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Home » News » News Archive - November 2008

News Archive - November 2008

Bunker course announced for 2009
28 Nov 2008 16:46 GMT
Event will focus on how properties of marine fuels affect fuel handling, combustion, and cost.

BP to cut Castellón fuel oil output
28 Nov 2008 10:23 GMT
Fuel oil production expected to be slashed as coker project nears completion.

Shipping line lowers Puerto Rico surcharge
28 Nov 2008 08:02 GMT
New fuel surcharge will be effective from November 30th.

Matson cuts surcharge a sixth time
27 Nov 2008 16:35 GMT
Ocean shipper reduces fuel surcharge due to lower bunker costs.

Eco-ferry arrives in San Francisco
27 Nov 2008 10:19 GMT
Vessel is able to burn biodiesel and ultra-low-sulphur fuel.

Eco report calls for New York bunker tax
27 Nov 2008 08:02 GMT
Report also recommends East Coast switch to cleaner-burning fuels.

Evergreen restructures to cut bunker costs
26 Nov 2008 16:35 GMT
Transpacific services will be restructured to meet changing market conditions.

Ferry line to remove surcharge
26 Nov 2008 09:50 GMT
Fuel surcharge expected to be withdrawn before the end of 2008.

Workshop addresses air pollution at Russian ports
26 Nov 2008 08:06 GMT
Implementation of oil spill response measures in Baltic Sea is also discussed.

Dubai event to focus on cutting fuel costs
25 Nov 2008 10:53 GMT
Energy-efficient and eco-friendly technologies due to be unveiled.

Singapore bunker sales rise in October
25 Nov 2008 09:53 GMT
Accumulated annual sales set to exceed 34.5 million tonnes in 2008.

Engen to resume production mid-January
25 Nov 2008 08:19 GMT
Bunker supplier believes refinery could be restarted in six weeks' time.

OW Bunker issues margin call warning
24 Nov 2008 15:42 GMT
Bunker hedgers advised to recognise the ability to pay margins.

New 'ecotech' unit is launched
24 Nov 2008 11:01 GMT
Eco-products unit will focus on emissions reduction and fuel efficiency.

Russia records rise in fuel oil output
24 Nov 2008 09:52 GMT
Fuel oil production up 7.7 percent on higher seasonal demand.

Statoil shuts fuel oil trading operation
24 Nov 2008 08:08 GMT
Oil product trading department in Singapore is closed down.

Rotterdam joins the sub-$200 club
21 Nov 2008 16:23 GMT
380-cst price drops below the $200 per tonne mark at Europe's leading bunker port.

Supplier to have dedicated barge in Dubai
21 Nov 2008 10:10 GMT
UAE firm expects to have barge in place over next few days.

Barge operator announces staff changes
21 Nov 2008 09:26 GMT
US firm appoints new Chief Financial Officer.

Piracy may boost SA bunker demand
20 Nov 2008 16:24 GMT
'Pirate alley' threat could lead to rise in ships refuelling in South Africa.

New bunker quality study is launched
20 Nov 2008 09:37 GMT
Study to focus on the impact of bunker quality changes to meet emissions standards.

Aegean takes delivery of bunker tanker
20 Nov 2008 08:01 GMT
New-build will be deployed to the company's UAE service center.

EMSA expands oil spill response network
19 Nov 2008 16:31 GMT
Fleet of oil spill recovery vessels in the Baltic and North Sea is increased.

US bunker survey findings are announced
19 Nov 2008 10:13 GMT
Impact of bunker prices on commercial fishermen is revealed.

Aegean appoints new Director
19 Nov 2008 08:16 GMT
Latest appointment will serve as Audit Committee Chairman.

Chemoil's Singapore MD resigns
18 Nov 2008 16:36 GMT
New director of Asia and Middle East operations is announced.

Montevideo IFO prices slashed by $132
18 Nov 2008 09:40 GMT
IFO prices in Montevideo drop below those being quoted in Buenos Aires.

Indian refiner sells 380-cst cargo
18 Nov 2008 08:19 GMT
80,000-tonne fuel oil parcel is scheduled for loading in December.

Durban refinery to close for 3-4 months
17 Nov 2008 10:50 GMT
Engen spokesman gives estimated time-frame following last week's fire.

Maersk to cut bunker surcharges
17 Nov 2008 09:48 GMT
Ocean carrier to reduce fees in Oceania and Southeast Asia.

Study: Higher fuel costs can benefit coastal shipping
17 Nov 2008 08:05 GMT
US report compares fuel efficiency of vessels versus other modes of transportation.

Meeting to discuss emission reduction measures
14 Nov 2008 14:35 GMT
St. Petersburg meeting to evaluate Baltic NECA with tighter emission restrictions.

'Cold ironing' launched in California
14 Nov 2008 09:32 GMT
Project enables ships to cut bunker consumption and air pollution.

Ocean shipper cuts surcharge a fifth time
13 Nov 2008 10:45 GMT
Fuel surcharge is lowered as a result of continuing declines in bunker prices.

Fire breaks out at Durban refinery
13 Nov 2008 09:38 GMT
Bunker supplier to import refined fuel in order to avoid shortages.

Aegean posts $1.9m rise in net income
13 Nov 2008 08:01 GMT
Results driven by significant increase in the gross spread on marine petroleum products.

New Fujairah storage by mid-2009
12 Nov 2008 11:25 GMT
Clean petroleum storage facility expected to be completed by mid-next year.

DME to launch oil contracts on CME platforms
12 Nov 2008 09:31 GMT
Contracts to be traded on CME Globex in Q1 2009.

Bunker spill in northern Taiwan
12 Nov 2008 08:12 GMT
Cargo ship runs aground releasing more than 100mt of fuel oil.

Bunker facility staff air grievances
11 Nov 2008 11:11 GMT
Workers claim productivity has been affected by compensation issue.

Legal firm files lawsuit against Britannia Bulk
11 Nov 2008 09:39 GMT
Lawsuit alleges misstatements relating to bunker fuel hedges were made.

Chemoil records positive Q3 results
11 Nov 2008 08:02 GMT
Revenue growth driven by higher average sales value of marine fuel.

US ferry service drops surcharge
10 Nov 2008 10:45 GMT
Fuel surcharge to be eliminated from 1st December.

Cruise firm sued over fuel surcharge
10 Nov 2008 09:40 GMT
Attorney General files lawsuit following Economic Crimes Division investigation.

Scottish fishermen get fuel aid
10 Nov 2008 08:03 GMT
Financial package to help fishing industry cope with fluctuating bunker prices.

WFS posts record marine profits
07 Nov 2008 16:42 GMT
Marine segment generates 42 percent profit increase in Q3 2008.

Fuel management firm selects tech partner
07 Nov 2008 10:02 GMT
Norwegian technology selected for fuel efficiency and emission reduction solutions.

Vepamil rebrands bunker operations
07 Nov 2008 09:31 GMT
Name change is part of the reorganization of Vepamil's business activities.

RINA launches new 'green' certification
06 Nov 2008 17:04 GMT
Goal-based class notation will be based on an environmental performance index.

Azerbaijan: Fuel oil export volumes announced
06 Nov 2008 09:26 GMT
State oil company reveals export figures for October and year so far.

Petroplus announces Q3 results
06 Nov 2008 08:08 GMT
Refiner reports net earnings of $135 million for the third quarter.

Compass expands sales team
05 Nov 2008 13:55 GMT
UK broker announces the appointment of a new member of staff.

Libya refinery developments announced
05 Nov 2008 09:25 GMT
Fuel-oil producing refinery project a step closer to construction phase.

Indian firm sells 30,000mt fuel oil cargo
05 Nov 2008 08:02 GMT
380-cst parcel sold for delivery during the second half of November.

Petrobras announces prompt delivery prices
04 Nov 2008 13:19 GMT
New price list for prompt delivery comes into effect from today.

EU oil spill report is released
04 Nov 2008 09:50 GMT
Review claims 7-8,000mt of oil was spilled in EU waters in 2007.

Recognised Bunker Convention underwriters announced
04 Nov 2008 08:03 GMT
MPA reveals list of recognised P&I Clubs and underwriters for the port of Singapore.

Multi-fuel engine deal is signed
03 Nov 2008 10:49 GMT
Supply deal agreed for engine that runs on heavy fuel oil, marine diesel or natural gas.

Proposal to reduce storage tank emissions
03 Nov 2008 09:45 GMT
EPA proposes options for controlling air toxic emissions from refinery storage tanks.

Bunker spill in the UK
03 Nov 2008 08:05 GMT
Oil spill fears as dredger sinks carrying 3,500 litres of fuel.

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