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News Archive - January 2013

Tax on bunkers would make Sri Lanka 'uncompetitive'
30 Jan 2013 20:10 GMT
Industry players warn that the implementation of a new tax would lead to a hike in prices and make bunkering in Sri Lanka uncompetitive.

Praxis Market Update
30 Jan 2013 15:29 GMT

China's leading fuel oil importers in 2012
30 Jan 2013 13:56 GMT
Leading importers of fuel oil last year are revealed.

Global Vision Market Report
30 Jan 2013 13:29 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
30 Jan 2013 11:30 GMT

Market Briefing
30 Jan 2013 11:27 GMT
Mixed signals from U.S. economy – all eyes on FED statement (Brent: $114.2).

US event to focus on LNG bunkering
30 Jan 2013 10:27 GMT
Conference to address the key issues associated with developing a market for LNG bunkering.

Bunker event on board LNG-fuelled cruise vessel
30 Jan 2013 08:53 GMT
2013 conference to take place on board the world’s largest passenger cruise vessel fuelled by liquefied natural gas.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
30 Jan 2013 06:34 GMT

Monjasa in tank storage agreement with Port of Skagen
29 Jan 2013 19:24 GMT
Danish firm to operate bunker terminal in Skagen upon its completion in 2014.

Praxis Market Update
29 Jan 2013 13:55 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
29 Jan 2013 13:39 GMT

Hess pledges commitment to energy marketing businesses
29 Jan 2013 12:22 GMT
Hess says it will continue its long term commitment to energy marketing despite pursuing the sale of its refining business and terminal network.

Rotterdam Market Report
29 Jan 2013 11:08 GMT

Market Briefing
29 Jan 2013 10:31 GMT
Positive U.S. data and tension keep oil prices above $113.

Praxis appoints Martijn Kelderman
29 Jan 2013 08:53 GMT
Kelderman joins the company's trading team in Houston.

OW Bunker acquires vessels for physical supply
29 Jan 2013 07:35 GMT
Newly-acquired vessels will operate in the Nordic region.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
29 Jan 2013 07:32 GMT

EC approves changes to cleaner ship scheme
28 Jan 2013 13:44 GMT
Amendments are said to provide owners with an incentive to use cleaner fuel in ships.

Rising LNG prices impacting the market
28 Jan 2013 13:21 GMT
Assessment of the LNG market and how high prices in Japan are prompting the government to reconsider its nuclear policy.

Praxis Market Update
28 Jan 2013 13:10 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
28 Jan 2013 12:28 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
28 Jan 2013 11:33 GMT

Market Briefing
28 Jan 2013 10:51 GMT
Unconfirmed explosion at Iranian nuclear facility (Brent: $113.2).

Ex-Chemoil trader joins rival firm
28 Jan 2013 09:11 GMT
Begins new role as Sales Manager this week.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
28 Jan 2013 07:12 GMT

LNG bunkering feasibility study in Tallinn
25 Jan 2013 22:13 GMT
Baltic port selects firm to carry out feasibility study to develop an LNG bunkering infrastructure.

ESPO voices concern over EU LNG plan
25 Jan 2013 21:31 GMT
Secretary General says LNG refuelling points should be developed in ports where it 'actually makes sense'.

EU proposes network of LNG refuelling stations
25 Jan 2013 20:04 GMT
European Commission recommends that LNG refuelling stations be installed in 139 maritime and inland ports.

Global Vision Market Report
25 Jan 2013 14:52 GMT

Praxis Market Update
25 Jan 2013 13:30 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
25 Jan 2013 11:51 GMT

Maersk Line reaches 2020 CO2 target
25 Jan 2013 10:28 GMT
World’s largest container shipping firm cuts CO2 emissions by 25% from 2007 levels.

Market Briefing
25 Jan 2013 10:05 GMT
U.S. Housing data due today (Brent: $113.2).

Wärtsilä appoints CFO and Executive Vice President
25 Jan 2013 07:47 GMT
Marco Wirén to join Wärtsilä from Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB.

Repeat order for emissions control products
25 Jan 2013 07:18 GMT
Wärtsilä is chosen to fit Exhaust Gas Cleaning system and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
25 Jan 2013 06:16 GMT

Dan-Bunkering expands Shanghai trading team
24 Jan 2013 12:11 GMT
New member of staff, Shiwei Liao, will be based at Dan-Bunkering's Shanghai office.

Global Vision Market Report
24 Jan 2013 11:53 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
24 Jan 2013 11:41 GMT

Singapore: Lowest fuel oil stocks in five months
24 Jan 2013 10:23 GMT
Fuel oil inventories have now fallen in six out of the last seven weeks in Singapore.

Market Briefing
24 Jan 2013 09:46 GMT
Continued moderate growth in China (Brent: $112.8).

Utility purchases two fuel oil cargoes
24 Jan 2013 08:29 GMT
Two 30,000-tonne fuel oil cargoes are scheduled for delivery in February-March.

Evergas orders LNG carriers
24 Jan 2013 08:03 GMT
Vessels will be built to meet the highest environmental and efficiency performance measures, says Danish firm.

Singapore Market Commentary
24 Jan 2013 06:36 GMT

OW Bunker launches Nordic Waters supply operation
23 Jan 2013 15:39 GMT
OW Bunker creates one of the world's largest physical bunkering operations to provide clients with a one-stop supply solution across Nordic Waters.

NuStar: 38th best company to work for
23 Jan 2013 14:33 GMT
NuStar Energy makes Fortune list of '100 Best Companies to Work For'.

Rotterdam launches branding campaign
23 Jan 2013 13:15 GMT
Campaign aims to emphasize the value of the port for existing and potential customers worldwide.

Global Vision Market Report
23 Jan 2013 13:01 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
23 Jan 2013 11:32 GMT

Terminal expansion project at Sohar
23 Jan 2013 10:30 GMT
Agreement signed to develop a new 70-hectare container terminal.

Market Briefing
23 Jan 2013 09:57 GMT
Increased optimism for the euro zone economies (Brent: $112.3).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
23 Jan 2013 05:53 GMT

Financing completed for Novo fuel oil terminal
22 Jan 2013 14:37 GMT
Proceeds will refinance loans used to construct the fuel oil terminal and develop its infrastructure.

Praxis Market Update
22 Jan 2013 14:12 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
22 Jan 2013 14:03 GMT

Agreement to build oil/gas terminal in Norway
22 Jan 2013 13:16 GMT
Terminal is expected to be completed and operational by 2016-2017.

Rotterdam Market Report
22 Jan 2013 11:14 GMT

Pathways towards low carbon shipping
22 Jan 2013 10:33 GMT
Possible pathways to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping are published in a new position paper.

Market Briefing
22 Jan 2013 10:01 GMT
Japan easing measures announced - bailout package released for Greece (Brent: $111.9).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
22 Jan 2013 06:22 GMT

Ferry first for Bureau Veritas energy-saving notation
21 Jan 2013 16:22 GMT
Bureau Veritas issues the first of its new voluntary SEEMP notations.

Praxis Market Update
21 Jan 2013 15:30 GMT

GAC Bunker Fuels awarded ISO 9001:2008
21 Jan 2013 13:19 GMT
Bunker firm is awarded ISO management quality certification.

Global Vision Market Report
21 Jan 2013 13:01 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Jan 2013 11:31 GMT

LNG bunkering feasibility study in South Korea
21 Jan 2013 10:40 GMT
Agreement announced to cooperate on a feasibility study to develop an LNG bunkering infrastructure in South Korea.

Market Briefing
21 Jan 2013 10:10 GMT
Calm is back … for now (Brent: $111.7).

Wärtsilä to power fuel-efficient ferry
21 Jan 2013 08:53 GMT
Finnish firm to supply the main engines and auxiliary generating sets.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
21 Jan 2013 06:23 GMT

US Lines adjusts bunker surcharge
18 Jan 2013 19:22 GMT
New fuel charge will be effective from mid-February.

Global Vision Market Report
18 Jan 2013 13:03 GMT

Dutch firm to install LNG bunkering system
18 Jan 2013 12:31 GMT
Bunkering system to be installed on ferries travelling from Norway to Denmark.

Emulsion fuel tests completed
18 Jan 2013 11:53 GMT
Commercial volumes of Marine MSAR®2 are expected to be produced from mid-2013.

Rotterdam Market Report
18 Jan 2013 11:12 GMT

Fuel oil trader leaves BP Singapore - source
18 Jan 2013 10:54 GMT
Koh Leong Teck is reported to have left BP's fuel oil trading team in Singapore.

Market Briefing
18 Jan 2013 08:42 GMT
No conclusion in Algeria (Brent: $111.2).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
18 Jan 2013 06:22 GMT

Praxis Market Update
17 Jan 2013 14:35 GMT

Second-highest light distillate stocks since October
17 Jan 2013 14:02 GMT
It is also the first time that stocks have remained above 11 million barrels for two consecutive weeks since June.

Global Vision Market Report
17 Jan 2013 13:21 GMT

Middle distillate stocks dip in Singapore
17 Jan 2013 12:37 GMT
Singapore records smallest weekly inventory change since September 26.

First rise in fuel oil stocks in six weeks
17 Jan 2013 12:28 GMT
Inventories climb for the first time since December 5 in Singapore.

Rotterdam Market Report
17 Jan 2013 11:10 GMT

Market Briefing
17 Jan 2013 09:56 GMT
Gas field in Algeria attacked (Brent: $109.6).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
17 Jan 2013 06:48 GMT

Firm seeks financing for Colombian port project
16 Jan 2013 20:14 GMT
Colombian company aims to develop bunker, coal and bulk goods port facility.

IBIA appoints board members
16 Jan 2013 15:48 GMT
Latest appointments will take effect on 1 April 2013.

Global Vision Market Report
16 Jan 2013 15:25 GMT

Praxis Market Update
16 Jan 2013 15:08 GMT

Fuel oil staff leave Chemoil Singapore - sources
16 Jan 2013 13:48 GMT
Nine members of Chemoil's fuel oil trading team in Singapore are reported to have left the company.

Rotterdam Market Report
16 Jan 2013 11:30 GMT

Market Briefing
16 Jan 2013 09:58 GMT
Peakoil - not just yet (Brent: $110.0).

Think tank supports decision to regulate fuel switching
16 Jan 2013 07:41 GMT
Public policy think tank says government decision is a 'major policy breakthrough' in ship emissions control.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
16 Jan 2013 06:26 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
15 Jan 2013 15:31 GMT

Praxis Market Update
15 Jan 2013 15:22 GMT

OW reports 'successful' start in Gulf of Mexico
15 Jan 2013 14:57 GMT
OW Bunker sells 40,000 tonnes of fuel oil in less than two months to clients in the Gulf of Mexico.

Turkish firm appoints lubricants manager
15 Jan 2013 12:18 GMT
Manager to oversee the supply of marine lubricants to customers.

Rotterdam Market Report
15 Jan 2013 11:29 GMT

JV to build mega crude terminal in Oman
15 Jan 2013 11:17 GMT
New project aims to develop terminal into the largest crude storage facility in the Middle East.

World's first electrically-powered car ferry
15 Jan 2013 09:56 GMT
Vessel's batteries will be recharged in the breaks between crossings.

Market Briefing
15 Jan 2013 09:55 GMT
No major news, only market jitters (Brent: $111.6).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
15 Jan 2013 06:38 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
14 Jan 2013 13:43 GMT

Praxis Market Update
14 Jan 2013 13:34 GMT

Singapore: Full supplier list by volume
14 Jan 2013 11:51 GMT
List of all bunker suppliers by volume sold in 2012.

Market Briefing
14 Jan 2013 11:34 GMT
Mixed oil news (Brent: $111.0).

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Jan 2013 11:28 GMT

Singapore: Bunker sales up 10.7% in December
14 Jan 2013 08:25 GMT
December's volume figure is the highest since July.

BP remains top supplier in Singapore
14 Jan 2013 07:33 GMT
Top 20 bunker suppliers at the world's leading bunker port are revealed.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
14 Jan 2013 05:30 GMT

Venezuela: Product availability update
11 Jan 2013 19:53 GMT
Latest update on product availability in Venezuelan ports.

Singapore bunker sales down in 2012
11 Jan 2013 15:21 GMT
It is the first time since 2002 that annual bunker volumes have fallen at the world's leading bunker port.

Praxis Market Update
11 Jan 2013 15:01 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
11 Jan 2013 14:48 GMT

Transhipment record for Amsterdam in 2012
11 Jan 2013 11:48 GMT
Dutch port also achieves record cruise figures with further growth expected in 2013.

'Most eco-friendly cruise ship ever built'
11 Jan 2013 11:13 GMT
LNG-fuelled vessel is scheduled to begin operating next week.

Market Briefing
11 Jan 2013 10:43 GMT
Saudia Arabia cut production by 5% in Dec12 (Brent: $111.6).

Rotterdam Market Report
11 Jan 2013 10:38 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
11 Jan 2013 07:28 GMT

Dual-fuel FPSO vessel completes load tests
10 Jan 2013 22:10 GMT
Dual-fuel engines are capable of running on marine diesel oil, treated well gas or treated crude.

Highest light distillate stocks since February
10 Jan 2013 13:29 GMT
Light distillates rise above 11 million barrels for the first time since October in Singapore.

Praxis Market Update
10 Jan 2013 13:13 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
10 Jan 2013 12:54 GMT

Fuel oil stocks fall to 19-week low
10 Jan 2013 12:54 GMT
Singapore records longest consecutive streak of inventory declines since April 2009.

Rotterdam Market Report
10 Jan 2013 12:42 GMT

Market Briefing
10 Jan 2013 09:51 GMT
ECB rate decision (Brent: $112.3).

Tesoro to convert Hawaii refinery to terminal
10 Jan 2013 07:45 GMT
Bunker-producing facility to be converted to an import, storage and distribution terminal.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
10 Jan 2013 07:39 GMT

Trading house begins supplying 1% sulphur fuel
09 Jan 2013 15:03 GMT
Japanese firm becomes the latest to offer low sulphur bunker fuel to customers.

Praxis Market Update
09 Jan 2013 14:31 GMT

NewOcean Energy secures government supply contract
09 Jan 2013 13:44 GMT
LPG operator to supply ultra-low sulphur diesel to government-owned vessels.

OW Bunker secures Shell Brazil contract
09 Jan 2013 13:16 GMT
OW is awarded contract to supply Shell's full range of marine lubricants in Brazil.

Global Vision Market Report
09 Jan 2013 12:47 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
09 Jan 2013 10:39 GMT

Market Briefing
09 Jan 2013 10:22 GMT
Production halted in biggest US refinery (Brent: $111.8).

CLH Group to invest 60m euros to improve infrastructure
09 Jan 2013 08:22 GMT
Logistics company to continue its ambitious investment plan in 2013.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
09 Jan 2013 07:13 GMT

Praxis Market Update
08 Jan 2013 15:42 GMT

Sinomart completes purchase of 50% interest in Fujairah Oil Terminals
08 Jan 2013 15:27 GMT
Sinopec Kantons subsidiary acquires 50% stake in UAE-based oil terminal company.

JV to build Gulf Coast marine terminal
08 Jan 2013 15:08 GMT
Marine terminal to specialize in crude and refined products.

Analysis of the challenges ahead
08 Jan 2013 13:38 GMT
Report offers an analysis of the challenges facing the shipping industry over the next 12 months.

Global Vision Market Report
08 Jan 2013 12:31 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
08 Jan 2013 12:07 GMT

Market Briefing
08 Jan 2013 11:18 GMT
Oil prices in narrow trading range (Brent: $111.2).

New corporate tagline for GAC
08 Jan 2012 09:44 GMT
Tagline aims to emphasize GAC's support for customers in achieving their business objectives.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
08 Jan 2013 07:38 GMT

Banks to exert more control on shipping
07 Jan 2013 15:02 GMT
Consultant expects banks to exert more control on maritime firms, vessel values to fall further and the cost of regulatory compliance to increase.

Praxis Market Update
07 Jan 2013 14:30 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
07 Jan 2013 14:12 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Jan 2013 11:58 GMT

LNG tanker with dual-fuel engine completed
07 Jan 2013 11:38 GMT
Liquefied natural gas tanker is owner's first with dual-fuel engine technology.

Joint program to reduce fuel consumption
07 Jan 2013 10:52 GMT
Energy management initiative aims to cut bunker consumption by up to 15 percent.

Market Briefing
07 Jan 2013 08:37 GMT
Crude taxes caused huge draws on U.S. crude inventories (Brent: $111.2).

MOL: Bunker prices a factor behind losses
07 Jan 2013 07:28 GMT
MOL President says high fuel prices have been one of the key reasons for the company's recent losses.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
07 Jan 2013 05:11 GMT

Throughput rise for Rotterdam in 2012
04 Jan 2013 15:13 GMT
Cargo throughput climbs 1.7% at Europe's leading bunker port.

2013 report forecasts 'slight increase' in oil prices
04 Jan 2013 14:23 GMT
Oil price forecast predicts bullish fundamentals and financials.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
04 Jan 2013 13:11 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price in 2012.

Praxis Market Update
04 Jan 2013 12:34 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
04 Jan 2013 11:04 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
04 Jan 2013 10:55 GMT

Market Briefing
04 Jan 2013 08:50 GMT
OPEC to cut production. FED to end QE3 in 2013? (Brent: $111.50).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
04 Jan 2013 06:58 GMT

The average bunker price in 2012 is...
03 Jan 2013 20:23 GMT
Bunker Index data shows that marine fuel prices rose on average by 3.9 percent in 2012.

Praxis Market Update
03 Jan 2013 15:23 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
03 Jan 2013 14:47 GMT

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil in 2012
03 Jan 2013 12:24 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Global Risk appoints Senior Oil Risk Managers
03 Jan 2013 12:02 GMT
Members of staff are promoted after demonstrating 'strong performance and commitment'.

Fuel oil stocks fall to 3-month low
03 Jan 2013 11:25 GMT
Inventories of fuel oil decline for the fourth consecutive week in Singapore.

Market Briefing
03 Jan 2013 10:42 GMT
Rating agencies rattle the sable on US-rating (Brent: $112.1)

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
03 Jan 2013 08:38 GMT

New general manager at Bunkers International
02 Jan 2013 17:44 GMT
Bunkers International promotes senior trading manager to the role of general manager in Turkey.

WFS completes Multi Service acquisition
02 Jan 2013 15:11 GMT
Previously announced acquisition of select assets of Multi Service Corporation is completed.

Global Vision Market Report
02 Jan 2013 12:31 GMT

Brent vs BIX price comparison
02 Jan 2013 12:28 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
02 Jan 2013 12:13 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

Rotterdam Market Report
02 Jan 2013 11:32 GMT

BIX global bunker average falls $6 in December
02 Jan 2013 10:48 GMT
Global monthly average declines to its third-lowest level of 2012.

Market Briefing
02 Jan 2013 10:25 GMT
U.S. kicked the much dented fiscal can (Brent: $112.0).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
02 Jan 2013 06:36 GMT



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