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News Archive - December 2013

China's leading fuel oil exporter revealed
30 Dec 2013 15:13 GMT
Fuel oil export figures for the month of November are released.

Praxis Market Update
30 Dec 2013 14:42 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
30 Dec 2013 14:11 GMT

Market Briefing
30 Dec 2013 10:57 GMT
Supply worries continue - thin trading could cause oil price fluctuations (Brent: $112.3).

K Line orders four fuel-efficient car carriers
30 Dec 2013 08:46 GMT
New order follows the recently confirmed contract to build four next generation car carrier vessels.

Fuel-saving software on award shortlist
30 Dec 2013 07:58 GMT
Studies are said to have shown a 12 percent reduction in fuel consumption.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
30 Dec 2013 05:25 GMT

Praxis Market Update
27 Dec 2013 15:21 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
27 Dec 2013 12:18 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
27 Dec 2013 11:12 GMT

Market Briefing
27 Dec 2013 10:39 GMT
Year-end trading and unrest in South Sudan (Brent: $111.9).

Singapore's lowest fuel oil stocks in four weeks
27 Dec 2013 07:54 GMT
Inventories of residual fuels decline by almost one million barrels in Singapore.

Regulatory advisory for At-Berth Regulation
27 Dec 2013 07:27 GMT
ARB describes the steps it is taking to assist vessel fleets to meet the requirements of the At-Berth Regulation.

Winter break at Volgograd
27 Dec 2013 06:46 GMT
Bunker deliveries at Volga River port are expected to resume in April following the winter period.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
27 Dec 2013 05:23 GMT

Praxis Market Update
24 Dec 2013 15:35 GMT

Project to build Japan's first LNG-powered tug
24 Dec 2013 15:12 GMT
Vessel will be able to run on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or fuel oil.

Emsys upgraded to measure mass emissions rates
24 Dec 2013 13:41 GMT
Monitoring technology is upgraded in anticipation of the introduction of the EU's monitoring, reporting and verification of CO2 emissions for maritime transport.

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker acquires Novorossiysk oil terminal
24 Dec 2013 12:31 GMT
Novorossiysk terminal is capable of handling light and dark oil products.

Rotterdam Market Report
24 Dec 2013 11:51 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary (with noon update)
24 Dec 2013 06:32 GMT

Rosneft to acquire Morgan Stanley's oil merchanting business
23 Dec 2013 15:43 GMT
Deal includes Morgan Stanley's 49 percent stake in tanker firm Heidmar Holdings.

Praxis Market Update
23 Dec 2013 14:17 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
23 Dec 2013 11:32 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
23 Dec 2013 10:52 GMT

Market Briefing
23 Dec 2013 10:37 GMT
Supply fears and demand expectations drive oil prices up (Brent: $111.6).

Carnival bunker costs fall $173 million
23 Dec 2013 08:33 GMT
Fuel costs decline by 7.3 percent for Carnival during the 12 months ended November 30.

Carnival recognized for its commitment to clean technology
23 Dec 2013 07:08 GMT
Cruise company wins 'Best Marine Solutions Company' at the Clean Tech Awards.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
23 Dec 2013 06:34 GMT

Oleum enters West Africa as physical bunker supplier
20 Dec 2013 14:53 GMT
New company was jointly founded by A/S Dan-Bunkering and Endofa DMCC.

Praxis Market Update
20 Dec 2013 14:12 GMT

Fuel oil stocks decline in Singapore
20 Dec 2013 13:14 GMT
Inventories of residual fuels fall for the first time in four weeks at Asian oil hub.

Global Vision Market Report
20 Dec 2013 11:35 GMT

OW Risk Management Report
20 Dec 2013 11:14 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Dec 2013 10:39 GMT

Market Briefing
20 Dec 2013 08:56 GMT
Low liquidity and trading volumes continue (Brent: $110.4).

World Fuel Services CFO sells 6,000 shares
20 Dec 2013 08:31 GMT
The combined value of stock sold by CFO Ira Birns this month is almost $500,000.

Singapore Market Commentary
20 Dec 2013 07:02 GMT

Aegean completes acquisition of Hess's U.S. East Coast bunkering business
19 Dec 2013 14:37 GMT
President says deal is 'important milestone in Aegean's history'.

Bunkering restrictions in Chile
19 Dec 2013 14:12 GMT
Piers out of service in Valparaiso until January. Central Zone ports to close for New Year's Eve celebrations.

Global Vision Market Report
19 Dec 2013 11:58 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
19 Dec 2013 11:52 GMT

Market Briefing
19 Dec 2013 11:18 GMT
Fed tapering came as no surprise to the markets (Brent: $109.3).

OW Risk Management Report
19 Dec 2013 11:11 GMT

Curoil launches Aruba supply operation
19 Dec 2013 07:19 GMT
Subsidiary Curoil Aruba to carry out deliveries of 380 cst, 180 cst, MGO and marine lubricants.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
19 Dec 2013 06:13 GMT

Shipping confidence hits three-year high
18 Dec 2013 15:06 GMT
Encouraging news on freight rates and evidence of an increased willingness to invest. But concern persists on overtonnaging, operating costs, and the cost of regulation.

Praxis Market Update
18 Dec 2013 14:24 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
18 Dec 2013 13:27 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
18 Dec 2013 11:42 GMT

Market Briefing
18 Dec 2013 11:12 GMT
Wait-and-see mode continues today (Brent: $108.5).

OW Risk Management Report
18 Dec 2013 10:23 GMT

Lukoil: Reasons for lube sales success
18 Dec 2013 09:28 GMT
Marine lubricant supplier explains the main factors behind its recent growth in sales.

EU initiative aims to optimize bunker consumption
18 Dec 2013 08:45 GMT
Trials due to take place between ports in Germany and Denmark.

Aegean 'extremely honoured' to win award
18 Dec 2013 07:21 GMT
Bunker supplier comments on the award it recently received for achievement in safety and environmental protection.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
18 Dec 2013 05:57 GMT

Praxis Market Update
17 Dec 2013 17:18 GMT

CEPSA sells 5% of its stake in CLH
17 Dec 2013 15:32 GMT
Spanish oil firm in deal to sell 5% of its shareholding in Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH) to private investment company Ardian.

Valero Energy Partners closes public offering
17 Dec 2013 14:37 GMT
The public now owns a 29.4 percent limited partner interest in the business.

New DNV GL Maritime president
17 Dec 2013 14:13 GMT
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is due to start his new role in January 2014.

OW Risk Management Report
17 Dec 2013 11:47 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
17 Dec 2013 11:34 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
17 Dec 2013 11:31 GMT

Market Briefing
17 Dec 2013 11:28 GMT
Wait-and-see mode before the Fed meeting tomorrow (Brent: USD 109).

MPA issues ECA reminder
17 Dec 2013 11:13 GMT
Shipping community reminded about the entry into effect of the US Caribbean Sea ECA in January 2014.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
17 Dec 2013 05:59 GMT

Neste Oil extends fleet communication contract
16 Dec 2013 15:48 GMT
New technology and connectivity platform as VSAT contract is extended.

Praxis Market Update
16 Dec 2013 15:04 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
16 Dec 2013 13:51 GMT

DNV GL launches new corporate identity
16 Dec 2013 12:43 GMT
New corporate logo symbolizes the sea, land and sky.

Rotterdam Market Report
16 Dec 2013 11:52 GMT

Market Briefing
16 Dec 2013 11:48 GMT
Continued supply worries and awaiting Fed statement (Brent: $109.1).

OW Risk Management Report
16 Dec 2013 10:22 GMT

Risler CEO steps down
16 Dec 2013 07:13 GMT
Federico Risler decides to step down as CEO and vice president following the recent loss of his brother, co-founder Alejandro Risler.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
16 Dec 2013 05:58 GMT

Fuel tank developed for LNG-powered container vessels
13 Dec 2013 15:32 GMT
Tank system to be installed on LNG-fuelled container vessels for Middle East firm.

Bunkers LLC and Toyota Tsusho Petroleum join forces
13 Dec 2013 15:12 GMT
U.S. operation to trade under the name Toyota Tsusho Petroleum USA Inc.

OW Risk Management Report
13 Dec 2013 12:06 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
13 Dec 2013 11:53 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
13 Dec 2013 11:41 GMT

Market Briefing
13 Dec 2013 09:14 GMT
Mexico ends state oil production monopoly (Brent: $108.7).

New emissions targets for Pacific Northwest ports
13 Dec 2013 09:08 GMT
Ports aim to cut emissions by 75 percent by 2020.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
13 Dec 2013 06:57 GMT

Valve specialist showcases products to Asian LNG market
12 Dec 2013 21:54 GMT
UK firm's cryogenic valves are used in the manufacture of LNG fuel systems.

Praxis Market Update
12 Dec 2013 16:15 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
12 Dec 2013 15:12 GMT

Fuel oil stocks up again in Singapore
12 Dec 2013 13:58 GMT
Inventories of residual fuels rise to their highest level since September 18.

OW Risk Management Report
12 Dec 2013 12:31 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
12 Dec 2013 12:13 GMT

Market Briefing
12 Dec 2013 11:06 GMT
Volatile day ahead with U.S. economic key numbers coming up (Brent: $109.6).

Dual-fuel propulsion and LNG bunkering system for German ferry
12 Dec 2013 09:06 GMT
New ferry to operate between Cuxhaven and the island of Helgoland in Germany.

Valero Energy Partners up 22% on first day of trading
12 Dec 2013 06:47 GMT
Common units are trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 'VLP'.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
12 Dec 2013 05:23 GMT

Updated list of accredited suppliers in Singapore
11 Dec 2013 14:52 GMT
Current list of bunker suppliers amounts to 68 companies as last year's 62nd largest supplier is removed and Raffles Bunkering is added.

NuStar expects improved fuels marketing results in 2014
11 Dec 2013 12:13 GMT
Strategy to lower working capital is expected to have a positive effect on results in 2014, says CEO.

Rotterdam Market Report
11 Dec 2013 11:34 GMT

Market Briefing
11 Dec 2013 11:22 GMT
Interim compromise reached on US budget (Brent: $109.40).

OW Risk Management Report
11 Dec 2013 11:41 GMT

Constantza sales up 20% for Lukoil Bulgaria Bunker
11 Dec 2013 08:02 GMT
Bunker supplier records a 20% month-on-month increase in sales at Constantza in November.

Singapore Market Commentary
11 Dec 2013 06:45 GMT

Lukoil Bulgaria Bunker starts supplying at Midia
10 Dec 2013 20:44 GMT
Bunker firm expands its coverage in Romania.

BC Ferries plans to build three LNG-fuelled vessels
10 Dec 2013 15:28 GMT
Five shipyards in the running to construct three intermediate class ferries powered by LNG and MDO.

Praxis Market Update
10 Dec 2013 15:04 GMT

Turkish ship owner orders fuel-saving engine
10 Dec 2013 14:05 GMT
Engine features electronically controlled common-rail technology, which is said to reduce fuel costs.

Global Vision Market Report
10 Dec 2013 13:29 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
10 Dec 2013 12:55 GMT

OW Risk Management Report
10 Dec 2013 10:47 GMT

Market Briefing
10 Dec 2013 09:44 GMT
U.S. scale-down of money-printing programme getting closer? (Brent: $109.7).

New ships to run on methanol
10 Dec 2013 09:01 GMT
Agreement to construct six new vessels, with an option to build an additional three.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
10 Dec 2013 06:26 GMT

Lab to develop sustainable shipping technologies
09 Dec 2013 14:47 GMT
New lab to conduct research into fuel-saving technologies and marine renewable energy systems.

Agreement to supply main propulsion systems for chemical tankers
09 Dec 2013 12:31 GMT
New propulsion systems ordered for six new chemical tankers to be built in China.

GAC launches eco-friendly hull cleaning solution
09 Dec 2013 12:07 GMT
HullWiper is said to clean the vertical sides of a VLCC in seven hours.

Rotterdam Market Report
09 Dec 2013 11:14 GMT

Market Briefing
09 Dec 2013 08:50 GMT
Saudi Arabian output still near record highs (Brent: $111.5).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
09 Dec 2013 06:52 GMT

Atlantic Gulf Bunkering expands barge fleet
06 Dec 2013 18:55 GMT
US firm increases its supply capacity with the AGB 101 and AGB 102.

Spliethoff orders exhaust gas cleaning systems
06 Dec 2013 14:47 GMT
Five vessels are to be retrofitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems in 2014.

Global Vision Market Report
06 Dec 2013 13:31 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
06 Dec 2013 12:16 GMT

OW Risk Management Report
06 Dec 2013 10:41 GMT

Fuel oil imports surge in South China
06 Dec 2013 08:13 GMT
Increase is attributed mainly to the arrival of over 200,000 tonnes of 380 centistoke product from Singapore.

Market Briefing
06 Dec 2013 07:48 GMT
Hurricane winds affect North Sea production – slightly (Brent: $111.1).

Meeting demand for sulphur emissions control technology
05 Dec 2013 15:46 GMT
A look at the sulphur emissions control choices for ship owners and the availability of 'reliable' shipyards and suppliers to meet demand.

Praxis Market Update
05 Dec 2013 14:18 GMT

Fuel oil stocks climb in Singapore
05 Dec 2013 14:12 GMT
Inventories of residual fuels rise by almost half a millon barrels during the seven days up to December 4.

Global Vision Market Report
05 Dec 2013 13:42 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
05 Dec 2013 12:05 GMT

OW Risk Management Report
05 Dec 2013 09:43 GMT

Marine gearbox designed to 'significantly' reduce fuel consumption
05 Dec 2013 08:31 GMT
A fuel consumption reduction of eight percent is said to have been verified during sea trials.

Market Briefing
05 Dec 2013 08:07 GMT
Official oil inventories showed semi-big draw (Brent: $111.50).

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
05 Dec 2013 06:52 GMT

Praxis Market Update
04 Dec 2013 14:41 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
04 Dec 2013 13:55 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
04 Dec 2013 13:45 GMT

GAC scoops awards at Sri Lanka event
04 Dec 2013 13:16 GMT
GAC Marine Services Pvt. Ltd. wins two awards at the National Business Excellence Awards.

New address for Petrobras bunker department
04 Dec 2013 12:34 GMT
Bunker department is relocating to Avenida Henrique Valadares in Rio de Janeiro.

OW Risk Management Report
04 Dec 2013 10:42 GMT

Market Briefing
04 Dec 2013 09:11 GMT
Huge draw on oil inventories, at least the private figures show (Brent: $112.8).

New lubricant designed to minimize risk of cold corrosion
04 Dec 2013 06:41 GMT
Talusia Universal 100 represents the latest addition to Total Lubmarine's product portfolio.

Contract to design LNG-fuelled ConRo ships
04 Dec 2013 05:41 GMT
Vessels to operate between Florida and Puerto Rico.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
04 Dec 2013 05:38 GMT

Bureau Veritas classes world's largest bilobe gas tanks
03 Dec 2013 20:41 GMT
Semi-refrigerated LNG/Ethylene carriers are being built for Evergas.

MPA names new chief executive
03 Dec 2013 14:53 GMT
Andrew Tan Kok Kiong is to be appointed MPA chief executive in January.

Castrol to launch 'next generation' cylinder oil in 2014
03 Dec 2013 13:44 GMT
Castrol Cyltech CL 100 is said to deliver advanced corrosion control.

OW Risk Management Report
03 Dec 2013 11:08 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
03 Dec 2013 10:44 GMT

Market Briefing
03 Dec 2013 10:35 GMT
It's the season to be…..aware (Brent: $111.4).

Twenty companies sign Green Pledge
03 Dec 2013 08:57 GMT
Maritime firms their pledge their commitment to promoting clean and green shipping in Singapore.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
03 Dec 2013 06:23 GMT

'Single answer' to today's fuel conditioning challenges
02 Dec 2013 15:37 GMT
Alfa Laval’s new FCM One is said to offer 'a completely new level of flexibility'.

Praxis Market Update
02 Dec 2013 15:34 GMT

OW Risk Management Report
02 Dec 2013 14:13 GMT

Global Vision Market Report
02 Dec 2013 13:29 GMT

Rotterdam Market Report
02 Dec 2013 12:31 GMT

Market Briefing
02 Dec 2013 08:56 GMT
Yet another quiet day ahead (Brent: $110.2).

Dual-fuel engines for new Terntank ships
02 Dec 2013 07:32 GMT
CO2 emissions are said to be around 25 percent lower than conventional marine engines when operating in gas mode.

Wärtsilä expands its portfolio with two new auxiliary engines
02 Dec 2013 06:31 GMT
New engines are said to comply with IMO's Tier II environmental regulations.

Singapore Market Commentary (with evening update)
02 Dec 2013 05:46 GMT



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