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News Archive - April 2015

UASC names LNG-ready ULCS
29 Apr 2015 15:55 GMT
M.V. Barzan is described as being 'the industry's most eco-efficient container vessel'.

Alfa Laval PureSOx water cleaning process now patented
29 Apr 2015 14:58 GMT
Company says the patented technology is vital to secure compliance in either hybrid or closed loop mode.

Praxis Market Update
29 Apr 2015 14:16 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Global Vision Market Report
29 Apr 2015 14:14 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
29 Apr 2015 14:06 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Market Briefing
29 Apr 2015 14:03 GMT
All eyes on oil stocks and central bank statement (Brent: $64.5).

Dan-Bunkering to launch Stamford operation
29 Apr 2015 13:12 GMT
New office is due to launch at the end of this week.

Singapore Market Commentary
29 Apr 2015 06:51 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Andatee to appeal NASDAQ delisting
28 Apr 2015 18:37 GMT
Chinese bunker firm says it intends to request a hearing before a panel in order to prevent its securities from being delisted from NASDAQ.

Contract to supply world's first LNG-fuelled TSHDs
28 Apr 2015 17:51 GMT
Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) are to be the first to be provided with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) installation.

Total Lubmarine launches initiatives on World Day for Safety
28 Apr 2015 15:55 GMT
Lube supplier is running a number of safety awareness initiatives, including the production of a video for its global workforce.

Praxis Market Update
28 Apr 2015 15:15 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Global Vision Market Report
28 Apr 2015 11:45 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
28 Apr 2015 10:31 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Market Briefing
28 Apr 2015 09:05 GMT
Saudi comments, inventory jitters weigh on prices (Brent: $64.0).

Singapore Market Commentary
28 Apr 2015 06:27 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

BIX MGO price summary: week 17
27 Apr 2015 15:51 GMT
A summary of weekly global marine gas oil (MGO) prices.

BIX 180 price summary: week 17
27 Apr 2015 15:27 GMT
A summary of weekly global 180 centistoke (cSt) prices.

BIX 380 price summary: week 17
27 Apr 2015 15:13 GMT
A summary of weekly global 380 centistoke (cSt) prices.

Bunker Index (BIX) price summary: week 17
27 Apr 2015 09:29 GMT
Global bunker prices rise by 1.4 percent during the 7-day period between April 17 and April 24.

Singapore Market Commentary
27 Apr 2015 07:57 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Deal to build four 'next-generation' car carriers
24 Apr 2015 16:41 GMT
Vessels are to be delivered in 2017 and 2018.

Rolls-Royce to deliver engines and propulsion to multi-purpose vessel
24 Apr 2015 14:44 GMT
Deal includes order for two azimuth thrusters - designed to help reduce fuel consumption.

Augusta barge back in service
24 Apr 2015 13:27 GMT
Italian supplier now has two barges carrying out deliveries in south-east Sicily.

IBIA chairman calls for greater use of latest ISO specs
24 Apr 2015 12:04 GMT
Jens Maul Jorgensen says 'there are no excuses' now that bunker prices are lower.

Global Vision Market Report
24 Apr 2015 11:25 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
24 Apr 2015 10:58 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Market Briefing
24 Apr 2015 10:43 GMT
Oil dancing around $65 on Middle East tensions.

Singapore Market Commentary
24 Apr 2015 08:43 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Andatee in share exchange agreement with web hosting firm
23 Apr 2015 12:27 GMT
Chinese bunker firm also issues shares to two companies that are to help 'manage and offer guidance on the web hosting business'.

Global Vision Market Report
23 Apr 2015 11:38 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
23 Apr 2015 11:24 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

NuStar posts decline in sales and rise in net income
23 Apr 2015 10:45 GMT
Company reports 'stronger-than-expected margins' for its fuels marketing division.

Lloyd's Register issues emissions guidance
23 Apr 2015 09:17 GMT
Guidance is designed to support emissions compliance decision-making.

Market Briefing
23 Apr 2015 08:07 GMT
Oil prices slightly up on mixed news (Brent: $62.7).

Fuel-saving hull cleaning solution launched in Singapore
23 Apr 2015 06:58 GMT
GAC's HullWiper debuts at Sea Asia 2015.

Singapore Market Commentary
23 Apr 2015 06:37 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Royal Caribbean forecasts 2015 consumption and lowers EPS guidance on rising fuel prices
22 Apr 2015 14:38 GMT
Company used 344,000 tonnes of fuel in Q1 and expects to consume 1,382,000 tonnes this year. Fuel prices are up 14% since January, says CFO.

Resolutions passed at Vopak's AGM
22 Apr 2015 13:17 GMT
Summary of resolutions passed at Royal Vopak's Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on April 22.

Vopak net profit up in Q1 2015
22 Apr 2015 12:15 GMT
Net profit excluding exceptional items rose by 24 percent compared to last year.

Global Vision Market Report
22 Apr 2015 11:27 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
22 Apr 2015 11:18 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Scrubber systems installed on four Finnlines ships
22 Apr 2015 10:22 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning systems were installed in Estonia.

Market Briefing
22 Apr 2015 08:47 GMT
Drop in oil prices on oil stocks and Middle East ($61.6).

Singapore Market Commentary
22 Apr 2015 08:43 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

World's first LNG-powered containership launched
21 Apr 2015 15:30 GMT
Vessel is the first of a two-ship contract with TOTE.

Praxis Market Update
21 Apr 2015 14:50 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

RT Emotion completes hat-trick of fuel-efficient hybrid tugs
21 Apr 2015 13:43 GMT
New E-KOTUG is to operate in Bremerhaven.

Global Vision Market Report
21 Apr 2015 12:20 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
21 Apr 2015 12:08 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

ABB turbochargers improve efficiency of world's largest container ships
21 Apr 2015 11:22 GMT
Both the CSCL Globe and MSC Oscar include ABB turbochargers that are designed to improve engine efficiency and lower fuel consumption.

New vessel design with 'reduction of 20 to 25 percent in fuel consumption'
21 Apr 2015 09:44 GMT
Anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel design is being launched at Singapore exhibition this week.

Market Briefing
21 Apr 2015 08:25 GMT
Oil prices sidelined yesterday, with an intra-day dip around $62.

Singapore Market Commentary
21 Apr 2015 08:17 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Global Vision Market Report
20 Apr 2015 11:32 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
20 Apr 2015 11:19 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

BIX MGO price summary: week 16
20 Apr 2015 11:11 GMT
A summary of weekly global marine gas oil (MGO) prices.

BIX 180 price summary: week 16
20 Apr 2015 10:29 GMT
A summary of weekly global 180 centistoke (cSt) prices.

BIX 380 price summary: week 16
20 Apr 2015 10:07 GMT
A summary of weekly global 380 centistoke (cSt) prices.

Bunker Index (BIX) price summary: week 16
20 Apr 2015 09:30 GMT
Global bunker prices rise by 3 percent during the 7-day period between April 10 and April 17.

Market Briefing
20 Apr 2015 08:36 GMT

Singapore Market Commentary
20 Apr 2015 08:28 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
17 Apr 2015 14:07 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

LNG Masterplan for Rhine-Main-Danube
17 Apr 2015 12:25 GMT
LNG emergency and incident response guidelines for inland navigation are now available.

World Fuel Services to hold Q1 earnings call
17 Apr 2015 12:22 GMT
Management team to discuss the company's first quarter results at the end of April.

Global Vision Market Report
17 Apr 2015 11:21 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
17 Apr 2015 11:07 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

DNV GL launches Singapore Service Centre
17 Apr 2015 10:46 GMT
Centre is designed to provide customers with improved access to DNV GL's services.

Bomin launches Copenhagen bunker supply operation
17 Apr 2015 09:26 GMT
Manager says Danish port is 'the first of several planned expansions within our network'.

Market Briefing
17 Apr 2015 08:23 GMT
Mixed news keeps oil prices well above $60.

Singapore Market Commentary
17 Apr 2015 08:14 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Spanish government confirms sunken trawler is leaking fuel
16 Apr 2015 17:13 GMT
Minister says objective is to extract fuel from bunker tanks to minimize the impact on the environment.

Praxis Market Update
16 Apr 2015 14:24 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Oleg Naydenov incident: Port of Las Palmas in the firing line
16 Apr 2015 13:56 GMT
Port is criticized for allowing marine fuel to be delivered to the Russian fishing vessel.

Moving fuel-laden trawler was 'the worst decision'
16 Apr 2015 12:43 GMT
Greenpeace representative predicts that fuel will eventually leak, 'sooner or later'.

Global Vision Market Report
16 Apr 2015 11:13 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
16 Apr 2015 10:34 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Market Briefing
16 Apr 2015 10:31 GMT
Oil prices heading for a new range?

Hernandez Bento: 'Very small' risk of sunken vessel leaking fuel
16 Apr 2015 10:01 GMT
Government delegate also says claims the Oleg Naydenov was deliberately sunk are 'false'.

Singapore Market Commentary
16 Apr 2015 07:29 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
15 Apr 2015 15:35 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Tanker's fuel consumption 10-20% lower than similar ships, says Concordia
15 Apr 2015 14:56 GMT
Medium range tanker is said to offer low fuel consumption and high cargo flexibility.

Upgraded fuel management system launched
15 Apr 2015 12:47 GMT
Royston introduces a new version of its Enginei fuel management system.

Hong Kong mandatory fuel switch approved. Think tank voices support
15 Apr 2015 12:01 GMT
From July, ocean-going vessels will be required to burn fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5 percent while at berth.

Gulf Petrochem renames Sah Petroleums
15 Apr 2015 11:55 GMT
Indian lubricant firm is renamed GP Petroleums Ltd.

Rotterdam Market Report
15 Apr 2015 10:14 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Market Briefing
15 Apr 2015 10:03 GMT
Mixed data and volatility ahead of oil stock report (Brent: $59.0).

Singapore Market Commentary
15 Apr 2015 09:57 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
14 Apr 2015 16:58 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Construction of dual-fuel ferry under way in Poland
14 Apr 2015 16:33 GMT
Vessel is second of three ferries that will be capable of running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or ultra low sulphur diesel (ULSD).

Best ever first-quarter sales in Singapore
14 Apr 2015 12:43 GMT
World's leading bunker port sells 10,653,600 tonnes during the first three months of 2015.

Rotterdam Market Report
14 Apr 2015 11:18 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Shell 'ready' to meet ECA lubricant challenges
14 Apr 2015 10:45 GMT
Supplier says it is 'well placed' to handle customers' lubrication issues and improve equipment performance.

Market Briefing
14 Apr 2015 10:42 GMT
Volatility ahead of oil inventory data and U.S. retail sales (Brent: $59.5).

Singapore Market Commentary
14 Apr 2015 09:11 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
13 Apr 2015 13:56 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Rotterdam Market Report
13 Apr 2015 12:07 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Global Vision Market Report
13 Apr 2015 11:55 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

BIX MGO price summary: week 15
13 Apr 2015 11:45 GMT
A summary of weekly global marine gas oil (MGO) prices.

BIX 380 price summary: week 15
13 Apr 2015 11:24 GMT
A summary of weekly global 380 centistoke (cSt) prices.

Bunker Index (BIX) price summary: week 15
13 Apr 2015 11:01 GMT
Global bunker prices fall for the second consecutive week.

Marine solar power solution gets thumbs up
13 Apr 2015 10:28 GMT
Eco Marine Power's renewable energy solution for shipping recognized by ClassNK.

Market Briefing
13 Apr 2015 09:24 GMT
Oil prices heading for $60?

Singapore Market Commentary
13 Apr 2015 09:08 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Azimuth propulsion ordered to help reduce fuel consumption
10 Apr 2015 15:14 GMT
Rolls-Royce thrusters are equipped with full-feathering propellers to help lower engine power use and bunker costs.

Global Vision Market Report
10 Apr 2015 12:13 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Naming ceremony for triple-fuel LNG carrier
10 Apr 2015 11:57 GMT
Vessel is the fourth in a series of triple-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

Rickmers fleet upgrade means lower bunker costs for charterers
10 Apr 2015 11:09 GMT
Improvement measures are said to represent a combined investment volume of around $50 million.

Rotterdam Market Report
10 Apr 2015 10:13 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Lower bunker costs boost Stolt-Nielsen Q1 profit
10 Apr 2015 09:58 GMT
Improved net profit was primarily due to lower bunker costs for Stolt Tankers.

Market Briefing
10 Apr 2015 09:34 GMT
Oil prices increase on Iran deal and mixed U.S. job reports.

Singapore Market Commentary
10 Apr 2015 09:25 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Second quarter oil market report released
09 Apr 2015 12:15 GMT
Report forecasts bearish oil prices during the second quarter of 2015.

Global Vision Market Report
09 Apr 2015 11:41 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
09 Apr 2015 11:32 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Dan-Bunkering hires trader in Copenhagen
09 Apr 2015 11:11 GMT
Bunker firm's team of Copenhagen-based traders now comprises 14 people.

New fuel pump for gas-fuelled engines
09 Apr 2015 09:54 GMT
Fuel pump is designed to be compatible with Wartsila's LNGPac system and other fuels such as ethane and methanol.

Total Lubmarine launches research labs to boost innovation
09 Apr 2015 09:06 GMT
Supplier says new facilities will enable it to develop a new range of lubricants suitable for the challenges of the next 10 years.

Singapore Market Commentary
09 Apr 2015 08:25 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
08 Apr 2015 13:57 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Alfa Laval expands LNG solutions portfolio
08 Apr 2015 13:41 GMT
Company enters into patent licence agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

Global Vision Market Report
08 Apr 2015 12:28 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

IBIA confirms Singapore appointments
08 Apr 2015 12:14 GMT
Jason Leong to head up Singapore office. Michelle Mo appointed as administrator.

LNG bunker fuel seminar in April
08 Apr 2015 11:22 GMT
Two-day event is due to be held in Houston.

Rotterdam Market Report
08 Apr 2015 10:33 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Petrobras: bunker barge loading resumes
08 Apr 2015 09:25 GMT
Supplier confirms that it has been able to resume the loading of its bunker barges with product at the port of Santos.

Market Briefing
08 Apr 2015 08:35 GMT
Further price moves up (Brent: $58.27).

Singapore Market Commentary
08 Apr 2015 08:28 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Ship manager fined for breach of US sulphur emissions regulations
07 Apr 2015 15:05 GMT
Company fined $283,500 for failing to switch fuel during seventeen port calls.

Global Vision Market Report
07 Apr 2015 12:11 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
07 Apr 2015 12:04 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

First LNG-fuelled ferry to be built in Italy heads for Canada
07 Apr 2015 11:32 GMT
Vessel features an integrated diesel-electric propulsion system, with four power generators that can run on either LNG or marine diesel oil.

Construction of LNG-conversion-ready tanker under way
07 Apr 2015 10:35 GMT
Vessel is the third of five LNG-conversion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

Petrobras still unable to load bunker barges due to Santos fire
07 Apr 2015 09:55 GMT
Firefighters began attempting to extinguish the fire on Thursday morning.

Market Briefing
07 Apr 2015 09:13 GMT
Iran and job report took centre stage over Easter (Brent: $57.4).

Singapore Market Commentary
07 Apr 2015 09:07 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Singapore Market Commentary
06 Apr 2015 09:33 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
02 Apr 2015 16:39 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
02 Apr 2015 14:44 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices in March.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
02 Apr 2015 12:55 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price during the month of March.

Brent vs BIX price comparison
02 Apr 2015 12:24 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price in March.

Global Vision Market Report
02 Apr 2015 11:33 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
02 Apr 2015 11:20 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Singapore Market Commentary
02 Apr 2015 11:14 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Bunker price volatility at lowest level since September
01 Apr 2015 14:48 GMT
Price volatility fell below $48 for the first time in six months in March.

Global bunker average falls 1.1 percent in March
01 Apr 2015 13:09 GMT
Bunker Index (BIX) average fell for the eighth time in nine months in March. Smallest decline since April 2014.

Global Vision Market Report
01 Apr 2015 12:16 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

GAC Bunker Fuels appoints Global Trading Manager
01 Apr 2015 11:55 GMT
Colin Holloway to manage GAC's trading team from the company's headquarters in Dubai.

Shipping confidence falls on low oil price concerns
01 Apr 2015 11:17 GMT
Respondents express concern about the effect on the industry of lower oil prices in latest survey.

Rotterdam Market Report
01 Apr 2015 10:23 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Market Briefing
01 Apr 2015 10:03 GMT
Extension of negotiation deadline (Brent: $54.7).

Singapore Market Commentary
01 Apr 2015 09:53 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.



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