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Home » News » News Archive - September 2008


News Archive - September 2008

Chemoil and Adani form JV
29 Sep 2008 17:25 GMT
Newly-formed joint venture company will begin supplying in western India.

Bunker fuel cargo arrives in Colombo
29 Sep 2008 13:29 GMT
Oil Bank facility receives its first fuel oil parcel for storage.

'Energy optimizing' agreement announced
29 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
Møller: New technology can save owners between $0.5m and $3m per year in bunker costs

VTA 'fuel saving' technology is revealed
26 Sep 2008 17:25 GMT
New turbocharger technology delivers 'higher fuel savings than expected'.

STG chairman examines eco-opportunities
26 Sep 2008 09:39 GMT
Environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient solutions are considered.

Bunker-saving solution is launched
26 Sep 2008 08:04 GMT
Finnish firm reveals integrated propulsion and manoeuvring solution for energy optimization.

DNV urges owners to be more proactive
25 Sep 2008 11:15 GMT
Cramer: 'Most companies have not allocated internal resources to optimise fuel consumption'.

Joint industry project aims to reduce bunker costs
25 Sep 2008 09:51 GMT
Fuel optimization project focuses on providing solutions for existing ships.

Skysails tech partner announced
25 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
Wind propulsion system to use Norwegian technology to operate towing kites.

New fuel-saving service is launched
24 Sep 2008 17:25 GMT
Service aims to help owners understand fuel consumption patterns and reduce costs.

UBT appoints new Managing Director
24 Sep 2008 09:52 GMT
New appointment will manage offices in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Norwegian firm develops fuel-saving system
24 Sep 2008 08:01 GMT
New sensor technology aims to increase vessel fuel efficiency.

DK Group joins eco-project
23 Sep 2008 14:48 GMT
Marine innovation company enters 'Danish Green Ship of the Future' project.

Vietnam's first refinery almost complete
23 Sep 2008 10:25 GMT
Fuel oil-producing facility on course to commence operations in Q1 2009.

EPA vessel leaks marine diesel
23 Sep 2008 08:03 GMT
Environmental agency vessel discharges 1400 gallons into the Elizabeth River.

Bunker trader joins Dan-Bunkering
22 Sep 2008 10:31 GMT
Danish bunker firm announces latest staff appointment.

Bunker savings at Sohar
22 Sep 2008 10:05 GMT
Transshipment operations increase partly due to savings in bunker costs.

Shipping firms urged to prepare for Bunker Convention
22 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
MPA encourages shipping community to get ready for oil pollution convention.

Hambantota project to proceed as planned
19 Sep 2008 11:16 GMT
Ports Development Authority denies project suspension claims.

EPA to host pollution control event
19 Sep 2008 09:35 GMT
Environmental cleanup and pollution control conference to be held in October.

Lanka Marine losses could be over $18m
19 Sep 2008 08:21 GMT
John Keells says ruling may cost its bunkering unit more than expected.

Singapore bunker sales hit 2008 peak
18 Sep 2008 11:34 GMT
380-cst August sales are 313,000 tonnes higher than last year.

PSO to buy 1.17m tonnes of fuel oil
18 Sep 2008 09:30 GMT
State oil firm issues tender to purchase fuel oil between October and January.

Indian refiner offers new cargoes
18 Sep 2008 08:03 GMT
MRPL issues tenders for 380-cst and gas oil parcels for lifting in Oct-Nov.

WTSA selects Bunker Index
17 Sep 2008 15:24 GMT
Bunker Index price data used for new surcharge formula calculations.

Asia-Australia lines plan surcharge cut
17 Sep 2008 10:12 GMT
Member lines to reduce bunker surcharge for dry and refrigerated containers.

Galp closes Sines refinery
17 Sep 2008 08:06 GMT
Portugal's largest bunker-producing facility is shut down for maintanance.

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker trader
16 Sep 2008 17:28 GMT
New member of staff joins Danish firm's trading team in Middelfart.

Contaminated fuel off California coast
16 Sep 2008 11:05 GMT
Local firm claims incident is the result of a refinery delivery mix-up.

Petrobras 'no longer evaluating' Aruba refinery
16 Sep 2008 09:29 GMT
Brazilian firm says it is no longer in talks to purchase the bunker-producing facility.

OW Bunker appoints risk manager
16 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
General Manager of risk management team in Singapore is announced.

New employee at Bunker Holding
15 Sep 2008 12:10 GMT
Danish firm announces appointment of new member of staff.

Australian eco-monitor requests lube spill debrief
15 Sep 2008 09:55 GMT
Port of Melbourne Corporation asked to attend oil spill meeting.

'Limited' damage to Gulf Coast facilities
15 Sep 2008 09:15 GMT
Refineries and terminals prepare to restart oprations after Hurricane Ike.

Indian firm sells 380-cst cargo
12 Sep 2008 17:26 GMT
Fuel oil parcel scheduled for loading in October. Two more lots offered also.

WMS to launch environmental product concept
12 Sep 2008 09:48 GMT
Emission reduction systems included in new line of "all-inclusive" products.

Graduation day for OW Bunker recruits
12 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
Ten recruits to graduate from management education programme.

New employee for Dan-Bunkering in Russia
11 Sep 2008 15:58 GMT
Kaliningrad office welcomes new member of staff.

KPI Bridge Oil opens office in Seattle
11 Sep 2008 15:22 GMT
Bunker group expands its operations with first office on the US West Coast.

High demand for Chemoil in Gulf of Mexico
11 Sep 2008 13:36 GMT
Supplier says increase is due to more vessels seeking to create cost efficiencies.

Lanka Marine to continue supplying bunkers
11 Sep 2008 09:52 GMT
Floating storage and shared facility will enable firm to proceed with bunker deliveries.

Aegean to present at New York Conference
11 Sep 2008 08:10 GMT
Company President to give presentation at shipping event next week.

Maersk announces new BAF formula
10 Sep 2008 11:28 GMT
BAF for dry and refrigerated containers to come into effect in October.

Study: More soot from tugs than any other vessel
10 Sep 2008 09:51 GMT
Researchers reveal conclusions from comprehensive soot emission study.

Plans afoot to modernize tank farm
10 Sep 2008 08:01 GMT
Port authority to upgrade facility and replace old pipelines.

Low fuel consumption engines to be developed
09 Sep 2008 11:12 GMT
Manufacturers to construct engines with low fuel consumption that comply with emissions regulations.

Lanka Marine given two-day extension
09 Sep 2008 09:36 GMT
John Keells bunkering unit has until September 12th to vacate tank farm.

Study: Cleaner fuels have zero GHG impact
09 Sep 2008 08:03 GMT
Researchers claim use of cleaner fuels has a net zero impact on greenhouse gas emissions.

Conference to cover Marpol Annex VI
08 Sep 2008 09:45 GMT
Mumbai event to address implications for fuel supply and shipping costs.

Matson lowers fuel surcharge
08 Sep 2008 08:07 GMT
Ocean shipper drops rates following decrease in bunker prices.

Colombo bunker supplies run low
05 Sep 2008 11:10 GMT
Tank farm stock levels are thin prior to handover on September 10th.

StatoilHydro shuts down refinery
05 Sep 2008 09:21 GMT
Two-month shutdown at Mongstad will affect all parts of the bunker-producing facility.

O.W. Bunker appoints bunker trader
05 Sep 2008 08:19 GMT
Former GAC employee joins trading team in Cape Town.

Bunker trader joins Dan-Bunkering
04 Sep 2008 14:21 GMT
Latest appointment joins Danish firm's trading team in Middelfart.

New refinery in Argentina
04 Sep 2008 13:45 GMT
Fuel oil-producing facility is set to begin production in 2009.

New hydrofoil to reduce bunker costs
04 Sep 2008 09:23 GMT
Technology project aims to produce lighweight hydrofoil to increase fuel efficiency

TEPPCO operations normal following Gustav
04 Sep 2008 08:16 GMT
Marine services group reports no damage to transportation assets after hurricane.

'Difficult times' for John Keells Holdings
03 Sep 2008 12:12 GMT
Chairman says the continuity of Lanka Marine is a key priority going forward.

Shell's Convent refinery needs repairs
03 Sep 2008 09:32 GMT
Restart of the Louisiana facility set to be delayed until repairs are carried out.

Total restarts bunker-producing refinery
03 Sep 2008 08:06 GMT
Port Arthur facility is restarted after Hurricane Gustav.

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker trader
02 Sep 2008 16:32 GMT
Trader joins the company's trading team in Middelfart.

Evergreen profit drops by 35 percent
02 Sep 2008 11:16 GMT
Second quarter net income falls on surging bunker costs.

Greek firm hit by bunker costs
02 Sep 2008 10:15 GMT
Ferry operator reports 30% drop in profit despite revenue growth.

Oil spill prevention device launched
02 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
US firm designs device to prevent fuel spilling at the time of refueling.

New employee at Bunker Holding
01 Sep 2008 16:44 GMT
Danish firm recruits controller with experience in the entertainment industry.

MRPL offers October 380-cst cargo
01 Sep 2008 11:02 GMT
Indian refiner issues tender for 80,000 tonnes of fuel oil.

Petrobras expands product range
01 Sep 2008 09:40 GMT
Brazilian supplier offers new products at Santos and Paranagua.

Fuel cell-powered ship launched in Hamburg
01 Sep 2008 08:07 GMT
Ceremony to inaugurate the world's first passenger ship powered by fuel cells.



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