17:23 GMT
Reorganisation plan is approved by the New York bankruptcy court overseeing the Chapter 11 case.

US firm launches water in fuel sensor
14 Aug 2012 15:13 GMT
New sensor is said to detect the presence of water in fuel and lubricating oil.

Hapag-Lloyd to implement ECA fuel surcharge
14 Aug 2012 10:11 GMT
Low sulphur fuel surcharge will apply to trade from Latin America to North America.

Hapag-Lloyd to implement ECA fuel surcharge
14 Aug 2012 10:11 GMT
Low sulphur fuel surcharge will apply to trade from Latin America to North America.

Aegean records $3.7 million rise in Q2 net income
14 Aug 2012 07:12 GMT
Second quarter net income climbs 115.6 percent in a comparison with the corresponding period last year.

Zim to introduce low sulphur fuel surcharge
13 Aug 2011 19:34 GMT
Surcharge to be implemented as a result of higher fuel costs following the introduction of the North American ECA.

Long Beach cuts pollution by 75 percent
10 Aug 2012 11:08 GMT
Pollution from port-related sources is reduced for the fifth consecutive year.

US Senator praises LNG ship conversion agreement
09 Aug 2012 09:41 GMT
TOTE's Alaska-bound ships will be converted to run on liquefied natural gas.

OW Bunker strengthens US trading team
07 Aug 2012 10:34 GMT
Bunker firm announces five appointments in Houston with more planned.

Curoil MD stresses importance of building strong relationships
06 Aug 2012 15:42 GMT
MD says Curoil will focus on improving its service and developing strong relationships with clients and business partners.

WFS to acquire assets of CarterEnergy Corporation
06 Aug 2012 14:03 GMT
World Fuel Services transaction is expected to be completed within the next 60 days.

New York approves clean vessel initiative
03 Aug 2012 11:06 GMT
$4.9 million program aims to encourage operators to use cleaner fuels and upgrade their technology to reduce emissions.

ECA zone calculator launched
03 Aug 2012 09:43 GMT
Onboard software integrates ECA zone information and calculation tools to evaluate the most cost effective voyage track.

WFS posts dip in Q2 net income
01 Aug 2012 21:57 GMT
Second quarter net income of $48.6 million is 3.2 percent lower than in 2011.

Aegean to discuss Q2 results
01 Aug 2012 06:53 GMT
Supplier to hold conference call and webcast following the announcement of its Q2 2012 results later this month.



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