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Americas News - September 2014

Vale 'hoping' to convert VLOCs to LNG
29 Sep 2014 14:51 GMT
Brazilian mining giant says it is looking to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and to run its 'Valemax' ships on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Keel laying ceremony for LNG-ready tanker
29 Sep 2014 11:30 GMT
Ceremony held for first of four tankers to incorporate "numerous fuel efficiency features". Vessels are expected to be delivered in 2015 and 2016.

Carnival's fuel costs down $90 million in 9 months
24 Sep 2014 08:51 GMT
Fuel expenses 5.4% lower than last year after consuming 1.9% less fuel. Company expects higher fuel costs of around $0.10 per share in 2015 as a result of new sulphur content rules.

Government financing secured for LNG-fuelled boxships
23 Sep 2014 12:43 GMT
U.S. Department of Transportation approves $324.6 million Title XI loan guarantee.

U.S. to build three biorefineries to meet military transportation demand
22 Sep 2014 12:28 GMT
Biorefineries in Nevada, Oregon and on the Gulf Coast are expected to produce more than 100 million gallons of fuel annually.

Oil spill liability and compensation document published
19 Sep 2014 18:42 GMT
Document provides an overview of U.S. federal and state pollution laws on liability and financial responsibility.

PDVSA looks at supplying international clients in Bonaire
19 Sep 2014 12:08 GMT
Bunker supplier requests feedback from clients as it looks to start delivering marine fuel to customers at the Caribbean island of Bonaire.

Construction of five LNG-conversion-ready tankers under way
18 Sep 2014 11:53 GMT
Vessels are due to have dual-fuel-capable auxiliary engines installed and the ability to accommodate future installation of an LNG fuel-gas system.

Hovensa refinery sale agreed 'in principle'
17 Sep 2014 14:53 GMT
Unnamed 'U.S.' buyer is required to negotiate an operating agreement with the U.S. Virgin Islands government before the deal can go through.

Corpus Christi marine terminal deal completed
17 Sep 2014 13:04 GMT
Terminal complex is expected to provide around 5.6 million barrels of liquid petroleum product storage upon completion of the initial development phase.

Engine for world's first LNG-fuelled containership installed
16 Sep 2014 15:35 GMT
Described as 'the world's first dual-fuel slow-speed engine'.

FMC Doyle: US has 'plenty' of LNG for marine fuel
05 Sep 2014 13:22 GMT
Commissioner Doyle of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) stresses that natural gas is an 'affordable and domestically abundant fuel source' in the United States.

Buckeye to acquire 80% interest in Corpus Christi terminal complex
05 Sep 2014 12:31 GMT
Terminal complex is expected to provide around 5.6 million barrels of liquid petroleum products storage upon completion of the initial development phase.

World Fuel Services declares cash dividend
04 Sep 2014 07:14 GMT
Latest cash dividend will be payable to shareholders in October.



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