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Home » News » News Archive - January 2009


News Archive - January 2009

Maxcom returns to Hamburg
30 Jan 2009 16:40 GMT
Bunker firm to commence supply operations on February 2nd.

Royal Caribbean: Bunker costs 'higher than expected'
30 Jan 2009 09:58 GMT
Operator reports fuel expenses of $36.1 million as net income plummets.

Supply deal for 800,000mt of fuel oil
30 Jan 2009 09:11 GMT
Indian refiner said to be close to agreeing deal for ten 80,000-tonne cargoes.

Kittiwake appoints Sales Manager
29 Jan 2009 17:14 GMT
Material science expert joins company's office in Hamburg.

Brazil: Intra-day price adjustment
29 Jan 2009 14:46 GMT
MGO prices increase by $15 at all Brazilian ports.

New address for Reiter Petroleum
29 Jan 2009 11:52 GMT
Montreal-based firm says new address will be effective 2nd February.

Average revenue rises on lower bunker costs
29 Jan 2009 10:08 GMT
Liner sees average revenue per FEU increase due to bunker cost recovery.

London to host emissions trading seminar
29 Jan 2009 08:10 GMT
Event will aim to examine strategies for the implementation of emissions trading for shipping.

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
28 Jan 2009 12:21 GMT
Jeddah and Dammam posted prices effective Thursday 29th January.

Oil prices rise in Asia trade
28 Jan 2009 09:42 GMT
Increased buying interest follows the release of API inventory report.

Study: Great Lakes shipping more fuel-efficient
28 Jan 2009 08:08 GMT
Report claims shipping on the Great Lakes is cheaper, more energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

Operators to slash fuel surcharge next month
27 Jan 2009 16:36 GMT
Association members expected cut surcharge rate in February.

St. Petersburg terminal announces 2008 results
27 Jan 2009 09:34 GMT
Transshipment of oil products is 300,000 tonnes higher than in 2007.

Lubrizol sells $500m in notes to pay off debt
27 Jan 2009 08:03 GMT
Marine fuel additives supplier to repay senior notes due in October 2009.

Global Risk Management appoints new employee
26 Jan 2009 14:52 GMT
Assistant Risk Manager joins the company's office in Middelfart.

Bunker company opens office in Seoul
26 Jan 2009 14:23 GMT
Hong Kong firm aims to increase sales in Asia with launch of representative office.

Shipyard to build LNG-powered ships
26 Jan 2009 10:33 GMT
New LNG-fuelled vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 2010.

Lanka Bunkering files $1m legal claim
26 Jan 2009 08:02 GMT
Supplier alleges that it was prevented from delivering marine fuel in 2004.

BC Ferries says no to Vancouver fuel rebate
23 Jan 2009 10:28 GMT
Ferry operator decides not to provide fuel rebate on major routes.

Fuel-saving alternatives examined at SMM
23 Jan 2009 09:16 GMT
Bazari: 'Fuel cells could become the main energy unit in commercial ships'.

Rotterdam: Cruise ship sales to grow in '09
23 Jan 2009 08:13 GMT
Bunker sales from cruise ships set to surge at Europe's leading port.

Chemoil adds low sulphur barge in Rotterdam
22 Jan 2009 16:24 GMT
Supplier says dedicated barge will 'improve the efficiency and safety of its services'.

80,000-tonne fuel oil cargo is sold
22 Jan 2009 11:19 GMT
Indian firm sells 380-centistoke parcel for lifting next month.

Indian firm sells 380-cst fuel oil cargoes
22 Jan 2009 09:28 GMT
Two 30,000-tonne parcels are sold via tender for delivery in February.

Chemoil JV commences bunkering operations
22 Jan 2009 07:12 GMT
Indian joint venture firm starts supplying marine fuel at Mundra.

Dan-Bunkering to open office in Singapore
21 Jan 2009 12:53 GMT
Global trader says new office will aim to meet growing demand in the region.

Vopak expects EUR 318 million profit
21 Jan 2009 10:04 GMT
Terminal operator says 2008 evolved according to its pursued objectives.

Sines refinery to close for up to 6 weeks
21 Jan 2009 09:21 GMT
Fire at bunker-producing facility leads to 6-week shutdown.

Aegean to host New York meeting
21 Jan 2009 08:02 GMT
Joint investor and analyst meeting to take place in January.

Suspect confesses to murder of CEPSA director
20 Jan 2009 15:41 GMT
Justice Minister says detainee has confessed to his involvement in the crime.

Ontario port to develop bunkering operations
20 Jan 2009 09:40 GMT
City council to impose 12-month project completion deadline.

Bunker spill at the Port of Long Beach
20 Jan 2009 08:02 GMT
Coast Guard says incident at eco-conscious port was a 'minor spill'.

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker trader
19 Jan 2009 10:49 GMT
New member of staff joins Danish firm's office in Copenhagen.

China: Fuel oil imports surge 115.5 %
19 Jan 2009 09:43 GMT
Imports of fuel oil skyrocket in December ahead of consumption tax increase.

Korean firm sells 220,000mt fuel oil cargo
19 Jan 2009 09:13 GMT
Refiner to supply four 55,000-tonne lots to Singapore market.

Fuel control kit retrofit for US Navy
16 Jan 2009 14:14 GMT
US Navy retrofits gas turbines with Digital Fuel Control (DFC) kits.

BP remains top supplier in Singapore
16 Jan 2009 09:26 GMT
Top 20 bunker suppliers at the world's leading port are revealed.

Aegean acquires double-hull bunker tanker
16 Jan 2009 07:41 GMT
Vessel is expected to be deployed to Greece to serve customers in Piraeus.

Brazil: Intra-day price adjustment
15 Jan 2009 16:18 GMT
380-cst and 180-cst prices increase by $10 per metric tonne.

Full bunker operations resume in Buenaventura
15 Jan 2009 14:47 GMT
Bunkers International offers IFO on the Pacific Coast following supply disruption.

Fuel oil spill in the Barents Sea
15 Jan 2009 10:27 GMT
Incident is reported to have taken place during the transfer of oil from storage tanker.

Singapore: December sales fall by 5.1 percent
15 Jan 2009 08:04 GMT
Year-on-year increases for 380-cst, 500-cst and MGO, but annual 180-cst volumes fall.

OW Bunker clarifies Armada credit status
14 Jan 2009 14:55 GMT
Danish firm says Armada has no outstanding balance owed to any of its offices.

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
14 Jan 2009 10:05 GMT
Jeddah and Dammam posted prices effective Thursday 15th January.

Port Everglades expansion good for bunker sales
14 Jan 2009 09:29 GMT
Commissioners approve construction of new containerized cargo terminal.

Fujairah refinery plans under review
14 Jan 2009 08:02 GMT
Construction of Fujairah facility delayed following drop in global demand.

Eco-group calls for bunker tax
13 Jan 2009 14:02 GMT
Letter to New York Governor calls for tax on sales of marine fuel.

New phone number for PDVSA
13 Jan 2009 09:24 GMT
Venezuelan supplier announces new duty number for bunker enquiries.

'Cold ironing' planned for Tokyo
13 Jan 2009 08:08 GMT
Metropolitan government plans to offer shoreside power for ships by 2011.

Strike ends but delivery backlog continues
12 Jan 2009 10:08 GMT
Bunker suppliers face backlog of delivery commitments as oil workers' strike ends.

Oil spill response drill at Jebel Ali Port
12 Jan 2009 09:36 GMT
ENOC completes joint oil spill emergency response exercise.

MOL: Recession will help cut bunker costs
12 Jan 2009 08:03 GMT
Economic downturn is 'act of providence' which will help reduce fuel costs, MOL president says.

Port of Amsterdam reports volume growth
09 Jan 2009 14:34 GMT
Rise in cargo throughput bodes well for bunker sales volumes in Amsterdam.

A 'good' 2008 for Singapore despite downturn
09 Jan 2009 09:22 GMT
Singapore hits new highs in vessel arrival tonnage, container throughput and bunker sales.

Singapore sales hit 34.9m tonnes in 2008
09 Jan 2009 07:25 GMT
Annual bunker volumes increase by 87.6 percent since 2000.

Dan-Bunkering promotion announced
08 Jan 2009 10:46 GMT
Administrator is promoted to the post of bunker trader in Kaliningrad.

Oil workers' strike affects bunker supplies
08 Jan 2009 09:39 GMT
Marine fuel supplies run low as strike by oil firm staff continues.

Aegean expands Singapore bunker fleet
08 Jan 2009 07:32 GMT
Supplier takes delivery of double-hull bunker tanker for use in the Singapore market.

OW Bunker launches European Singapore trading desk
07 Jan 2009 14:47 GMT
UK office to provide expert knowledge on the Singapore market for European clients.

Cargo-related emissions drop in Los Angeles
07 Jan 2009 09:40 GMT
Port officials attribute the emissions reduction to the use of cleaner fuels in cargo ships.

Singapore facility to raise lube production
07 Jan 2009 08:06 GMT
Marine lubricant manufacturer expected to increase production capacity.

Aegean announces expansion plans in Morocco
07 Jan 2009 05:43 GMT
Supplier named exclusive bunkering company in Tangiers.

Jurong Island construction work continues
06 Jan 2009 17:24 GMT
Construction work at fuel oil storage terminal extended until July 2009.

Report says diesel spill risk is low
06 Jan 2009 09:43 GMT
Sunken ship off Nova Scotia unlikely to cause significant damage, study says.

GL explores options to reduce bunker costs
06 Jan 2009 08:03 GMT
Newly-acquired firms will focus on reducing marine fuel consumption.

Eco-tug to be launched in January
05 Jan 2009 17:26 GMT
'World’s first hybrid tug' to be unveiled in San Pedro Bay later this month.

New employees at Engen Petroleum
05 Jan 2009 11:35 GMT
Two new appointments at South African firm's marine fuels department.

Oil prices higher on Middle East conflict
05 Jan 2009 07:31 GMT
Crude oil rises above $47 in Asia as Gaza conflict intensifies.

Bunker delays at Lagos
02 Jan 2009 09:50 GMT
Congestion preventing ships from discharging and taking on marine fuel.

Deferment to benefit over 100 bunker tankers
02 Jan 2009 08:06 GMT
MPA hopes decision will help industry adjust to changing business climate.



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