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News Archive - April 2011

Aegean to hold conference call and webcast
28 Apr 2011 22:31 GMT
Bunker supplier to discuss its first quarter 2011 results in May.

Notice to customers: Server upgrade on 30th April
28 Apr 2011 15:40 GMT
Scheduled server upgrade to be carried out between Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May.

Notice to customers: Office closed on 29th April
28 Apr 2011 15:20 GMT
Bunker Index office in the UK will be closed due to public holiday.

Praxis Market Update
28 Apr 2011 15:12 GMT

Chemoil expecting strong Q1 net income
28 Apr 2011 14:03 GMT
Positive financial news comes a day ahead of Chemoil's Annual General Meeting in Singapore.

Singapore fuel oil stocks hit 7-month high
28 Apr 2011 13:21 GMT
Stockpiles rise to their highest level since September 2010 in the seven days up to April 27th.

Global Vision Market Report
28 Apr 2011 13:11 GMT

Market Briefing
28 Apr 2011 11:44 GMT
Oil higher on central bank money printing uncertainty (Brent: $125.5)

Rotterdam Market Report
28 Apr 2011 11:35 GMT

Singapore voted best seaport in Asia
28 Apr 2011 06:41 GMT
World's leading bunker port wins award for the 23rd time.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
28 Apr 2011 06:21 GMT

Praxis Market Update
27 Apr 2011 16:42 GMT

Bunker claims prevention guide is launched
27 Apr 2011 14:01 GMT
Guide aims to help owners avoid losses arising from loading unsuitable or insufficient marine fuel.

Stable growth for Vopak in Q1 2011
27 Apr 2011 13:43 GMT
Group operating profit remains stable during the first quarter of 2011.

Market Briefing
27 Apr 2011 13:04 GMT
Oil prices higher up - USD lower up to the FED meeting (Brent: $124.4)

Global Vision Market Report
27 Apr 2011 12:40 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
27 Apr 2011 12:31 GMT

MOBC stops bunkering due to odours
27 Apr 2011 07:37 GMT
Bunkering operations are suspended as local authority issues supplier with stop order.

Brightoil and Unipec eye Fujairah storage - source
27 Apr 2011 06:41 GMT
Oil firms are reportedly seeking to build storage capacity at the Middle East hub.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
27 Apr 2011 05:35 GMT

Praxis Market Update
26 Apr 2011 15:41 GMT

Economic Events: Week 17, 2011
26 Apr 2011 14:02 GMT

Market Briefing
26 Apr 2011 13:48 GMT
Oil volatile up to the first FED post-decision press conference (Brent: $123.7)

Global Vision Market Report
26 Apr 2011 13:11 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
26 Apr 2011 11:57 GMT

Houston supplier in 'off-spec' non-payment suit
26 Apr 2011 10:14 GMT
Bunker supplier files lawsuit against leading bulk carrier operator.

Dan-Bunkering trader relocates to Denmark
26 Apr 2011 09:31 GMT
Trader moves to Copenhagen after spending two years in Singapore.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
26 Apr 2011 06:56 GMT

Chile move for Global Vision Bunkers
26 Apr 2011 06:51 GMT
Bunker firm relocates to new premises to accommodate further growth.

Two-day event concludes in Dubai
21 Apr 2011 15:41 GMT
Region's bunker and lubricants players participate in maritime conference.

Praxis Market Update
21 Apr 2011 14:33 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
21 Apr 2011 14:21 GMT

Singapore fuel oil stocks up 7.2 percent
21 Apr 2011 12:57 GMT
Stockpiles rise to their highest level since September in the seven days up to April 20th.

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Apr 2011 11:13 GMT

Shipping firms fined $161,000 for not switching fuels
21 Apr 2011 07:17 GMT
European companies fined for failing to switch to cleaner-burning distillates in Californian waters.

Singapore Market Commentary (with mid-day update)
21 Apr 2011 06:15 GMT

Praxis Market Update
20 Apr 2011 16:29 GMT

90,000-tonne cargo offered for May
20 Apr 2011 15:19 GMT
Fuel oil parcel is scheduled for loading next month from Saudi Arabia.

Global Vision Market Report
20 Apr 2011 13:21 GMT

Contract signed to install LNG tanks on gas-fuelled ferries
20 Apr 2011 13:08 GMT
Fuel systems and LNG storage tanks to be installed on four gas-powered ships.

Market Briefing
20 Apr 2011 12:09 GMT
Oil back up again ($122)

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Apr 2011 11:21 GMT

First Aframax loads fuel oil at Ust-Luga
20 Apr 2011 10:37 GMT
Vessel is the first Aframax to load fuel oil from Ust-Luga's new oil product terminal.

Singapore Market Commentary
20 Apr 2011 05:52 GMT

OW Bunker advocates use of mass flow meters
19 Apr 2011 23:44 GMT
Supplier hosts event to highlight the impact mass flow meters can have in measuring the quantity of fuel oil delivered.

Praxis Market Update
19 Apr 2011 15:45 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
19 Apr 2011 14:03 GMT

WFS to hold conference call and webcast
19 Apr 2011 12:54 GMT
Management team to discuss the company's first quarter results in conference call and webcast.

Market Briefing
19 Apr 2011 12:12 GMT
Oil lower on renewed debt issues (Brent $120)

Rotterdam Market Report
19 Apr 2011 11:18 GMT

Royal Caribbean signs deal to improve fuel economy
19 Apr 2011 10:01 GMT
Cruise operator aims to optimize fuel consumption via new maintenance support agreement.

Russian supplier announces expansion plans
19 Apr 2011 07:54 GMT
Bunker company expands tanker fleet in north west Russia and reveals new revenue stream for 2011.

Aegean to launch bunker service in Panama
19 Apr 2011 06:34 GMT
Aegean Marine Petroleum expects to commence supply operations in Panama by the end of Q2 2011.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
19 Apr 2011 06:22 GMT

Praxis Market Update
18 Apr 2011 15:41 GMT

Bominflot confirms Hong Kong appointment
18 Apr 2011 13:11 GMT
Larry Fu Kim Po joins Bomin Bunker Oil as bunker trader.

Economic Events: Week 16, 2011
18 Apr 2011 12:48 GMT

Market Briefing
18 Apr 2011 12:43 GMT
Oil sideways (Brent $122)

Global Vision Market Report
18 Apr 2011 12:31 GMT

Global Vision appoints trader in Singapore
18 Apr 2011 11:20 GMT
Bunker firm follows up Singapore office move with appointment of trader.

Rotterdam Market Report
18 Apr 2011 10:41 GMT

Gasnor pulls out of LNG project
18 Apr 2011 07:44 GMT
Gasnor A/S decides to withdraw from project to bring LNG bunkering to the port of Gothenburg.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
18 Apr 2011 06:32 GMT

Seattle: Cruise bunker volumes set to fall in 2011
15 Apr 2011 19:12 GMT
Cruise bunkering season gets underway at Seattle with dip in bunker volumes expected.

Praxis Market Update
15 Apr 2011 13:41 GMT

Ecospec inks 'green solutions' agreement
15 Apr 2011 13:21 GMT
Deal to provide environmental solutions for the marine industry.

Market Briefing
15 Apr 2011 11:45 GMT
Oil lower on credit risk (Brent: $122)

Rotterdam Market Report
15 Apr 2011 11:24 GMT

Pollution risk seminar scheduled for May
15 Apr 2011 08:08 GMT
Event to examine whether existing response capacities in the Baltic are enough to tackle major pollution incidents.

NYMEX launching Rotterdam fuel oil contract
15 Apr 2011 07:46 GMT
Option contract to be traded via open outcry and CME ClearPort.

NYMEX to launch six Singapore, Euro fuel oil contracts
15 Apr 2011 07:27 GMT
Singapore and Euro-denominated fuel oil contracts are due to be launched next week.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
15 Apr 2011 06:44 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
14 Apr 2011 15:12 GMT

Praxis Market Update
14 Apr 2011 15:03 GMT

Lukoil restarts bunkering at Volgograd
14 Apr 2011 14:41 GMT
Russian supplier offering distillate grades at Volga River port.

ClassNK chairman calls for GHG leadership
14 Apr 2011 13:56 GMT
Ueda calls for classification societies to play a more central role in efforts to reduce GHG emissions.

Aegean installs fleet management software
14 Apr 2011 13:34 GMT
Bunker firm aims to manage its ship management activities more efficiently with software suite.

Market Briefing
14 Apr 2011 11:37 GMT
Oil higher on US growth and lower gasoline inventories (Brent: $123)

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Apr 2011 10:46 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
14 Apr 2011 09:13 GMT

Singapore sales rise 7.7 percent in March
14 Apr 2011 07:51 GMT
First quarter sales volumes exceed 10 million tonnes for the first time in Singapore.

Minister for Transport presents Bunker Award
14 Apr 2011 06:47 GMT
Singapore's seventh largest supplier is recognised at International Maritime Awards.

Praxis Market Update
13 Apr 2011 18:04 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
13 Apr 2011 15:51 GMT

Market Briefing
13 Apr 2011 15:35 GMT
Oil in bouncy technical trading (Brent: $121)

Oil rise forecast for Q2 2011
13 Apr 2011 13:43 GMT
Report says a 'bad cocktail in the oil barrel' is leading to higher oil prices.

Lubmarine puts lubricants under the spotlight
13 Apr 2010 13:11 GMT
Supplier points out that slow steaming requires specific performance lubricants, while cleaner fuels require bespoke detergent and lower basicity lubricants.

Rotterdam Market Report
13 Apr 2011 10:28 GMT

NOL switches to MGO in Singapore
13 Apr 2011 08:01 GMT
Singapore's largest carrier begins using cleaner-burning MGO at the world's leading bunker port.

Aegean to launch service in two new markets
13 Apr 2011 05:51 GMT
Bunker supplier says it expects to establish operations in two additional markets later this year.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
13 Apr 2011 05:24 GMT

Praxis Market Update
12 Apr 2011 16:11 GMT

CYE Petrol launching Danube service
12 Apr 2011 15:31 GMT
Turkish firm to launch its new bunker supply operation next week.

LNG-powered ferry designs revealed
12 Apr 2011 13:05 GMT
New designs are said to be ready for introduction to the ferry market.

Market Briefing
12 Apr 2011 12:45 GMT
Oil down and rebound - strong markets (Brent: $125)

Global Vision Market Report
12 Apr 2011 11:43 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
12 Apr 2011 11:19 GMT

New address for Global Vision Singapore
12 Apr 2011 09:57 GMT
Global Vision Bunkers is relocating to larger premises in Singapore.

Shell plans to convert Clyde refinery
12 Apr 2011 09:38 GMT
Oil major intends to convert bunker-producing facility into fuel import hub.

Local authority to supply at Stornoway
12 Apr 2011 08:49 GMT
Decision to supply at Western Isles port follows discussions with port authority.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
12 Apr 2011 06:38 GMT

Saudi Arabia sells 90,000-tonne cargo
11 Apr 2011 17:31 GMT
Fuel oil parcel is scheduled for loading at the end of this month.

Praxis Market Update
11 Apr 2011 16:32 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
11 Apr 2011 16:13 GMT

Gothenburg to reimburse clean fuel users
11 Apr 2011 13:47 GMT
Ships using 0.1 sulphur fuel in port waters will be compensated for the increase in bunker costs.

Med MGO average surges $26.25
11 Apr 2011 13:33 GMT
Largest single-day increase of month so far for marine gas oil prices in the Mediterranean.

Rotterdam Market Report
11 Apr 2011 11:44 GMT

Trader leaves Hong Kong bunker firm
11 Apr 2011 11:18 GMT
Bunker trader reveals that he will be leaving the company later this week.

Market Briefing
11 Apr 2011 09:21 GMT
Oil higher on follow through of technical break (Brent: $126)

Singapore Market Commentary
11 Apr 2011 06:55 GMT

Singapore fuel oil stocks jump 11.2 percent
08 Apr 2011 15:41 GMT
Stockpiles rise to their highest level since December in the seven days up to April 6th.

Praxis Market Update
08 Apr 2011 14:03 GMT

NWE average up $46 in April
08 Apr 2011 13:55 GMT
Bunker prices up 6.1 percent so far this month in North West Europe.

Global Vision Market Report
08 Apr 2011 13:25 GMT

Market Briefing
08 Apr 2011 13:01 GMT
Oil higher on technical break.

Rotterdam Market Report
08 Apr 2011 11:57 GMT

KPI Bridge Oil appoints trader in London
08 Apr 2011 09:38 GMT
Appointment forms part of KPI Bridge Oil's recruitment drive designed to bring fresh talent to the industry.

Hedging tools to get fuel budgets back on track
08 Apr 2011 08:19 GMT
Risk management specialist says hedging could be crucial to companies exposed to oil price fluctuations.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
08 Apr 2011 06:21 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
07 Apr 2011 15:31 GMT

Praxis Market Update
07 Apr 2011 15:11 GMT

Chemoil appoints non-executive director
07 Apr 2011 13:47 GMT
New Energy Department Manager joins Chemoil's board of directors.

Bandy to step down as Chemoil director
07 Apr 2011 13:22 GMT
Clyde Michael Bandy to resign as director at upcoming AGM at the end of this month.

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Apr 2011 10:39 GMT

Market Briefing
07 Apr 2011 10:12 GMT
Oil halted on higher inventories (Brent: $122)

Optimum trim system cuts fuel consumption
07 Apr 2011 10:04 GMT
Pilot test on car carrier is said to have improved fuel efficiency by up to 4 percent.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
07 Apr 2011 09:32 GMT

ExxonMobil offers 90,000-tonne cargo
07 Apr 2011 07:57 GMT
Fuel oil parcel is scheduled for loading from Yanbu at the end of April.

Praxis Market Update
06 Apr 2011 15:27 GMT

Lubmarine to make bio-lube announcement
06 Apr 2011 14:51 GMT
Supplier to outline a 'new era of bio-lubes' in Singapore next week.

Global Vision Market Report
06 Apr 2011 12:51 GMT

Market Briefing
06 Apr 2011 11:10 GMT
Oil higher on dovish FED (Brent: $122)

Rotterdam Market Report
06 Apr 2011 11:02 GMT

China: Fuel oil demand down in March
06 Apr 2011 10:07 GMT
Month-on-month fall in demand as imports from Russia and Japan decrease in March.

China: Jan-Feb fuel oil exports up 19.7%
06 Apr 2011 09:21 GMT
Fuel oil export volumes boosted mainly by the bonded bunker market.

Monitoring service designed to cut fuel costs
06 Apr 2011 08:38 GMT
Hull monitoring solution aims to reduce fuel consumption by detecting hull fouling as early as possible.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
06 Apr 2011 07:22 GMT

'Steady progress' on market-based measures
05 Apr 2011 15:46 GMT
IMO provides update on the development of market-based measures for shipping.

Global Vision Market Report
05 Apr 2011 15:14 GMT

Praxis Market Update
05 Apr 2011 15:05 GMT

Oiltanking Partners to raise up to $200m in IPO
05 Apr 2011 13:34 GMT
Terminal and storage company plans to list shares on New York Stock Exchange.

Study forecasts drop in fuel oil demand
05 Apr 2011 13:02 GMT
Demand for residual fuel oil is predicted to fall over the next 10 years.

Vessel achieves 'record' fuel efficiency in trials
05 Apr 2011 12:33 GMT

Market Briefing
05 Apr 2011 11:34 GMT
Oil higher on MENA risk (Brent: $120).

Rotterdam Market Report
05 Apr 2011 11:22 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
05 Apr 2011 06:54 GMT

Andatee net income up 38.7% in 2010
04 Apr 2011 20:09 GMT
Chinese supplier achieves a $2.5 million rise in net earnings as revenues climb 53.8 percent.

Global Vision Market Report
04 Apr 2011 15:24 GMT

Shell to sell downstream assets in Chile
04 Apr 2011 14:12 GMT
Oil major appoints service provider for Shell Marine Products in separate agreement.

Praxis Market Update
04 Apr 2011 14:01 GMT

Market Briefing
04 Apr 2011 13:18 GMT
Oil higher on job numbers (Brent: $119.5).

WFS acquires Ascent Aviation Group
04 Apr 2011 13:09 GMT
Marine, land and aviation fuels specialist completes acquisition of New York-based distributor.

Rotterdam Market Report
04 Apr 2011 11:52 GMT

Intra-month price volatility analysis - March 2011
04 Apr 2011 09:38 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
04 Apr 2011 06:57 GMT

Praxis Market Update
01 Apr 2011 15:43 GMT

Rotterdam 380-cst average up 7.3% in March
01 Apr 2011 15:31 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price rises by $41 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port.

Global Vision Market Report
01 Apr 2011 13:24 GMT

Market Briefing
01 Apr 2011 11:47 GMT
Oil higher on Libya and sound economic data.

Rotterdam Market Report
01 Apr 2011 11:41 GMT

Fujairah 380-cst average up 43% since September
01 Apr 2011 10:02 GMT
Average 380-cst price rises for the sixth consecutive month at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
01 Apr 2011 09:39 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

Global bunker average up $71 in March
01 Apr 2011 09:28 GMT
Average monthly global bunker price climbs for the sixth consecutive month to surpass $800 per tonne.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
01 Apr 2011 06:38 GMT



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