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Home » News » News Archive - December 2012


News Archive - December 2012

Light distillate stocks decline in Singapore
28 Dec 2012 15:09 GMT
Light distillates remain below 10 million barrels for the third consecutive week.

Global Vision Market Report
28 Dec 2012 14:41 GMT

Middle distillate stocks rise in Singapore
28 Dec 2012 13:12 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates increase for the fourth time in five weeks in Singapore.

Rotterdam Market Report
28 Dec 2012 12:08 GMT

Market Briefing
28 Dec 2012 10:53 GMT
Happy New Year! Brent flat. (Brent: $111.20).

Fuel oil stocks fall to 10-week low
28 Dec 2012 11:57 GMT
Inventories of fuel oil decline for the third consecutive week in Singapore.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
28 Dec 2012 06:31 GMT

Vitol to sell bunker fuel at Tanjung Pelepas
27 Dec 2012 21:13 GMT
Oil trading giant plans to begin selling marine fuel to customers in Johor, Malaysia.

Small ships to load LNG at Zeebrugge terminal
27 Dec 2012 18:33 GMT
Terminal users book capacity to load more than 200 small ships at the Zeebrugge LNG terminal.

Praxis Market Update
27 Dec 2012 14:13 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
27 Dec 2012 13:02 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
27 Dec 2012 12:17 GMT

Rosneft obtains financing to acquire 50% of TNK-BP
27 Dec 2012 08:57 GMT
Loan agreements signed with a group of international banks for $16.8 billion.

Market Briefing
27 Dec 2012 08:28 GMT
Still political shenanigans regarding “fiscal cliff” (Brent: $111.0).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
27 Dec 2012 07:44 GMT

UK defers carbon budget decision
24 Dec 2012 13:32 GMT
Government to wait until 2016 to decide on whether to include shipping emissions in carbon budgets.

Rotterdam Market Report
24 Dec 2012 11:16 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
24 Dec 2012 11:10 GMT

Think tank calls for pollution control at Hong Kong terminal
24 Dec 2012 07:12 GMT
Fuel switching at berth and shore power requested for new cruise ship terminal.

TransMontaigne acquires ownership interest in BOSTCO
24 Dec 2012 06:48 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with noon update)
24 Dec 2012 05:53 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
21 Dec 2012 13:32 GMT

Eco Marine Power to use KEI 3240 Data Logger
21 Dec 2012 12:13 GMT
System to be used to verify fuel savings and measure the performance of its Aquarius MRE System.

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Dec 2012 11:50 GMT

Trader leaves UAE bunker firm
21 Dec 2012 11:31 GMT
Experienced trader leaves company after five years.

Market Briefing
21 Dec 2012 11:12 GMT
No deal has been reached (yet) on avoiding Fiscal Cliff in the U.S. (Brent: $ 109.4).

Kasbar enters into stock trading plan
21 Dec 2012 09:02 GMT
World Fuel Services CEO in plan to sell company stock over ten-month period.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
21 Dec 2012 06:57 GMT

Praxis Market Update
20 Dec 2012 16:48 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
20 Dec 2012 13:31 GMT

DNV to merge with GL
20 Dec 2012 13:12 GMT
Merger will create one of the world's leading ship classification societies and management system certification firms.

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Dec 2012 11:25 GMT

Middle distillates rise above 10 million barrels
20 Dec 2012 11:17 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates increase for the third time in four weeks in Singapore.

Shipping confidence on the up again
20 Dec 2012 10:58 GMT
Confidence levels recover slightly from their lowest level for over four years.

Market Briefing
20 Dec 2012 09:48 GMT
Solution to fiscal cliff negotiations is dragging on (Brent: $109.8).

Fuel oil stocks fall to nine-week low
20 Dec 2012 08:49 GMT
Inventories of fuel oil decline for the second consecutive week in Singapore.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
20 Dec 2012 05:38 GMT

Laying the groundwork for LNG
19 Dec 2012 19:11 GMT
Project participants gather to discuss LNG fuel issues.

Praxis Market Update
19 Dec 2012 15:15 GMT

US Senator calls for 'hybrid' approach to fuel use
19 Dec 2012 13:47 GMT
Proposal suggests cruise ships burn cleaner fuels near communities and more cost-effective fuels when in remote areas.

Global Vision Market Report
19 Dec 2012 12:24 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
19 Dec 2012 12:19 GMT

Market Briefing
19 Dec 2012 11:50 GMT
Easing measures around the globe (Brent: $108.9).

International Bunkering promotes trader
19 Dec 2012 07:02 GMT
Hernan Ortiz is promoted to the role of Senior Bunker / Lubricant Trader & Team Leader.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
19 Dec 2012 05:31 GMT

CMF becomes CEPSA
18 Dec 2012 15:42 GMT
Spanish supplier CEPSA Marine Fuels (CMF) will operate as CEPSA S.A.U. from next month.

Praxis Market Update
18 Dec 2012 15:12 GMT

Bomin Hamburg appoints traders
18 Dec 2012 14:03 GMT
Two bunker traders join Bomin's Hamburg office.

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker purchaser
18 Dec 2012 13:31 GMT
New team member has 30 years' experience in trading, inspection and bunker operations.

Global Vision Market Report
18 Dec 2012 12:32 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
18 Dec 2012 11:50 GMT

Tsogas leaves Aegean Marine Petroleum
18 Dec 2012 11:37 GMT
John Tsogas vacates his position as cargo trader at bunker supply firm.

Market Briefing
18 Dec 2012 11:01 GMT
Cautious optimism on the Fiscal Cliff negotiations in the U.S. (Brent: $108.2).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
18 Dec 2012 08:33 GMT

Bomin to open Bremen office
18 Dec 2012 07:52 GMT
New sales operation will be headed by experienced bunker professional Sabine Ley.

WFS to acquire Multi Service Corp. assets
17 Dec 2012 15:33 GMT
World Fuel Services in agreement to buy assets for around $137 million.

Praxis Market Update
17 Dec 2012 15:10 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
17 Dec 2012 15:02 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
17 Dec 2012 11:53 GMT

Dynamic Oil Trading sells over 100,000 tonnes in November
17 Dec 2012 11:20 GMT
CEO confident that the company will maintain its growth trajectory.

Market Briefing
17 Dec 2012 11:10 GMT
Oil prices trading sideways after a slight increase on Friday (Brent: $108.1).

MPA issues bunker licence reminder
17 Dec 2012 09:31 GMT
MPA says it will not hesitate to act if a supplier contravenes any of the terms and conditions of its licences.

G-Fuel bunker licence cancelled
17 Dec 2012 09:11 GMT
G-Fuel Pte. Ltd. is said to have allowed another company to use its bunker delivery notes to supply bunkers.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
17 Dec 2012 06:56 GMT

Cyprus government starts terminal talks
14 Dec 2012 21:25 GMT
Government of Cyprus decides to begin negotiations with Vopak over the construction of a new terminal at Vasiliko.

Praxis Market Update
14 Dec 2012 14:33 GMT

Singapore sales fall to nine-month low
14 Dec 2012 14:08 GMT
Bunker sales will need to be above 4 million tonnes this month - a new record - in order to surpass last year's volume figure.

EU approves Bergen Bunkers acquisition by OW Bunker
14 Dec 2012 12:42 GMT
Norwegian firm will retain its brand name and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of OW Bunker.

Global Vision Market Report
14 Dec 2012 11:35 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Dec 2012 11:33 GMT

Market Briefing
14 Dec 2012 09:12 GMT
Jingle Bells, cutback smells, Fiscal cliff ahead? (Brent: $108.9).

Middle distillates fall below 10 million barrels
14 Dec 2012 09:02 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates decline to their lowest level since November 21.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
14 Dec 2012 06:46 GMT

Lowest light distillate stocks in seven weeks
13 Dec 2012 18:20 GMT
Light distillates fall by almost 1 million barrels in Singapore.

Global Vision Market Report
13 Dec 2012 14:12 GMT

Praxis Market Update
13 Dec 2012 13:46 GMT

Fuel oil stocks fall the most since August
13 Dec 2012 11:41 GMT
Stocks of fuel oil decrease for the first time in six weeks in Singapore.

Bunker players to adhere to amendments in January
13 Dec 2012 11:21 GMT
Amendments to SS 600 and SS 524 will come into force in January 2013.

Rotterdam Market Report
13 Dec 2012 10:44 GMT

Market Briefing
13 Dec 2012 10:04 GMT
FED sets target for unemployment (Brent: $109.3).

Trader joins Singapore startup firm
13 Dec 2012 09:03 GMT
Trader now working for Singapore-based bunker trading and broking company.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
13 Dec 2012 05:47 GMT

Waste heat recovery system cuts fuel costs
12 Dec 2012 20:38 GMT
New waste heat recovery economizer turns waste heat from a ship's auxiliary engines into usable energy.

FuelTrax receives Canadian patent protection
12 Dec 2012 19:19 GMT
System is granted patent for 'apparatus and method for fuel measurement and accountability'.

Multiple shore power orders at Los Angeles
12 Dec 2012 13:33 GMT
Electrical power systems to be used at four separate container terminals in Los Angeles.

Praxis Market Update
12 Dec 2012 13:22 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
12 Dec 2012 13:22 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
12 Dec 2012 11:33 GMT

Market Briefing
12 Dec 2012 10:46 GMT
FED and OPEC meeting are today’s main course (Brent: $108.3).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
12 Dec 2012 06:37 GMT

KPI Bridge Oil hires Singapore MD
11 Dec 2012 20:14 GMT
Andrew Cheah is named Managing Director of KPI Bridge Oil's Singapore operation.

Reduced fuel consumption with 'new generation' ships
11 Dec 2012 16:35 GMT
New ships are said to offer significant improvements in fuel consumption.

First LNG barge bunkered in Antwerp
11 Dec 2012 16:33 GMT
Landmark refuelling operation is said to be a 'significant step' towards more eco-friendly shipping in Antwerp.

Praxis Market Update
11 Dec 2012 13:11 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
11 Dec 2012 12:09 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
11 Dec 2012 12:02 GMT

OW Bunker appoints new assistant manager
11 Dec 2012 12:01 GMT
Christoffer Pedersen joins to further strengthen the company's Copenhagen operation.

Market Briefing
11 Dec 2012 10:21 GMT
Refineries processing major amounts of crude. Setback expected (Brent: $107.5).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
11 Dec 2012 07:09 GMT

Trader joins Dynamic Oil Trading
10 Dec 2012 15:40 GMT
Klaus Elkrog Sørensen is appointed trading manager.

Commercial dual-fuel engine now available
10 Dec 2012 14:44 GMT
New dual-fuel engine can burn gas or fuel oil at any ratio.

Praxis Market Update
10 Dec 2012 13:18 GMT

Dan-Bunkering appoints trader in Houston
10 Dec 2012 12:09 GMT
Bunker firm says it aims to recruit more traders at its new US office.

Rotterdam Market Report
10 Dec 2012 11:38 GMT

Market Briefing
10 Dec 2012 09:23 GMT
Speculators singing: It’s the season to be….square (Brent: $107.3).

Seattle 'sets the record straight' on maritime emissions
10 Dec 2012 08:11 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
10 Dec 2012 08:10 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
07 Dec 2012 14:44 GMT

Praxis Market Update
07 Dec 2012 14:32 GMT

Harvey Gulf awards LNG contract
07 Dec 2012 13:34 GMT
Contract includes the propulsion, auxiliaries and controls for a new offshore support vessel.

Cockett announces Florida appointments
07 Dec 2012 13:10 GMT
New Florida office will be operational from next week.

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Dec 2012 11:05 GMT

Market Briefing
07 Dec 2012 11:01 GMT
Unexpected price drop after renewed focus on EU downside risk (Brent: $107.4).

Pakistan: Supplier adds bunker barge
07 Dec 2012 07:39 GMT
Bunker firm expands fleet with self-propelled oil barge.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
07 Dec 2012 06:35 GMT

Bunkering restrictions in Valparaiso
06 Dec 2012 20:07 GMT
Piers will be out of service due to preparations for New Year's Eve fireworks display.

Global Vision Market Report
06 Dec 2012 14:45 GMT

Light distillate stocks up in Singapore
06 Dec 2012 12:13 GMT
Light distillates rise above 10 million barrels for the third week since October 17.

Highest middle distillate stocks since Oct 2011
06 Dec 2012 12:05 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates rise to highest level in almost 14 months.

Fuel oil stocks rise for fifth week
06 Dec 2012 11:40 GMT
Stocks of fuel oil increase to their highest level since July 4 in Singapore.

Market Briefing
06 Dec 2012 11:30 GMT
Debt countdown - separating noise from facts. (Brent: $108.6).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
06 Dec 2012 07:14 GMT

Praxis Market Update
05 Dec 2012 14:47 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
05 Dec 2012 14:22 GMT

Eniram announces partnerships in Korea
05 Dec 2012 12:02 GMT
Finnish firm says deals are focused on extending the company's fuel-saving technology and analytic solutions.

LNG-fuelled containerships to serve Puerto Rico
05 Dec 2012 11:31 GMT

RINA wins Greek LNG terminal expansion contract
05 Dec 2012 11:13 GMT
Four-month project awarded to RINA by DESFA S.A.

Rotterdam Market Report
05 Dec 2012 10:51 GMT

Market Briefing
05 Dec 2012 10:41 GMT
Oil trading sideways - markets awaiting economic numbers and fiscal cliff solution (Brent: $110.3).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
05 Dec 2012 06:33 GMT

Praxis Market Update
04 Dec 2012 14:50 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
04 Dec 2012 13:47 GMT

New independent LNG storage tank
04 Dec 2012 13:13 GMT
New tank is designed to be used in LPG carriers, LNG FPSOs, LNG-fuelled vessels and LNG bunkering systems.

Rotterdam Market Report
04 Dec 2012 11:02 GMT

Market Briefing
04 Dec 2012 10:33 GMT
High refinery capacity supports crude and puts pressure on heavy fuel spot prices.

Broker pays price for failure to put it in writing
04 Dec 2012 10:22 GMT
Brokers are warned of the consequences of failing to confirm in writing any initiatives performed on behalf of their principals.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
04 Dec 2012 05:45 GMT

Propulsion order for first LNG-fuelled ferry in North America
04 Dec 2012 01:20 GMT
Canada's Société des traversiers du Québec will be the first to operate a gas-powered ferry in North America.

Global Vision Market Report
03 Dec 2012 13:33 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
03 Dec 2012 11:12 GMT

Market Briefing
03 Dec 2012 10:27 GMT
OPEC production drops, China macro jumps (Brent: $111.50).

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
03 Dec 2012 08:17 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil and ICE Gas Oil prices.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
03 Dec 2012 07:58 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Brent vs BIX price comparison
03 Dec 2012 07:40 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

November the least volatile month in three years
03 Dec 2012 07:13 GMT
BIX data shows that price volatility last month fell to its lowest level since November 2009.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
03 Dec 2012 05:55 GMT



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