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News Archive - February 2013

Praxis Market Update
27 Feb 2013 16:07 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
27 Feb 2013 15:38 GMT

Cockett's physical supply operation renamed V-Marine Fuels
27 Feb 2013 15:22 GMT
Cockett Marine Oil Supplies and Associated Bunkeroil Contractors to be absorbed into new physical supply division. Houston supply operation 'imminent'.

Non-compliant ships should be 'named and shamed'
27 Feb 2013 14:45 GMT
Report suggests that the culture of compliance may break down due to the cost savings that can be achieved by running on non-compliant fuel.

Fleet management technology released
27 Feb 2013 11:38 GMT
Software suite includes fuel consumption monitoring system.

Rotterdam Market Report
27 Feb 2013 11:31 GMT

Market Briefing
27 Feb 2013 09:21 GMT
Markets still have the Italian jitters (Brent: $113.0).

Shell signs distribution agreement with Nile Petroleum
27 Feb 2013 07:33 GMT
Nile Petroleum to become the primary distributor of Shell marine lubricants in Egypt.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
27 Feb 2013 05:31 GMT

Global Vision Bunkers Africa moves office
26 Feb 2013 16:46 GMT
Cape Town firm relocates to new premises to accommodate further growth.

Wärtsilä wins repeat order for exhaust gas cleaning systems
26 Feb 2013 13:37 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning technology is to be installed on four vessels being built for Ignazio Messina & Co.

Dynamic Oil Trading appoints bunker trader
26 Feb 2013 13:33 GMT
Trader with experience in Chinese market joins Singapore-based Dynamic Oil Trading.

Global Vision Market Report
26 Feb 2013 13:03 GMT

Praxis Market Update
26 Feb 2013 11:34 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
26 Feb 2013 11:14 GMT

Market Briefing
26 Feb 2013 09:28 GMT
Italian election outcome – a major setback for stability (Brent: $113.5).

Harley Marine vessel to be delivered in March
26 Feb 2013 07:18 GMT
Marine transportation firm is due to take delivery of the first of three vessels next month.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
26 Feb 2013 05:44 GMT

Green initiative launches quarterly newsletter
25 Feb 2013 16:41 GMT
Newsletter includes a roundup of developments over the last few months, including the addition of three new members.

Global Vision Market Report
25 Feb 2013 12:23 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
25 Feb 2013 12:22 GMT

Work begins on updating GHG inventory
25 Feb 2013 11:01 GMT
Workshop is expected to provide a summary of its findings to MEPC 65 in May.

Market Briefing
25 Feb 2013 10:28 GMT
Expect volatility: Italian election result coming up (Brent: $114.4).

Rotterdam: Decline in ship visits
25 Feb 2013 09:19 GMT
The number of sea-going ships arriving at Rotterdam decreased further in 2012, according to new figures.

'Successful' financing of Fujairah Oil Terminal
25 Feb 2013 08:38 GMT
Borrower has long-term storage contracts with Singapore and Hong Kong firms.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
25 Feb 2013 05:58 GMT

San Diego approves shore power project
22 Feb 2013 20:24 GMT
US port to install shore power at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, currently occupied by Dole Fresh Fruit.

Global Vision Market Report
22 Feb 2013 14:21 GMT

Staff changes announced at Petrobras
22 Feb 2013 13:47 GMT
Personnel changes are related to the company's offices in Rotterdam, Brazil and Singapore.

Praxis Market Update
22 Feb 2013 13:33 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
22 Feb 2013 12:22 GMT

Bunkering suspended in Malta
22 Feb 2013 11:56 GMT
Suppliers stop carrying out deliveries due to adverse weather conditions.

Market Briefing
22 Feb 2013 10:20 GMT
Iran to meet P5+1 - again (Brent: $114.0).

World Fuel Services posts 7% rise in marine profit in 2012
22 Feb 2013 07:55 GMT
Marine, aviation and land fuel specialist records a dip in 2012 net income overall.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
22 Feb 2013 06:13 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
21 Feb 2013 15:22 GMT

Dan-Bunkering appoints trader in Denmark
21 Feb 2013 14:28 GMT
Lindy Friis joins Dan-Bunkering's head office in Middelfart, Denmark.

Praxis Market Update
21 Feb 2013 14:08 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Feb 2013 11:56 GMT

Bunker trader leaves Chemoil
21 Feb 2013 10:33 GMT
Trader is the second this year to leave Chemoil's Dubai office.

Market Briefing
21 Feb 2013 09:12 GMT
FED to take the punchbowl away? (Brent: $114.9).

LNG-powered gas carrier to be launched in April
21 Feb 2013 08:51 GMT
Vessel is the second in a series of four gas carriers.

LNG fuel webinar to be held in March
21 Feb 2013 07:12 GMT
Event access available free of charge. Registration required.

Singapore Market Commentary
21 Feb 2013 05:31 GMT

Bunker manager leaves supply firm
20 Feb 2013 14:24 GMT
Manager leaves company after almost six years.

Praxis Market Update
20 Feb 2013 13:31 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
20 Feb 2013 12:33 GMT

Rotterdam rewards Green Award LNG tankers
20 Feb 2013 11:41 GMT
European port says it is the first in the world to reward ocean-going LNG tankers with a Green Award certificate.

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Feb 2013 11:41 GMT

Sammut and Tabone charged with corruption
20 Feb 2013 10:45 GMT
Former MOBC chief executive Sammut and ex-Enemalta chairman Tabone both face corruption charges.

Market Briefing
20 Feb 2013 08:48 GMT
Mixed financial indicators kept oil prices unchanged (Brent: $117.3).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
20 Feb 2013 06:25 GMT

Praxis Market Update
19 Feb 2013 14:31 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
19 Feb 2013 12:46 GMT

DNV KEMA launches CO2MPETENCY
19 Feb 2013 12:28 GMT
Knowledge management service launched for the CO2 management and CCS industries.

Rotterdam Market Report
19 Feb 2013 11:31 GMT

Inauguration of Fujairah terminal announced
19 Feb 2013 10:32 GMT
The official inauguration ceremony for Fujairah's new 412,000-cubic metre terminal is to take place next week.

Market Briefing
19 Feb 2013 10:11 GMT
Mixed U.S. key numbers caused short-lived oil price drop (Brent: $117.6).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
19 Feb 2013 06:14 GMT

OW launches second supply vessel in Gulf of Mexico
19 Feb 2013 00:03 GMT
The Wappen von Hamburg will be deployed from March 2013.

MDO to be discontinued in Uruguay
18 Feb 2013 18:42 GMT
Suppliers to cease offering marine diesel oil to customers at the end of this month.

Socar awarded bunker licence in Turkey
18 Feb 2013 15:41 GMT
Oil and gas giant in tie-up with terminal operator to supply marine fuel to customers in Ceyhan.

'Too early' to set up LNG refuelling schemes for inland ports
18 Feb 2013 14:18 GMT
Federation says it seems premature to put forward LNG as the alternative ahead of hydrogen, biofuels and electricity.

Praxis Market Update
18 Feb 2013 13:03 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
18 Feb 2013 12:45 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
18 Feb 2013 10:40 GMT

Market Briefing
18 Feb 2013 09:29 GMT
Mixed U.S. key numbers caused short-lived oil price drop (Brent: $117.6).

Fuel oil imports set to rise in South China
18 Feb 2013 07:57 GMT
Imports of fuel oil into South China could increase by 80,000 tonnes in February, according to estimates.

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

Carnival in agreement to install fuel switching equipment
15 Feb 2013 21:03 GMT
Agreement follows a period of extensive testing on board the Grand Princess.

Catalyst test expected to achieve 5-10% fuel savings
15 Feb 2013 13:31 GMT
Three-month evaluation will measure fuel consumption savings and emissions reduction performance.

Praxis Market Update
15 Feb 2013 13:05 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
15 Feb 2013 12:44 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
15 Feb 2013 12:22 GMT

Supplier sells delivery vessel, exits bunkering
15 Feb 2013 09:11 GMT
Bunker vessel is sold to a third party as part of the process of closing down the marine fuel supply operation.

Market Briefing
15 Feb 2013 08:41 GMT
New specifications for physical Brent? (Brent: $117.8).

Fuel monitoring system launched
15 Feb 2013 07:13 GMT
System is said to measure sulphur oxides, wear metals, cat fines and the fraudulent mixing of bunker fuels.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
15 Feb 2013 05:59 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
14 Feb 2013 14:12 GMT

Praxis Market Update
14 Feb 2013 12:33 GMT

Dan-Bunkering appoints chief accountant
14 Feb 2013 12:31 GMT
Jan Eckhoff joins Dan-Bunkering's accounts department in Middelfart, Denmark.

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Feb 2013 11:37 GMT

Fuel oil stocks down 3 percent in Singapore
14 Feb 2013 08:33 GMT
Singapore fuel oil inventories decline for a second consecutive week.

Market Briefing
14 Feb 2013 08:04 GMT
Oil Inventories with mixed signals (Brent: $117.9).

Aegean to discuss Q4 results
14 Feb 2013 07:51 GMT
Supplier to hold conference call and webcast following the announcement of its Q4 2012 results later this month.

Teekay LNG Partners orders fuel-saving vessels
14 Feb 2013 07:34 GMT
LNG carriers will each have two dual-fuel, ultra long two-stroke gas injection engines.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
14 Feb 2013 06:37 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
13 Feb 2013 17:31 GMT

Wärtsilä secures EUR 50 million loan for R&D activities
13 Feb 2013 12:28 GMT
10-year loan contract is signed with Nordic Investment Bank.

Praxis Market Update
13 Feb 2013 12:17 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
13 Feb 2013 11:31 GMT

International Bunkering expands Dubai team
13 Feb 2013 09:15 GMT
Ex-KPI Bridge Oil trader joins International Bunkering's head office in Dubai.

Market Briefing
13 Feb 2013 08:18 GMT
OPEC upgrades demand outlook (Brent: $117.7).

International Bunkering appoints trader in Singapore
13 Feb 2013 08:13 GMT
Singapore firm expands trading team with the appointment of a new bunker and lubricants trader.

Agreement to acquire Gulf Coast marine terminal
13 Feb 2013 07:35 GMT
Seller will continue to independently run its fuel oil marketing and trading operations as part of the deal.

On-board CO2 capture results
12 Feb 2013 18:57 GMT
Project results are said to show that the concept is feasible and can reduce ship emissions by up to 65%.

NYK achieves highest environmental rating
12 Feb 2013 13:55 GMT
Shipping line receives high ratings for its environmental management and its approach to preservation measures.

Michael Schaap joins Argos Bunkering
12 Feb 2013 13:20 GMT
Experienced trader returns to the Netherlands to head the Argos Bunkering sales team.

Praxis Market Update
12 Feb 2013 12:16 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
12 Feb 2013 12:11 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
12 Feb 2013 11:48 GMT

Market Briefing
12 Feb 2013 08:18 GMT
Nuclear test in North Korea (Brent: $118.1).

Throughput dips in Hamburg in 2012
12 Feb 2013 08:08 GMT
At 131 million tonnes, throughput tonnage at the Port of Hamburg was slightly below the previous year's figure.

OW Bunker appoints trading manager
11 Feb 2013 13:34 GMT
Ex-Aegean trader John Tsogas is appointed UK Worldwide Team Manager.

Turkish Bunker Association elects new board of directors and president
11 Feb 2013 13:07 GMT
CYE Petrol's Ali Deniz Eraydin is re-elected president for 2013-2014.

Praxis Market Update
11 Feb 2013 12:24 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
11 Feb 2013 12:12 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
11 Feb 2013 11:21 GMT

Clipper vessels ISO 50001 certified for energy management
11 Feb 2013 09:23 GMT
CEO says certification is a natural step in the group's focus on reducing its fuel consumption.

Market Briefing
11 Feb 2013 08:38 GMT
Chinese New Year (Brent: $118.8).

Magellan Midstream posts record results
11 Feb 2013 05:50 GMT
US pipeline and storage firm delivers record quarterly and annual financial results.

Norway in pole position for battery-powered ships
08 Feb 2013 21:13 GMT
Norwegian shipping industry is said to be 'well prepared for the future'.

Global Vision Market Report
08 Feb 2013 15:18 GMT

Praxis Market Update
08 Feb 2013 13:22 GMT

Gothenburg LNG survey 'highly encouraging'
08 Feb 2013 12:48 GMT
Positive response to the development of an LNG bunkering infrastructure at the largest port in the Nordic region.

Petrobras: No bunker enquiries today
08 Feb 2013 11:58 GMT
Supplier says it will not be working enquiries or confirming bunker nominations today.

Rotterdam Market Report
08 Feb 2013 11:47 GMT

WFS to hold conference call and webcast
08 Feb 2013 11:37 GMT
Management team to discuss the company's fourth quarter and year-end 2012 results in conference call and webcast.

Market Briefing
08 Feb 2013 10:50 GMT
Setback in Iranian nuclear program talks (Brent: $117.5)

Singapore Market Commentary
08 Feb 2013 06:49 GMT

ICS Petroleum appoints general manager
07 Feb 2013 17:31 GMT
Experienced shipping industry professional joins Vancouver-based bunker supply firm.

Global Vision Market Report
07 Feb 2013 12:35 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Feb 2013 11:36 GMT

Fuel oil stocks plummet in Singapore
07 Feb 2013 10:23 GMT
Singapore fuel oil inventories fall from eight-week high.

Market Briefing
07 Feb 2013 10:03 GMT
Supply worries - and all eyes on the ECB today (Brent: $117.3).

Aegean CEO to present at Florida event
07 Feb 2013 07:31 GMT
E. Nikolas Tavlarios is due to present at transportation conference next week.

PDVSA: 'System out of service'
07 Feb 2013 06:58 GMT
Supplier says it will be unable to process bunker orders over a five-day period due to system maintenance.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
07 Feb 2013 06:11 GMT

ICS discusses CO2 emissions regulation
06 Feb 2013 14:58 GMT
Board meets in London to discuss the best means of achieving further CO2 emissions reduction from ships.

Slow LNG trade growth belies frantic pace of development
06 Feb 2013 14:31 GMT
2013 is predicted to be another slow year in terms of LNG trade expansion.

Washington State Ferries explores LNG
06 Feb 2013 14:13 GMT
World's third-largest ferry operator to explore the possibility of running its vessels on liquefied natural gas.

Agreement to develop solar cell technology applications
06 Feb 2013 12:41 GMT
Project will be initially focussed on incorporating solar technology into a configurable rigid sail.

Global Vision Market Report
06 Feb 2013 12:25 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
06 Feb 2013 11:46 GMT

Market Briefing
06 Feb 2013 09:53 GMT
Oil price drop was short-lived (Brent: $116.5).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
06 Feb 2013 06:55 GMT

GAC Bunker Fuels expands with new office in Norway
05 Feb 2013 14:22 GMT
Move is aimed at strengthening GAC's marine fuel and lubricant trading operation across the Nordic region.

Praxis Market Update
05 Feb 2013 13:44 GMT

Dan-Bunkering appoints Danish trader in Monaco
05 Feb 2013 12:39 GMT
Bunker firm announces new addition to its Monaco-based trading operation.

Rotterdam Market Report
05 Feb 2013 11:58 GMT

Market Briefing
05 Feb 2013 10:22 GMT
Market correction – oil price drop (Brent: $115.5).

New tool aimed at optimizing energy usage
05 Feb 2013 10:01 GMT
Software tool is aimed at enabling shipowners to maximize the gains in energy efficiency and emission reduction.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
05 Feb 2013 08:31 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
05 Feb 2013 06:40 GMT

Jamaica plans to build 'global logistics hub'
04 Feb 2013 15:24 GMT
Government intends to transform Jamaica into a logistics hub for the Americas. Commodity port for oil products planned.

Approval of fuel-saving LNG tanker documentation
04 Feb 2013 14:41 GMT
Vessel design is said to meet the highest environmental requirements.

ICS voices 'serious concerns' over Suez toll increases
04 Feb 2013 13:21 GMT
Secretary General says this is not the time for the Suez Canal Authority to be announcing toll increases.

Rotterdam Market Report
04 Feb 2013 11:02 GMT

Brent vs BIX price comparison
04 Feb 2013 09:13 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
04 Feb 2013 08:41 GMT

Trader leaves Greek bunker firm
01 Feb 2013 15:44 GMT
Bunker trader will officially leave the company at the end of this week.

Praxis Market Update
01 Feb 2013 14:13 GMT

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
01 Feb 2013 12:42 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

Rotterdam Market Report
01 Feb 2013 10:03 GMT

January the most volatile month since September
01 Feb 2013 09:02 GMT
BIX data shows that price volatility in January was at its highest in four months.

Market Briefing
01 Feb 2013 08:43 GMT
OPEC cut crude supply (Brent: $115.9).

Rotterdam 380-cst up 5.4% in January
01 Feb 2013 08:18 GMT
Largest percentage gain since August at Europe's leading bunker port.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
01 Feb 2013 05:48 GMT



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