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Americas News - August 2014

Harvey Gulf aims to optimize fuel economy with new management agreement
28 Aug 2014 08:35 GMT
Technical management agreement covers six LNG-fuelled platform supply vessels and two offshore construction vessels powered by diesel fuel.

Storm surge halts Long Beach vessel operations
28 Aug 2014 07:34 GMT
Ship operations were suspended due to adverse weather conditions powered by Hurricane Marie.

Study compares natural gas and conventional marine fuel emissions
25 Aug 2014 11:31 GMT
111-page report was prepared by the University of Delaware and The Rochester Institute of Technology.

Cryogenic systems designer selected for North America's first LNG bunker barge
22 Aug 2014 07:34 GMT
Taylor-Wharton is to carry out front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of North America's first LNG bunker supply vessel.

Shipyard awards energy storage contract for hybrid CNG ferry
18 Aug 2014 17:52 GMT
'World's greenest passenger ferry' is due to operate in the Netherlands.

Control system contract awarded for Fourchon LNG-fuelling facility
18 Aug 2014 07:27 GMT
New Louisiana facility is to supply fuel to LNG-powered offshore supply vessels and cargo ships operating in the Houston - New Orleans region.

US: Ships boarded to ensure ECA compliance
14 Aug 2014 16:17 GMT
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) have collected bunker samples from ships to determine whether they meet 1.0% fuel sulphur limit.

Slow steaming program off California to save whales... and fuel
12 Aug 2014 15:15 GMT
New trial incentive program in the Santa Barbara Channel is designed to reduce air pollution and increase protection of endangered whales.

Chevron unveils new line of Clarity Synthetic EA Hydraulic and Gear Oils
12 Aug 2014 12:02 GMT
Product line is designed to give maximum protection and provide good seal compatibility in hydraulic equipment and industrial gear applications on vessels and equipment where performance is critical.

Kinder Morgan to consolidate assets
11 Aug 2014 14:35 GMT
Energy business to be restructured as one corporation from a master limited partnership structure.

NAMEPA members rewarded for their commitment to sustainability
11 Aug 2014 12:31 GMT
North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) members have been awarded an automatic positive adjustment towards their vessels' RightShip Environmental Rating.

OW Bunker and Petrocosta enter strategic partnership in Colombia
11 Aug 2014 12:04 GMT
Petrocosta to handle sourcing, blending and storage while OW Bunker will be responsible for sales and marketing.

Florida bunker storage up for grabs
08 Aug 2014 16:31 GMT
Bunker fuel storage capacity has been available since the start of June.

BOSTCO expansion update
08 Aug 2014 13:31 GMT
Ultra-low sulphur diesel (ULSD) storage tanks are expected to be in commercial operation before the end of the third quarter.

Oiltanking Q2 net income up 43.3%
07 Aug 2014 14:20 GMT
Terminal operator posts net income of $42.3 million for the second quarter of 2014.

Wärtsilä wins design contract; Reduced fuel consumption cited as key reason
07 Aug 2014 13:43 GMT
Finnish firm says operational efficiency and reduced fuel consumption were among the reasons why its design solution was selected by US firm Tidewater.

VTTI Energy Partners announces closing of IPO
07 Aug 2014 12:35 GMT
Common units were sold by VTTI MLP Partners B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of VTTI B.V., and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on August 1.

PDVSA conducts Puerto Cabello barge delivery poll
05 Aug 2014 07:18 GMT
Supplier requests feedback from clients regarding the idea of re-establishing a bunker barge service at Puerto Cabello.

Aegean to hold earnings call in August
01 Aug 2014 11:33 GMT
Aegean Marine Petroleum to hold conference call and webcast following the announcement of its Q2 results later this month.



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