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Home » News » News Archive - January 2011


News Archive - January 2011

Praxis Market Update
28 Jan 2011 16:42 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
28 Jan 2011 13:03 GMT

Market Briefing
28 Jan 2011 11:41 GMT

Keith Richardson leaves Chemoil
28 Jan 2011 11:31 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
28 Jan 2011 11:07 GMT

Asphalt tanker sinks off Bintan
28 Jan 2011 07:49 GMT
Singapore-registered vessel sinks carrying unconfirmed amount of marine fuel.

Russia raises fuel oil tax by 32.7%
28 Jan 2011 06:54 GMT
Fuel oil export duty is set to skyrocket $39.90 per tonne in Feburary.

Singapore fuel oil stocks up 2.8 percent
28 Jan 2011 06:19 GMT
Stocks of fuel oil rise in the week up to 26th January.

Singapore Market Commentary
28 Jan 2011 05:47 GMT

Houston ship arrivals up 5.6% in 2010
27 Jan 2011 16:41 GMT
Positive news for bunker players as vessel arrivals and barge traffic figures rise in 2010.

Praxis Market Update
27 Jan 2011 15:58 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
27 Jan 2011 14:14 GMT

Market Briefing
27 Jan 2011 14:08 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
27 Jan 2011 12:12 GMT

Monitoring system cuts fuel costs by 5 percent
27 Jan 2011 09:33 GMT
Ship monitoring technology is said to lower fuel consumption and reduce emissions.

Californian ports to test scrubber technology
27 Jan 2011 07:32 GMT
Trials of exhaust gas cleaning technology are scheduled to begin later this year.

Germany launches emissions test centre
27 Jan 2011 07:02 GMT
New centre to focus on developing optimized technologies to reduce marine emissions.

Gothenburg launches new onshore power facility
27 Jan 2011 06:33 GMT
One third of vessels calling at Gothenburg will be able to turn off their diesel engines at the quayside.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
27 Jan 2011 05:55 GMT

Praxis Market Update
26 Jan 2011 15:22 GMT

Topoil launches bunker tanker
26 Jan 2011 15:21 GMT
Supplier adds double-hulled newbuild to its fleet of bunker delivery vessels.

Global Vision Market Report
26 Jan 2011 14:31 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
26 Jan 2011 13:55 GMT

Med MGO average down $12.60 per tonne
26 Jan 2011 13:31 GMT
Largest single-day decrease of the year so far for marine gas oil prices in the Mediterranean.

Market Briefing
26 Jan 2011 10:20 GMT

New tanker to be powered by LNG
26 Jan 2011 07:55 GMT
Delivery of LNG carrier is scheduled for the end of 2012.

Oil firm issues fuel oil tender
26 Jan 2011 07:09 GMT
Low sulphur fuel oil cargo required for delivery in March.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
26 Jan 2011 06:46 GMT

DSM invests in wind propulsion firm SkySails
25 Jan 2011 16:42 GMT
Corporate venturing firm announces investment in towing kite system developer.

Praxis Market Update
25 Jan 2011 14:47 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
25 Jan 2011 14:22 GMT

Market Briefing
25 Jan 2011 12:12 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
25 Jan 2011 11:44 GMT

Novorossiysk: Flot NMTP 'monopolistic'
25 Jan 2011 09:22 GMT
Supplier accused of using its position as sole provider of tugboats to 'persuade' clients to use its bunker service.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
25 Jan 2011 06:38 GMT

Oil firm sells 40,000-tonne fuel oil cargoes
24 Jan 2011 20:56 GMT
Fuel oil lots are scheduled for loading in February.

Praxis Market Update
24 Jan 2011 16:12 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
24 Jan 2011 14:03 GMT

Market Briefing
24 Jan 2011 13:04 GMT
Oil higher on German numbers (Brent: $97.7)

Rotterdam Market Report
24 Jan 2011 11:04 GMT

Researchers to publish Strait of Gibraltar study
24 Jan 2011 08:01 GMT
Study examines the key factors that influence the decision to purchase marine fuel in the Strait of Gibraltar.

Malaysian supplier to press charges against crew
24 Jan 2011 06:08 GMT
Bunker firm says it had nothing to do with illegal transfer of marine fuel.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
24 Jan 2011 04:58 GMT

Praxis Market Update
21 Jan 2011 15:31 GMT

LA container traffic up 16% in 2010
21 Jan 2011 14:22 GMT
Volume gains surpass initial estimates as US port sets new container export record.

77 oil tankers could pose pollution risk
21 Jan 2011 13:57 GMT
Tankers unable to show that they were loaded in accordance with international rules on pollution prevention.

Global Vision Market Report
21 Jan 2011 13:27 GMT

Market Briefing
21 Jan 2011 11:42 GMT
Oil lower on inventory data - up again on economic numbers (Brent: $97)

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Jan 2011 11:05 GMT

Bunker trader leaves Ship-Service
21 Jan 2011 10:16 GMT
Senior trader will be leaving Polish supplier later this month to pursue his bunker career abroad.

Singapore historical sales summary
21 Jan 2011 07:41 GMT
Breakdown of sales for each grade of fuel at the world's leading bunker port since 2002.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
21 Jan 2011 06:42 GMT

Oceanbat moves to new address
20 Jan 2011 21:35 GMT
Bunker supplier will be relocating to a new office building at the end of this week.

Trader leaves PDVSA bunker desk
20 Jan 2011 21:14 GMT

Awards for clean fuels program participants
20 Jan 2011 17:28 GMT
Operators participating in Seattle's At-Berth Clean Fuels program are recognized in first ever Green Gateway Partners Awards.

Global Vision Market Report
20 Jan 2011 15:52 GMT

Praxis Market Update
20 Jan 2011 15:09 GMT

BP remains top supplier in Singapore
20 Jan 2011 13:48 GMT
Top 20 bunker suppliers at the world's leading port are revealed.

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Jan 2011 11:22 GMT

Market Briefing
20 Jan 2011 10:47 GMT
Oil lower on higher crude inventories and rate fears (Brent: $97.8)

Guide to ship efficiency technologies launched
20 Jan 2011 08:51 GMT
Report examines fuel-saving technologies that are currently commercially available.

Research ship to be powered by fuel cells
20 Jan 2011 08:12 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
20 Jan 2011 05:53 GMT

Praxis Market Update
19 Jan 2011 17:15 GMT

Singapore: 380-cst sales up 10.6% in 2010
19 Jan 2011 16:51 GMT
Sales of 380-centistoke rose by 3 million tonnes at the world's leading bunker port last year.

ArcLight closes financing for HFOTCO expansion
19 Jan 2011 15:51 GMT
Expansion project includes 2.7 million barrels of additional residual fuel oil storage.

Rosneft plans Singapore bunker launch
19 Jan 2011 15:31 GMT
Russian oil giant intends to operate under the name Rosneft Marine Singapore Ltd.

Global Vision Market Report
19 Jan 2011 14:27 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
19 Jan 2011 12:56 GMT

Market Briefing
19 Jan 2011 12:02 GMT
Oil higher on expectations (Brent: $98)

Wärtsilä to deliver scrubber in August
19 Jan 2011 10:15 GMT
Contract is Wärtsilä's first commercial marine scrubber for a main engine.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
19 Jan 2011 07:41 GMT

Praxis Market Update
18 Jan 2011 15:32 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
18 Jan 2011 15:16 GMT

California to test seawater scrubber
18 Jan 2011 13:31 GMT
Seawater scrubber to be tested on a container vessel over a 36-month period.

Dan-Bunkering announces Sales Manager promotion
18 Jan 2011 12:56 GMT
Experienced trader Olga Balaban is promoted to the role of Senior Bunker Trader and Sales Manager.

Market Briefing
18 Jan 2011 11:32 GMT
Oil higher on growth prospects and heating demand (Brent: $98.25)

Rotterdam Market Report
18 Jan 2011 10:39 GMT

Vopak to make $150m profit on BORCO sale
18 Jan 2010 08:48 GMT
Dutch firm set to generate $150 million gain on sale of Bahamas storage terminal.

DNVPS: 30 years since first fuel sample
18 Jan 2011 08:08 GMT
DNV Petroleum Services celebrates the 30th anniversary of its marine residual fuel testing service.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
18 Jan 2011 05:37 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
17 Jan 2011 15:37 GMT

Praxis Market Update
17 Jan 2011 15:28 GMT

CDH appoints bunker manager
17 Jan 2011 14:03 GMT
Newly appointed bunker manager succeeds Arnaud Waché at French supply firm CDH.

Rotterdam Market Report
17 Jan 2011 12:17 GMT

Market Briefing
17 Jan 2011 12:14 GMT
Oil lower on higher interest rates (Brent: $98)

Management changes at Lintec
17 Jan 2011 10:42 GMT
Fuel testing agency appoints new Global Fuels Director and General Manager.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
17 Jan 2011 09:24 GMT

International Paint joins SEAaT
17 Jan 2011 07:34 GMT
Marine coatings specialist becomes associate member of industry association aimed at reducing emissions.

Fuel oil cutter sells at high premium
17 Jan 2011 07:11 GMT

Praxis Market Update
14 Jan 2011 15:04 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
14 Jan 2011 13:43 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Jan 2011 10:58 GMT

Market Briefing
14 Jan 2011 10:05 GMT
Oil dips on ECB - but up again at the end of the day (Brent: $98.25)

Russia may raise fuel oil tax by 32.6%
14 Jan 2011 08:19 GMT
Fuel oil export duty may increase by up to $39.80 per tonne in Feburary.

Agreement to build Eemshaven oil terminal
14 Jan 2011 07:26 GMT

Aegean stock upgraded to 'neutral' rating
14 Jan 2011 07:04 GMT
Market analysts upgrade shares of bunker supplier in a note to investors.

OW Bunker expands cargo trading division
14 Jan 2011 06:12 GMT
OW Bunker Trading SA established to further expand trading activities in Northern and Western Europe, the north Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
14 Jan 2011 06:08 GMT

Fuel oil usage up for utility in December
13 Jan 2011 16:37 GMT

Praxis Market Update
13 Jan 2011 15:31 GMT

Agreement to evaluate LNG bunkering in Korea
13 Jan 2011 15:02 GMT
Swedish cluster in agreement with energy giant to look at developing an LNG supply system in South Korea.

MOL launches energy efficiency plan
13 Jan 2011 14:14 GMT
Shipping firm introduces efficiency plan to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in its tanker fleet.

Global Vision Market Report
13 Jan 2011 13:41 GMT

Market Briefing
13 Jan 2011 11:15 GMT
Oil higher on activity (Brent: $98)

Rotterdam Market Report
13 Jan 2011 10:34 GMT

International Bunkering appoints bunker trader
13 Jan 2011 07:10 GMT
Danish bunker trader joins International Bunkering's trading team in Dubai.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
13 Jan 2011 05:25 GMT

New hull design cuts fuel consumption
12 Jan 2011 20:42 GMT
Optimized hull design is said to have led to fuel savings of more than 10 percent.

MGO prices skyrocket in Europe
12 Jan 2011 15:29 GMT
Distillate prices rise significantly in both North West Europe and the Mediterranean.

Global Vision Market Report
12 Jan 2011 14:46 GMT

Praxis Market Update
12 Jan 2011 13:24 GMT

Market Briefing
12 Jan 2011 12:57 GMT
Oil higher as flood spreads (Brent: $97)

Rotterdam Market Report
12 Jan 2011 11:08 GMT

China Cosco eyes bunker acquisition
12 Jan 2011 08:43 GMT

World Fuel Services in technology tie-up
12 Jan 2011 06:52 GMT
Bunker firm chooses cloud-based solution to improve application performance.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
12 Jan 2011 05:36 GMT

Shipping faces 'challenging year'
11 Jan 2011 16:08 GMT
Industry adviser says next twelve months will be challenging despite positive signs on the demand side.

Global Vision Market Report
11 Jan 2011 15:51 GMT

Bunker Holding promotes Risk Manager
11 Jan 2011 15:42 GMT
Member of staff is appointed Senior Risk Manager.

Praxis Market Update
11 Jan 2011 13:46 GMT

Cockett Marine appoints Technical Manager
11 Jan 2011 13:03 GMT
Ex-commodities inspection manager joins UK-headquartered bunker firm.

Market Briefing
11 Jan 2011 11:56 GMT
Oil higher on pipeline - lower again on outlook for restart (Brent: $95.2)

Houston terminal construction to start in Q3 2011
11 Jan 2011 10:57 GMT
New fuel oil terminal is expected to be operational by 2013.

Rotterdam Market Report
11 Jan 2011 11:21 GMT

SLPA prepares for Hambantota bunker launch
11 Jan 2011 09:24 GMT
Port authority gets ready to begin bunkering operations at Hambantota in May.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
11 Jan 2011 05:56 GMT

Praxis Market Update
10 Jan 2011 16:42 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
10 Jan 2011 14:05 GMT

Market Briefing
10 Jan 2011 11:55 GMT
Oil lower on job report - higher on leak (Brent: 93.77)

Rotterdam Market Report
10 Jan 2011 10:41 GMT

Storage solutions for LNG-powered ships
10 Jan 2011 10:31 GMT
Equipment specialist highlights storage alternatives for vessels powered by natural gas.

Korea: Crude processing steady in January
10 Jan 2011 08:48 GMT
Crude runs set to remain relatively stable this month as three refiners keep their volumes unchanged.

Shell restarts Puget Sound refinery
10 Jan 2011 07:36 GMT
West Coast refinery in restart mode following plant-wide shutdown.

GS Caltex to cut bunker output
10 Jan 2011 06:40 GMT
Low marine fuel margins prompt decision to produce more premium oil products.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
10 Jan 2011 04:36 GMT

Vietnam inaugurates first refinery
07 Jan 2011 21:45 GMT
Fuel oil-producing plant is officially inaugurated two years after coming on stream.

Praxis Market Update
07 Jan 2011 16:24 GMT

Brightoil signs US$4 billion loan deal
07 Jan 2011 14:42 GMT
Bunker supplier agrees financing deal as it pushes forward with expansion strategy.

Global Vision Market Report
07 Jan 2011 13:36 GMT

Russia: Export duty set to hit bunkers-only calls
07 Jan 2011 11:15 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Jan 2011 10:56 GMT

Market Briefing
07 Jan 2011 10:54 GMT
Oil lower on mixed European data (Brent: $93.8)

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
07 Jan 2011 06:08 GMT

Teesport records 45% container growth
06 Jan 2011 19:36 GMT
Boost for bunkering as further growth is predicted for 2011.

Global Vision Market Report
06 Jan 2011 14:53 GMT

Record: Singapore sells 40.9m tonnes in 2010
06 Jan 2011 14:49 GMT
Bunker volumes up 12.4 percent as landmark sales figure is achieved in 2010.

Market Briefing
06 Jan 2011 12:16 GMT
Oil rises with activity (Brent: $95.4)

SHFE to raise fuel oil lot size
06 Jan 2011 11:32 GMT
Shanghai Futures Exchange gets green light to change the trading unit for its fuel oil futures contracts.

Rotterdam Market Report
06 Jan 2011 10:57 GMT

New York: Plan to develop hybrid electric tug
06 Jan 2011 08:51 GMT
Concept tug to use port electricity for some or all of its energy needs.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
06 Jan 2011 05:58 GMT

Praxis Market Update
05 Jan 2011 15:07 GMT

Fujairah 380-cst Dec average rises 3.3%
05 Jan 2011 14:22 GMT
Average 380-cst price up $60 in three months as December figure jumps $16 per tonne.

Market Briefing
05 Jan 2011 12:12 GMT
Oil lower on interest rate worries (Brent: $92.9)

Rotterdam Market Report
05 Jan 2011 11:57 GMT

Rotterdam 380-cst average up 3% in December
05 Jan 2011 08:25 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price rises by $14 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in December.

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
05 Jan 2011 08:12 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
05 Jan 2011 05:48 GMT

Praxis Market Update
04 Jan 2011 15:03 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
04 Jan 2011 13:41 GMT

Dan-Bunkering appoints Monaco MD
04 Jan 2011 13:22 GMT
Danish firm expects to recruit additional personnel for its Monaco office 'in the near future'.

Rotterdam Market Report
04 Jan 2011 12:58 GMT

Market Briefing
04 Jan 2011 08:55 GMT
Oil higher on US growth (Brent: $95)

Global bunker average up $20 in December
04 Jan 2011 06:41 GMT
Average monthly global bunker price jumps 11 percent over three-month period.

Petron buys 35% stake in Manila North Harbor
04 Jan 2011 06:21 GMT

WFS completes Hiller Group acquisition
04 Jan 2011 05:26 GMT
Marine, land and aviation fuels specialist expands distribution network.

Chemoil acquires OceanConnect's marine fuels group
04 Jan 2011 05:13 GMT
Tom Reilly appointed Chemoil's new Chief Executive Officer and Director.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
04 Jan 2011 04:42 GMT



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