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Home » News » News Archive - October 2009

News Archive - October 2009

Rotterdam Market Report
30 Oct 2009 11:22 GMT

Market Briefing
30 Oct 2009 10:23 GMT

Drop in net earnings for US barge operator
30 Oct 2009 10:11 GMT
Fuel oil transportation firm sees net income fall by $6.8 million during the third quarter.

Bunker tanker built for Norwegian firm
30 Oct 2009 09:12 GMT
New vessel to be used for the transportation of clean and dirty oil products.

Aegean to hold conference call and webcast
30 Oct 2009 06:33 GMT
Bunker supplier to discuss third quarter 2009 results in November.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
30 Oct 2009 06:17 GMT

OW Bunker appoints Branch Manager in Shanghai
30 Oct 2009 05:04 GMT
Martin Haxholdt will be responsible for managing the company's development in the Chinese market.

Argentine vessel to be made 'fuel efficient'
29 Oct 2009 12:22 GMT
Power, propulsion and automation solution aims to help icebreaker cut fuel consumption.

Market Briefing
29 Oct 2009 11:34 GMT

Yujin to focus on bunker tanker business
29 Oct 2009 11:08 GMT
Operator says earnings will be lower than expected despite strong bunker tanker business results.

New technology cuts cruise ship's emissions
29 Oct 2009 07:33 GMT
Cruise ship's engines use common rail injection technology to reduce smoke emssions.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
29 Oct 2009 06:07 GMT

$5.2 million net loss for barge operator
28 Oct 2009 11:32 GMT
$9.1m drop in net income is attributed to decrease in net voyage revenue.

Rotterdam Market Report
28 Oct 2009 10:52 GMT

Market Briefing
28 Oct 2009 10:41 GMT

Solar-powered ferries to sail Hong Kong harbour
28 Oct 2009 09:12 GMT
Hybrid ferries are part of eco-drive to make the city more environmentally conscious.

Fresh fruit firm reports bunker hedging loss
28 Oct 2009 07:22 GMT
Leading fruit distributor enters into bunker fuel hedging agreements which result in unrealized loss.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
28 Oct 2009 06:08 GMT

Puerto Cabello: Barge back in service
27 Oct 2009 17:32 GMT
Latest update on product availability at Venezuelan ports.

Denmark: 91% drop in SO2 emissions by 2020
27 Oct 2009 12:47 GMT
SO2 emissions fom ships are predicted to fall significantly despite a 15% rise in fuel consumption.

Rotterdam Market Report
27 Oct 2009 12:19 GMT

Market Briefing
27 Oct 2009 10:40 GMT

Paradip fuel oil removal resumes
27 Oct 2009 09:12 GMT
Oil salvage work continues after clearance is obtained to transport the retrieved fuel.

Seattle sets cruise ship record in 2009
27 Oct 2009 07:19 GMT
West Coast port brings in a record 218 vessel calls during the 2009 cruise season.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
27 Oct 2009 05:57 GMT

Petroplus to sell Antwerp refinery to Vitol
26 Oct 2009 17:37 GMT
Sale of crude processing and import facilities is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

Market Briefing
26 Oct 2009 11:28 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
26 Oct 2009 11:20 GMT

Puerto Rico: Bunker depot fire extinguished
26 Oct 2009 10:42 GMT
Fire at oil storage facility near San Juan is finally put out after raging for two days.

FAL buys November 380-cst cargo
26 Oct 2009 09:11 GMT
UAE firm is reported to have purchased an 80,000-tonne cargo for delivery early November.

Plan to launch battery-powered ferry in 2015
26 Oct 2009 07:07 GMT
Japanese firm completes the basic design for a 30-metre long electric ferry.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
26 Oct 2009 06:04 GMT

Market Briefing
23 Oct 2009 10:58 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
23 Oct 2009 10:52 GMT

EU confirms support for market-based instruments
23 Oct 2009 10:25 GMT
EU Council says it is in favour of the use of global market-based instruments to cut emissions.

EU document: Plan to set 20% emissions target
23 Oct 2009 09:22 GMT
EU plan to cut maritime emissions by 20 percent will be presented at Copenhagen meeting.

Bunker boost for Charleston: Maersk to stay
23 Oct 2009 07:15 GMT
Maersk Line in u-turn as deal is reached for carrier to stay in Charleston until 2014.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
23 Oct 2009 05:55 GMT

Venezuela: Product availability update
22 Oct 2009 16:33 GMT
Bunker supplier PDVSA provides update on product availability at Venezuelan ports.

Rotterdam Market Report
22 Oct 2009 11:12 GMT

WFS to hold conference call and webcast
22 Oct 2009 10:27 GMT
Management team to discuss the company's third quarter results.

Dispersants used in response to US bunker spill
22 Oct 2009 09:42 GMT
Response plan implemented to mitigate the impact of a bunker spill off the coast of Galveston.

Fuel cell association to exhibit at Hamburg event
22 Oct 2009 07:27 GMT
Association says it will 'educate' the industry on the advantages of fuel cell technologies.

Singapore Market Commentary
22 Oct 2009 05:58 GMT

Hamworthy Krystallon claims top spot
21 Oct 2009 15:38 GMT
Company says it has become the market leader in the marine exhaust sulphur emissions reduction sector.

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Oct 2009 11:18 GMT

Market Briefing
21 Oct 2009 10:38 GMT

Bunker Index (BIX) hits 2009 record
21 Oct 2009 10:05 GMT
Average Global Bunker Price reaches $541.11 per tonne as 2009 record breaks the $540 barrier.

Spill recovery vessel presentation announced
21 Oct 2009 07:28 GMT
Vessel able to collect hydrocarbons at a rate of 100m3 per hour to be presented at UK seminar.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
21 Oct 2009 05:44 GMT

Bunker sales growth for Gibraltar in '09
20 Oct 2009 16:44 GMT
Positive bunker sales volumes for the Mediterranean's leading bunker port despite the economic climate.

'Fuel-efficient' optimization technology launched
20 Oct 2009 13:52 GMT
New product is designed to help fleet managers cut fuel costs and CO2 emissions.

Market Briefing
20 Oct 2009 10:58 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Oct 2009 10:53 GMT

EMSA meeting on 0.1% sulphur fuel
20 Oct 2009 09:52 GMT
Concern raised over switch to ultra low sulphur MGO. Safety evaluation issue discussed.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
20 Oct 2009 05:52 GMT

Aegean tanker earmarked for Trinidad & Tobago
19 Oct 2009 13:42 GMT
Supplier takes delivery of latest double-hull bunkering tanker from China.

Rotterdam Market Report
19 Oct 2009 11:36 GMT

Market Briefing
19 Oct 2009 11:32 GMT

Companies bid for Fujairah terminal expansion - sources
19 Oct 2009 10:22 GMT
Construction companies are reported to have submitted bids to expand the Vopak Horizon terminal.

Houston fuel oil terminal acquisition is completed
19 Oct 2009 07:22 GMT
Energy investment firm completes acquisition of remaining 50% membership interest in Houston terminal.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
19 Oct 2009 05:43 GMT

Ex-Aegean CFO joins Dryships
16 Oct 2009 16:28 GMT
Drybulk shipping firm names Ziad Nakhleh as Chief Financial Officer.

Market Briefing
16 Oct 2009 13:34 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
16 Oct 2009 11:47 GMT

Spill detection systems delivered to Italy
16 Oct 2009 09:27 GMT
Environment Ministry installs new radar-based systems to detect oil spills from a moving vessel.

Unions condemn treatment of bunker spill officers
16 Oct 2009 07:21 GMT
Trade unions jointly unite to condemn court Full City 'u-turn'.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
16 Oct 2009 06:17 GMT

Bunkers and Ships Agency appointment at Wilhelmsen
15 Oct 2009 16:44 GMT
Wilhelmsen Ships Service appoints Frederic Fontarosa as Business Director.

BIMCO starts work on bunker clauses
15 Oct 2009 15:29 GMT
Sub-committee begins work on devising a suite of bunker clauses for time charter parties.

Market Briefing
15 Oct 2009 12:22 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
15 Oct 2009 11:05 GMT

Chemoil appoints European sales & marketing director
15 Oct 2009 07:51 GMT
Michiel Van Eijck to focus on building relationships with European customers in his new role.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
15 Oct 2009 06:24 GMT

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
14 Oct 2009 15:12 GMT
Posted prices for Saudi Arabian ports effective Thursday 15th October.

Dan-Bunkering promotion announced
14 Oct 2009 14:21 GMT
Jesper Pedersen is promoted to the role of Senior Bunker Trader & Team Leader.

Market Briefing
14 Oct 2009 14:07 GMT

Oil storage plan bodes well for Gothenburg bunker sales
14 Oct 2009 12:02 GMT
Gothenburg project could see crude oil volumes rise by up to 60 per cent.

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Oct 2009 11:04 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
14 Oct 2009 10:49 GMT

DNV to host fuel efficiency seminars
14 Oct 2009 10:42 GMT
Classification society is scheduled to discuss emissions standards and fuel management at upcoming event.

Gulf Oil signs agreement with Delek Lubricants
14 Oct 2009 09:24 GMT
Sealub Alliance extends coverage through deal with Israel-based lubricants firm.

Singapore achieves Q3 sales record
14 Oct 2009 07:23 GMT
Q3 sales reach 9.3 million tonnes as monthly volumes exceed 3 million tonnes for the third time in a row.

ExxonMobil Marine Fuels appoints Director
13 Oct 2009 15:21 GMT
Vincent Chong is named EMMF Director, replacing Linda Wright.

Rotterdam Market Report
13 Oct 2009 11:55 GMT

Market Briefing
13 Oct 2009 11:22 GMT

Kochi bunker terminal project gathers pace
13 Oct 2009 09:56 GMT
Cochin Port Trust says it is on course to meet 2011 completion date for new bunkering terminal.

Rotterdam calls for 80% emissions reduction
13 Oct 2009 07:26 GMT
Joint appeal calls on the Dutch government to "shoulder its responsibilities".

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
13 Oct 2009 06:24 GMT

Market Briefing
12 Oct 2009 12:57 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
12 Oct 2009 11:21 GMT

Indian refiner offers 380-cst cargo
12 Oct 2009 10:20 GMT
80,000-tonne fuel oil cargo is scheduled for lifting early November.

Chemoil Q3 net loss on the cards - sources
12 Oct 2009 09:46 GMT
Leading supplier is reported to be expecting a net loss in the third quarter of 2009.

Marine fuel emissions data released
12 Oct 2009 07:29 GMT
New report provides statistical analysis of CO2 emissions from international marine fuels.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
12 Oct 2009 06:08 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
09 Oct 2009 11:55 GMT

Bunker sales boost for Charleston
09 Oct 2009 11:05 GMT
First year-round cruise schedule is due to begin in May 2010.

Market Briefing
09 Oct 2009 11:01 GMT

Bunker Holding appoints Chief Accountant
09 Oct 2009 10:18 GMT
Ex-PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditor joins Danish firm's office in Middelfart.

NY/NJ terminals to close on Oct 12th
09 Oct 2009 09:19 GMT
Port Authority says the majority of the marine terminals will be closed for Columbus Day.

Lauderdale fuel dock is upgraded
09 Oct 2009 07:24 GMT
First phase reconstruction of Lauderdale Marina's fuel dock has been completed.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
09 Oct 2009 07:11 GMT

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
08 Oct 2009 12:14 GMT
Posted prices for Saudi Arabian ports effective Thursday 8th October.

Market Briefing
08 Oct 2009 11:27 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
08 Oct 2009 11:20 GMT

Marubeni buys mid-October 380-cst cargo
08 Oct 2009 10:47 GMT
Japanese firm purchases 30,000-tonne cargo for loading mid-next month.

23% throughput rise at Petersburg Oil Terminal
08 Oct 2009 09:34 GMT
Year-on-year throughput of oil products increases in September 2009.

Association committed to MBI consensus
08 Oct 2009 07:31 GMT
ICS says it is committed to developing a consensus on Market Based Instruments to cut emissions.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
08 Oct 2009 06:08 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Oct 2009 11:22 GMT

Market Briefing
07 Oct 2009 11:21 GMT

EEDI discussed at Ship Efficiency Conference
07 Oct 2009 09:39 GMT
Event participants discuss pros and cons of Energy Efficiency Design Index.

Bunker Index prices rebranded
07 Oct 2009 07:24 GMT
Fourteen price indices listed on the Bunker Index website are rebranded.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
07 Oct 2009 06:02 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
06 Oct 2009 12:21 GMT

Market Briefing
06 Oct 2009 11:35 GMT

US firm tests emissions extraction and measurement system
06 Oct 2009 11:01 GMT
New product enables extraction and measurement of emissions in one system.

Bharat offers spot 380-cst cargo
06 Oct 2009 09:29 GMT
Rare spot cargo of fuel oil up for sale following tank space issue at Mumbai.

Ferry line increases fuel surcharge
06 Oct 2009 07:33 GMT
Canadian firm decides to raise surcharge following a quarterly review of its fuel costs.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
06 Oct 2009 06:03 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
05 Oct 2009 12:34 GMT

Fuel oil spill in northern Spain
05 Oct 2009 11:12 GMT
Cargo ship is reported to have spilled around 1,000 litres of fuel.

Market Briefing
05 Oct 2009 10:36 GMT

Mundra to expand bunkering facilities
05 Oct 2009 09:24 GMT
Indian port plans to expand capacity to cater for anticipated growth in demand.

Mercuria acquires Antwerp oil terminal
05 Oct 2009 07:23 GMT
Energy firm says acquisition will allow it to benefit from economies of scale and synergies with other terminals.

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

Market Briefing
02 Oct 2009 11:08 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
02 Oct 2009 11:06 GMT

30-40% fuel savings for cargo ship
02 Oct 2009 11:05 GMT
Dutch vessel expected to significantly reduce fuel costs and emissions with new container strategy.

California issues fuel sulphur exemption advisory
02 Oct 2009 09:24 GMT
Marine notice covers exemption regulation on fuel sulphur for ships operating within California waters.

Hamworthy acquires Krystallon
02 Oct 2009 07:13 GMT
Hamworthy says acquisition is part of its expansion strategy in long-term growth markets.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
02 Oct 2009 05:57 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
01 Oct 2009 11:45 GMT

Market Briefing
01 Oct 2009 10:22 GMT

Thailand reports drop in fuel oil demand
01 Oct 2009 10:12 GMT
Official data shows that year-on-year demand for fuel oil fell in August 2009.

Matson cuts fuel surcharge
01 Oct 2009 09:29 GMT
US firm lowers its bunker fuel surcharge by 4 percentage points in October.

Aegean to present at New Orleans event
01 Oct 2009 07:28 GMT
Company President E. Nikolas Tavlarios is scheduled to present at US energy conference.

Singapore Market Commentary
01 Oct 2009 06:08 GMT

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