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News Archive - August 2009

Caltex reaches bunkering agreement with Korevaar Marine
28 Aug 2009 14:24 GMT
Bunker supplier to use double-hulled barge for deliveries on the Brisbane River

Market Briefing
28 Aug 2009 11:06 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
28 Aug 2009 10:58 GMT

Vopak H1 net profit jumps 16.2 percent
28 Aug 2009 09:42 GMT
Oil terminal operator sees six-month net profit rise to EUR 114.9 million.

Uncertainty over future Aruba production
28 Aug 2009 07:26 GMT
Valero looks at long-term alternatives as bunker-producing refinery is shut down indefinitely.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
28 Aug 2009 06:52 GMT

Market Briefing
27 Aug 2009 11:56 GMT

Essar Oil may launch Singapore trading desk
27 Aug 2009 11:03 GMT
Indian refiner is reported to be eyeing the possibility of trading fuel oil in Singapore.

PSO buys 1m tonnes of HSFO
27 Aug 2009 09:37 GMT
Oil marketer ties up deal to purchase fuel oil cargoes between September and November.

Houston approves project to help ships switch to cleaner fuels
27 Aug 2009 07:41 GMT
Port Authority authorizes program to assist ocean-going vessels in switching to low sulphur fuels.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
27 Aug 2009 06:09 GMT

Norway proposes SECA extension
26 Aug 2009 11:15 GMT
Norway looks to extend the Sulphur Emission Control Area (SECA) to protect its waters.

Rotterdam Market Report
26 Aug 2009 10:47 GMT

Market Briefing
26 Aug 2009 10:41 GMT

Indian refiner offers 360,000-tonne cargo deal
26 Aug 2009 09:24 GMT
Six parcel 180-centistoke deal is offered by Indian firm via private negotiations.

ENOC buys 380-cst fuel oil cargo
26 Aug 2009 07:42 GMT
60,000-tonne parcel of 380-centistoke is scheduled for lifting in October.

Singapore Market Commentary
26 Aug 2009 06:14 GMT

Tripoli closed until September
25 Aug 2009 15:25 GMT
Bunkering activities expected to resume in around 12 days' time once port is reopened.

Market Briefing
25 Aug 2009 12:16 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
25 Aug 2009 12:03 GMT

Aegean launches Tangiers operations
25 Aug 2009 11:16 GMT
Leading bunker firm begins supplying full range of fuels in strategically-located North African port.

Hong Kong starts low sulphur fuel initiative
25 Aug 2009 09:36 GMT
Nine month ferry trial is launched to examine the feasibility of switching to ULSD.

Aegean to deploy new tanker to Gibraltar
25 Aug 2009 08:12 GMT
Supplier takes delivery of its seventh double-hull bunkering tanker in 2009.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
25 Aug 2009 05:49 GMT

OW Icebunker deploys barges to Latin America
24 Aug 2009 13:37 GMT
Barges deployed to the Pacific Ocean to meet the rise in demand for high seas bunkering.

Market Briefing
24 Aug 2009 12:18 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
24 Aug 2009 12:14 GMT

Shandong to launch new fuel oil facility
24 Aug 2009 10:18 GMT
480,000 m3 fuel oil storage terminal to be launched in eastern province of Shandong.

New employee at Dan-Bunkering Singapore
24 Aug 2009 09:24 GMT
Cindy Tan joins Singapore-based bunker trading firm to work as an Accounts Executive.

Low sulphur fuel policy pays environmental dividends
24 Aug 2009 07:32 GMT
Wallenius Wilhelmsen says it has cut CO2 emissions by 18.2 percent since 2004.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
24 Aug 2009 05:57 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Aug 2009 11:18 GMT

Market Briefing
21 Aug 2009 11:08 GMT

New VLCC complies with fuel oil tank regulations
21 Aug 2009 11:02 GMT
Separate normal and low-sulphur systems will allow for SOx emissions management.

MISC expects bunker price rise to hit costs
21 Aug 2009 09:46 GMT
Malaysian shipping line says operating costs are set to rise on bunker price surge.

Fuel oil stocks fall in Singapore
21 Aug 2009 08:06 GMT
Inventory levels of fuel oil decline following three consecutive weeks of stock increases.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
21 Aug 2009 05:51 GMT

Market Briefing
20 Aug 2009 12:15 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Aug 2009 11:16 GMT

Middle East refiner sells 380-cst cargo
20 Aug 2009 11:08 GMT
80,000-tonne parcel is expected to remain within the region to service Middle East demand.

Total leases Fujairah fuel oil storage
20 Aug 2009 09:29 GMT
European oil major eyes new business opportunities in East Africa and Southern Asia.

Vitol enters into JV to build Malaysia terminal
20 Aug 2009 07:19 GMT
New joint venture firm to own fuel oil storage terminal in southern Malaysia.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
20 Aug 2009 06:27 GMT

Cold ironing projects honoured by ports
18 Aug 2009 16:45 GMT
Maritime firms win awards for 'taking extraordinary steps' to cut air pollution from ships.

Vopak Terminal Bahamas appoints MD
18 Aug 2009 15:37 GMT
Thijs Jan Huizer to be replaced by former Freeport Container Port COO.

Market Briefing
18 Aug 2009 11:45 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
18 Aug 2009 11:36 GMT

Svalbard Governor calls for heavy fuel ban
18 Aug 2009 09:08 GMT
Governor says he is in favour of a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel on ships.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
18 Aug 2009 05:54 GMT

OW Bunker launches Lübeck supply operations
17 Aug 2009 13:17 GMT
Leading bunker firm expands its presence in Germany with full range of bunker products at Lübeck.

Market Briefing
17 Aug 2009 11:56 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
17 Aug 2009 11:47 GMT

USVI suppliers prepare for tropical storms
17 Aug 2009 10:02 GMT
Bunker suppliers on the US Virgin Islands brace themselves for Tropical Storms Ana and Bill.

Singapore bunker sales reach almost 21m tonnes
17 Aug 2009 07:18 GMT
Increase in monthly sales is recorded as 380-cst volumes rise by over 150,000 in July.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
17 Aug 2009 05:11 GMT

Harley Marine cuts NY emissions
14 Aug 2009 17:42 GMT
Bunker transportation firm says it is actively reducing emissions in New York Harbor.

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Aug 2009 12:28 GMT

Market Briefing
14 Aug 2009 11:31 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
14 Aug 2009 09:52 GMT

Market Briefing
13 Aug 2009 11:14 GMT

Solar-powered passenger ship is launched
13 Aug 2009 11:03 GMT
German firm says vessel is a tangible sign that emission-free mobility is advancing.

Fuel cell association to 'educate the industry'
13 Aug 2009 10:07 GMT
Association to exhibit at maritime event to 'educate' the industry on the advantages of fuel cell technologies.

Aegean posts 65 percent Q2 profit increase
13 Aug 2009 08:14 GMT
Leading supplier records a $6.4 million rise in net income during the second quarter.

Singapore Market Commentary
13 Aug 2009 05:49 GMT

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
12 Aug 2009 16:42 GMT
Posted prices for Saudi Arabian ports effective Thursday 13th August.

Market Briefing
12 Aug 2009 11:16 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
12 Aug 2009 11:07 GMT

FAL Oil buys 180-cst fuel oil cargo
12 Aug 2009 11:05 GMT
Fuel oil trader lands 60,000-tonne cargo scheduled for loading at the end of August.

Brightoil plans to store fuel oil in Dalian
12 Aug 2009 09:14 GMT
Chinese supplier says it intends to an build oil storage facility north of the country.

EIA predicts $70 oil price in Q4
12 Aug 2009 07:32 GMT
US energy outlook expects WTI price to 'stay roughly flat' in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
12 Aug 2009 05:51 GMT

Seattle: First ship bunkered at Terminal 30
11 Aug 2009 17:12 GMT
China Shipping vessel is the first to receive marine fuel at the Port of Seattle's new terminal.

Teesport expansion bodes well for bunker sales
11 Aug 2009 15:11 GMT
First phase of container handling expansion plan is completed.

Market Briefing
11 Aug 2009 14:37 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
11 Aug 2009 11:09 GMT

Fuel surcharge criticized by UK businesses
11 Aug 2009 09:38 GMT
UK firms say Steam Packet surcharge is preventing them from doing business with the Isle of Man.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
11 Aug 2009 05:50 GMT

Bunker boost for Mormugao
10 Aug 2009 18:36 GMT
Contract awarded to develop new coal terminal. Positive news for future bunker volumes.

Rotterdam Market Report
10 Aug 2009 11:22 GMT

Market Briefing
10 Aug 2009 11:07 GMT

ECA plans discussed at Long Beach meeting
10 Aug 2009 10:22 GMT
EPA discusses plans to impose strict limits on the sale of marine fuel in North America.

Swire Shipping to pay $21m for bunker spill
10 Aug 2009 08:01 GMT
UK-based firm reaches agreement with governments over spill compensation.

ABS to issue air pollution certificates
07 Aug 2009 14:10 GMT
Classification society is authorized to verify the compliance of US vessels with MARPOL Annex VI.

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Aug 2009 12:38 GMT

Market Briefing
07 Aug 2009 11:03 GMT

K-Sea announces public offering of common stock
07 Aug 2009 10:05 GMT
Barge operator to launch public offering to repay debt and pay for vessel newbuilding program.

World Fuel Services posts Q2 profit rise
07 Aug 2009 08:16 GMT
Marine segment generates $40 million profit as US firm reports strong Q2 earnings.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
07 Aug 2009 05:52 GMT

Bandy: India, Middle East market entry 'on track'
06 Aug 2009 15:15 GMT
Chemoil says its ability to focus on profitable market segments has helped maintain profitability.

Market Briefing
06 Aug 2009 14:38 GMT

Dan-Bunkering reveals new company structure
06 Aug 2009 11:37 GMT
Danish firm says new structure has been established to foster further growth.

Rotterdam Market Report
06 Aug 2009 11:18 GMT

Stebbins sells 50,000 WFS shares
06 Aug 2009 08:02 GMT
WFS CEO sells 100,000 shares in just over a week in pre-arranged stock trading plan.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
06 Aug 2009 05:54 GMT

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
05 Aug 2009 13:44 GMT
Posted prices for Saudi Arabian ports effective Thursday 6th August.

Market Briefing
05 Aug 2009 13:32 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
05 Aug 2009 13:16 GMT

John Keells hit by drop in bunker revenues
05 Aug 2009 11:04 GMT
Revenues tumble and costs rise for bunker firm Lanka Marine Services.

Barge operator posts 60% drop in profit
05 Aug 2009 09:37 GMT
US firm says it is well-positioned for the future with new fleet of double-hulled vessels.

Inland revenue to audit Singapore bunker traders
05 Aug 2009 07:18 GMT
Marine fuel traders are singled out for audit by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
05 Aug 2009 06:11 GMT

Vitol reaches tank storage 'milestone'
04 Aug 2009 18:52 GMT
Global oil trader announces the completion of two 'key' projects in Buenos Aires and Amsterdam.

Rotterdam Market Report
04 Aug 2009 12:16 GMT

EPA to hold ship emissions hearing
04 Aug 2009 09:19 GMT
Protection agency to hold public hearing on its plans to implement tougher emissions controls.

US barge operator announces Q2 results
04 Aug 2009 07:19 GMT
Transportation firm sees net income fall by $36.5 million during the second quarter.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
04 Aug 2009 05:58 GMT

OW Bunker launches supply operations in Sweden
03 Aug 2009 15:19 GMT
Leading bunker player reveals that it has begun supplying in Gothenburg and other key ports.

Market Briefing
03 Aug 2009 11:58 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
03 Aug 2009 11:54 GMT

Sandstorm: Bunker delays in the Middle East
03 Aug 2009 10:24 GMT
Port closures and delays affect bunkering operations in the UAE and Qatar.

Low sulphur initiative cuts Seattle ship emissions
03 Aug 2009 09:34 GMT
Port says program has reduced sulphur dioxide by 80% and diesel particulate matter by 60%.

Norway spill: Clean-up work continues
03 Aug 2009 07:35 GMT
Crews have continued working over the weekend to contain a bunker spill off the Norwegian coast.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
03 Aug 2009 05:57 GMT



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