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Americas News - July 2014

North America's first LNG-powered ferry
30 Jul 2014 17:52 GMT
Vessel is also the first ever gas-powered ferry to be built in Italy.

Horizon's bunker costs down $23 per tonne in Q2
30 Jul 2014 13:45 GMT
Average fuel costs decline by 3.5% in the second quarter compared to last year.

Plan to develop bunkering operation in Haiti
29 Jul 2014 14:40 GMT
Feasibility studies are said to have been carried out for the development of a new bunkering service in Haiti.

Natural gas: 'The fuel of the moment'
29 Jul 2014 13:45 GMT
Publication talks to Total executive about natural gas fuel and looks at an EU project concerning LNG as an alternative transportation fuel.

Fuels marketing operating income up for NuStar Energy
28 Jul 2014 13:06 GMT
Fuels marketing segment records jump in Q2 and H1 operating income despite decline in product sales and other revenue.

Southern Towing Company selects engines for their 'unmatched' fuel economy
25 Jul 2014 13:06 GMT
Company is said to operate one of the most fuel-efficient inland barge fleets on the Mississippi River System and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

PetroChina agrees deal to buy fuel oil from Venezuela
25 Jul 2014 11:57 GMT
PetrĂ³leos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) to supply 100,000 barrels per day over the next three years.

Scrubber 'successfully' tested on board Maersk ship
25 Jul 2014 07:51 GMT
Tests are said to confirm full compliance with MARPOL Annex VI regulations.

Oil terminal network firm increases cash distribution
24 Jul 2014 16:38 GMT
Cash distribution represents an increase of approximately 2 percent on the previous quarter.

VTTI Energy Partners announces IPO
23 Jul 2014 13:15 GMT
Company plans to raise $350 million by offering 17,500,000 common units.

Glander International Bunkering embarks on recruitment drive
23 Jul 2014 12:20 GMT
Bunker firm is looking to employ staff in Dubai, Florida, Singapore and Brazil.

Site preparation begins at Puerto La Cruz refinery
23 Jul 2014 06:58 GMT
Puerto La Cruz Refinery Deep Conversion Project is scheduled to be completed within 12 months.

Aegean appoints Director of Strategic Development
22 Jul 2014 15:22 GMT
Experienced bunker professional joins Aegean Marine Petroleum's New York operation.

45% improvement in energy efficiency for Great Lakes bulker
18 Jul 2014 12:58 GMT
New bulk cargo ship has been designed to optimize fuel efficiency and operating performance.

Lloyd's Register to class three LNG-fuelled vessels
17 Jul 2014 14:23 GMT
Vessels to operate as dual-fuel, capable of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) or diesel fuel.

World Fuel Services to hold conference call and webcast
17 Jul 2014 11:17 GMT
Management team to discuss the company's second quarter results later this month.

Barge operator to announce Q2 results in July
16 Jul 2014 17:28 GMT
Oil transportation firm and barge operator Kirby Corporation will be announcing its second quarter results at the end of the month.

Report: Biofuels' share of US bunker and aviation market will surpass 6% by 2024
16 Jul 2014 15:33 GMT
Research firm predicts biofuels will make up 6.1% of the country's marine fuel and aviation and market within the next 10 years.

Bunker firm announces US staff changes
15 Jul 2014 11:01 GMT
Personnel changes include the appointment of new managing director in the United States.

World Fuel Services to acquire Colt International
14 Jul 2014 12:42 GMT
Houston-based firm is a provider of contract fuel and international trip planning services for the aviation industry.

Boston dry dock spill, 'no oil in water'
11 Jul 2014 14:55 GMT
Approximately 11,000 gallons of oil is said to be self-contained in dry dock with no oil in the water.

Genco exits Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
10 Jul 2014 06:18 GMT
Shipping firm says it has reduced debt by approximately $1.2 billion and received $100 million in new equity capital.

Proposed Nicaragua canal route approved
09 Jul 2014 13:33 GMT
Committee approves 173-mile route linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Stebbins in $2.47 million share sale
04 Jul 2014 12:51 GMT
Paul Stebbins, former CEO of World Fuel Services, has sold 50,000 company shares this week.

Project to develop first LNG-fuelled drillship
04 Jul 2014 07:24 GMT
A concept design has been developed and an analysis of the fuel gas supply system to be installed on the vessel has been carried out.



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