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Home » News » News Archive - May 2015


News Archive - May 2015

Fujairah 380 cSt average up 12 percent in May
29 May 2015 10:37 GMT
380 cSt average rises to its highest level in six months.

Singapore 380 cSt up 10.6 percent in May
29 May 2015 10:27 GMT
Highest monthly average since November as 380 cSt price jumps $36 in May.

Global Vision Market Report
29 May 2015 10:21 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
29 May 2015 110:11 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Remi Eriksen appointed DNV GL's CEO
29 May 2015 07:34 GMT
DNV GL names successor to Henrik Madsen, who is due to retire in August.

Market Briefing
29 May 2015 06:56 GMT
Oil prices slightly up on bullish weekly oil inventory report.

First Dragon-class ships fitted with Wartsila package
29 May 2015 06:29 GMT
Package includes two 50DF dual-fuel engines and an LNG fuel system.

Singapore Market Commentary
29 May 2015 05:51 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Rotterdam Market Report
28 May 2015 11:54 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Global Vision Market Report
28 May 2015 11:35 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

World's first green-ship equipment certification centre 'formally opened'
28 May 2015 11:14 GMT
New centre has been set up to test, evaluate and certify green-ship equipment.

Bunker firm sponsors Andros International Yacht Race
28 May 2015 10:26 GMT
Greek yacht race is due to commence on May 29.

BMS United Bunkers announces senior trader promotions
28 May 2015 08:52 GMT
Company promotes Eleni Karlaftis and George Makrakis to the role of Senior Bunker Trader.

Aegean posts $7.1 million rise in Q1 net income
28 May 2015 08:14 GMT
New operations in Fujairah and U.S. 'meaningfully contributed' to the bunker firm's Q1 results, says CEO.

Market Briefing
28 May 2015 07:08 GMT
Oil slightly up this morning after heavy drop yesterday (Brent: $62.7).

Singapore Market Commentary
28 May 2015 06:56 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
27 May 2015 13:08 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Alfa Laval to showcase fuel-saving products in Amsterdam
27 May 2015 11:21 GMT
Company's stand is to feature several ways to achieve profitable power.

Global Vision Market Report
27 May 2015 10:43 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Belco to introduce scrubber at Nor-Shipping
27 May 2015 10:20 GMT
Scrubber design is 'transformed' to 'dramatically reduce operating and installed costs'.

Rotterdam Market Report
27 May 2015 09:51 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

GIB promotes senior trader to India MD
27 May 2015 08:45 GMT
Company decides to 'change the leadership in order to boost the performance level of the office'.

Market Briefing
27 May 2015 08:27 GMT
Weekly oil stocks and dollar is giving volatility a hike (Brent: $64.1).

Singapore Market Commentary
27 May 2015 08:22 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Trader rejoins KPI Bridge Oil
26 May 2015 14:16 GMT
Lana Rjedkin initially joined the company in 2007 and previously worked for lubricants firm UniMarine.

Praxis Market Update
26 May 2015 13:31 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Global Vision Market Report
26 May 2015 13:18 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Wartsila offers EAL-compatible propulsion systems for US waters
26 May 2015 10:33 GMT
BigRoll ships are the first to be fitted with Wartsila's VGP 2013-compliant propulsion package.

Rotterdam Market Report
26 May 2015 09:54 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

GAC EnvironHull wins hull cleaning contract with Statoil
26 May 2015 09:44 GMT
Technology is being used to remove fouling from Statoil's fleet to enhance efficiency and reduce fuel consumption.

GIB: 'Very successful' first month as physical supplier, offshore Brazil
26 May 2015 08:55 GMT
Bunker firm says its high seas supply operation provides clients with time and cost savings.

Market Briefing
26 May 2015 08:25 GMT
Oil prices slightly lower on stronger dollar (Brent: $65.3).

Singapore Market Commentary
26 May 2015 08:13 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Global Vision Market Report
25 May 2015 10:38 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

BIX MGO price summary: week 21
25 May 2015 07:50 GMT
A summary of weekly global marine gas oil (MGO) prices.

BIX 180 price summary: week 21
25 May 2015 07:49 GMT
A summary of weekly global 180 centistoke (cSt) prices.

BIX 380 price summary: week 21
25 May 2015 07:48 GMT
A summary of weekly global 380 centistoke (cSt) prices.

Bunker Index (BIX) price summary: week 21
25 May 2015 07:45 GMT
Global bunker prices dip 0.1 percent during the 7-day period between May 15 and May 22.

Singapore Market Commentary
25 May 2015 07:33 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
22 May 2015 14:37 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Petrobras trader explains reason for Singapore office 'closure'
22 May 2015 13:57 GMT
Enquiries for Singapore should be directed to the company's other offices next week.

Dan-Bunkering announces staff changes in Shanghai
22 May 2015 12:45 GMT
Bunker trader Yong Geng relocates to China and Alex Qin is named chief representative.

Global Vision Market Report
22 May 2015 10:57 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
22 May 2015 10:48 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

LNG-ready containership fitted with Marlink VSAT
22 May 2015 10:25 GMT
SkyFile Mail to be used for crucial data transfer, including fuel monitoring data.

Imtech wins contract to supply propulsion system for hybrid ferry
22 May 2015 09:26 GMT
Dutch firm to supply the diesel-electric and Li-Ion battery hybrid propulsion system, and carry out the electrical installation.

Market Briefing
22 May 2015 07:23 GMT
Oil slightly up on geopolitical tensions (Brent: $66.5).

Singapore Market Commentary
22 May 2015 07:15 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Cargill denies closing Asia fuel oil desk
21 May 2015 16:01 GMT
Spokesperson says the company 'will continue to be active in Singapore and in China'.

KPI Bridge Oil hires trader in Seattle
21 May 2015 14:32 GMT
New appointment is described as having an 'advantageous knowledge of the maritime industry'.

Praxis Market Update
21 May 2015 14:01 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Global Vision Market Report
21 May 2015 12:03 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
21 May 2015 11:56 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

6% of ships spot-checked by EMSA were non-compliant with EU fuel regulations
21 May 2015 11:33 GMT
Reasons for non-compliance included being unable to produce satisfactory samples, and having fuel with a sulphur content above 0.1%.

3,000 ships have ordered fuel-saving propeller device
21 May 2015 08:23 GMT
Japanese product is said to offer a 3-5 percent reduction in fuel consumption.

Market Briefing
21 May 2015 07:48 GMT
Oil inches slightly up on larger-than-expected draws in oil inventories (Brent: $65.2).

Singapore Market Commentary
21 May 2015 07:21 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
20 May 2015 13:38 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Carisbrooke opts for 'fuel-saving' Intersleek 1100SR
20 May 2015 13:26 GMT
Product is said to offer a reduction in hull roughness, thus improving efficiency and lowering fuel consumption.

Antwerp to offer discount to ships with lower particulate emissions
20 May 2015 12:38 GMT
Discount to be granted from next month to ships that use alternative technology to reduce particulate emissions.

Eight approved AEC scrubbers in operation
20 May 2015 12:22 GMT
AEC Maritime's scrubbing system was approved by Lloyd's Register last year.

Global Vision Market Report
20 May 2015 10:17 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
20 May 2015 10:07 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

BP and Sinopec set up marine bunkering JV
20 May 2015 09:46 GMT
New company is to operate in Singapore, UAE, Netherlands, Belgium and China.

Market Briefing
20 May 2015 08:20 GMT
Larger-than-expected draw in oil stock and improved housing data (Brent: $64.9).

Singapore Market Commentary
20 May 2015 07:12 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
19 May 2015 14:20 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

GAC's new cruise manager talks up integrated service for clients - including bunkers
19 May 2015 14:04 GMT
Industry veteran Fergus Poole will be coordinating client cruise ship calls at UK ports.

Report predicts fuel additive market growth
19 May 2015 11:46 GMT
Consultancy forecasts 'a bright future for fuel additive suppliers'.

Global Vision Market Report
19 May 2015 10:41 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

MEPC 68: Summary of bunker-related issues
19 May 2015 10:21 GMT
Summary of topics discussed at last week's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting in London.

Rotterdam Market Report
19 May 2015 09:53 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

'Solid' first annual results for DNV GL
19 May 2015 09:10 GMT
Company reports a 10% increase in combined revenue.

Market Briefing
19 May 2015 08:22 GMT
Hit the road, Jack...(Brent: $65.6).

Singapore Market Commentary
19 May 2015 08:06 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
18 May 2015 15:18 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

BIX MGO price summary: week 20
18 May 2015 11:54 GMT
A summary of weekly global marine gas oil (MGO) prices.

KPI Bridge Oil promotes trader in New York
18 May 2015 11:03 GMT
'Ideal candidate' Jordan Felber is appointed Team Leader at KPI Bridge Oil's office in New York.

Global Vision Market Report
18 May 2015 10:22 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

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

BIX 380 price summary: week 20
18 May 2015 09:52 GMT
A summary of weekly global 380 centistoke (cSt) prices.

Bunker Index (BIX) price summary: week 20
18 May 2015 09:20 GMT
Global bunker prices rise by 0.5 percent during the 7-day period between May 8 and May 15.

Market Briefing
18 May 2015 08:57 GMT
Oil climbs on Middle East, weaker dollar (Brent: $67.5).

Singapore Market Commentary
18 May 2015 08:51 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Endofa opens office in Denmark
15 May 2015 13:37 GMT
Bunker company aims to keep in closer contact with European clients via its new Hellerup operation.

Praxis Market Update
15 May 2015 12:43 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

CLH posts Q1 profit rise and decline in marine fuel withdrawals
15 May 2015 12:33 GMT
Profit after tax was up 19.8 percent during the first quarter of 2015.

Global Vision Market Report
15 May 2015 12:33 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
15 May 2015 10:53 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

CLH starts operating the UK's largest fuel pipeline network
15 May 2015 09:21 GMT
Network comprises 2,000 kilometres of pipeline and 16 storage facilities.

Aegean to hold Q1 earnings call this month
15 May 2015 07:12 GMT
Bunker firm's earnings call to take place after the announcement of its Q1 results.

Singapore Market Commentary
15 May 2015 06:58 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

KPI Bridge Oil promotes Brian Coyne to New York MD
14 May 2015 14:35 GMT
Coyne has been with the company for more than ten years.

Praxis Market Update
14 May 2015 14:08 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Global Vision Market Report
14 May 2015 13:36 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Bunker market predicted to grow at 4% CAGR between 2014 and 2019
14 May 2015 12:13 GMT
New report entitled 'Global Bunker Oil Market 2015-2019' is now available.

GIB Mumbai now 'fully operational' as a private limited company
14 May 2015 09:02 GMT
Glander International Bunkering (India) Private Limited is formed after having previously operated as a liaison office.

Singapore Market Commentary
14 May 2015 07:56 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Piraeus product availability returning to normal
13 May 2015 14:52 GMT
Local players have experienced loading delays this week as a result of a strike by Hellenic Petroleum workers.

Sekimizu's speech at MEPC 68
13 May 2015 12:34 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu, spoke earlier this week at the 68th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

Alfa Laval: Clients still interested in PureDry since bunker prices dropped
13 May 2015 12:03 GMT
Swedish firm points out that PureDry not only recovers fuel, but also minimizes sludge.

Global Vision Market Report
13 May 2015 11:24 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Singapore bunker sales up in April. Best ever volumes in first four months
13 May 2015 10:47 GMT
Month-on-month sales up, year-on-year volumes down at the world's leading bunker port.

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

Market Briefing
13 May 2015 09:21 GMT
Oil climbs on weaker dollar, geopolitics, demand increase expectations (Brent: $67.2).

Singapore Market Commentary
13 May 2015 08:51 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Dual-fuel engine gets type approval
12 May 2015 14:27 GMT
Type approval awarded to MAN Diesel & Turbo's L35/44DF engine.

Praxis Market Update
12 May 2015 13:35 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

CO2-to-fuel producer secures $40 million financing
12 May 2015 13:10 GMT
Proceeds to be applied towards the industrialization of its reverse-combustion process.

Construction of fourth fuel-efficient American Petroleum tanker under way
12 May 2015 11:03 GMT
New 'Eco' tankers are described as being 'some of the most energy-efficient, fuel-saving and cost-effective tankers in the world'.

Global Vision Market Report
12 May 2015 10:08 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Award for world's first large fully electric vessel
12 May 2015 09:52 GMT
Battery-driven car ferry is owned and operated by Norled.

Rotterdam Market Report
12 May 2015 09:08 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Market Briefing
12 May 2015 08:08 GMT
Oil slightly down on dollar and ample supply expectations (Brent: $65.1).

Singapore Market Commentary
12 May 2015 07:52 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
11 May 2015 13:10 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Bunker Index (BIX) price summary: week 19
11 May 2015 11:33 GMT
Global bunker prices rise by 2.1 percent during the 7-day period between May 1 and May 8.

DNV GL 'honoured' that ships are first to receive 'Gas Ready' notation
11 May 2015 10:57 GMT
The M.V. Barzan is the first of six 18,800-TEU container vessels ordered by UASC.

Global Vision Market Report
11 May 2015 10:17 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Market Briefing
11 May 2015 10:08 GMT
China taking over as the world's largest crude importer (Brent: $66.2).

Singapore Market Commentary
11 May 2015 10:00 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Rotterdam Market Report
11 May 2015 09:47 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Royal Wagenborg orders scrubber systems
11 May 2015 08:58 GMT
The Balticborg and Bothniaborg are to be fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems.

Dan-Bunkering announces promotion and relocation
11 May 2015 08:10 GMT
Bunker firm promotes trader and relocates another to its office in Copenhagen.

Carnival to test engine monitoring and fuel efficiency technology
08 May 2015 12:31 GMT
Cruise operator aims to maximize vessel performance across its fleet of ships.

Global Vision Market Report
08 May 2015 11:57 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
08 May 2015 11:39 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Omani firm breaks ground on terminal and pipeline project
08 May 2015 10:18 GMT
Project is to connect the Mina Al Fahal and Sohar refineries via a 290-kilometre pipeline.

'Up to 2.5%' in fuel savings with propeller attachment
08 May 2015 09:14 GMT
Device generates countering swirls that offset the swirls generated by the propeller, thus improving propulsion efficiency.

Market Briefing
08 May 2015 07:50 GMT
Oil drops on mixed news and dollar upturn (Brent: $65.4).

Royal Caribbean orders scrubbers for four ships
08 May 2015 07:29 GMT
Freedom of the Seas, Independence of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas are all to be fitted with scrubber systems.

Singapore Market Commentary
08 May 2015 06:38 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Rotterdam Market Report
07 May 2015 12:25 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Global Vision Market Report
07 May 2015 12:17 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Gulf Petrochem to begin bunkering operations in Fujairah
07 May 2015 11:53 GMT
UAE firm is now an officially licensed bunker supplier at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker trader in Dubai
07 May 2015 10:30 GMT
Dan-Bunkering's Dubai office now comprises 16 members of staff.

Bunker-related issues on MEPC 68 agenda
07 May 2015 09:13 GMT
Issues include the availability of compliant fuel oil in 2020, quality control measures prior to the delivery of bunkers and a data collection system for fuel consumption.

Market Briefing
07 May 2015 08:17 GMT
Surprise draw in crude oil inventories (Brent: $67.7)

Keel-laying ceremony for first of three fuel-efficient tankers
07 May 2015 07:40 GMT
Vessels are to also include dual-fuel auxiliary engines and the ability to accommodate a future LNG system installation.

Singapore Market Commentary
07 May 2015 06:47 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Drop-in fuels contract for US Navy ships
06 May 2015 13:15 GMT
Applied Research Associates and Blue Sun Advanced Fuels are delivering fuel to support certification and testing of renewable fuels for U.S. Navy vessels.

Brightoil agrees to acquire barge
06 May 2015 12:55 GMT
Company says barge will lead to additional revenue through increased bunker sales volumes.

Construction of Middle East's first LNG-fuelled harbour tug under way
06 May 2015 11:16 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be completed in May 2016.

Global Vision Market Report
06 May 2015 10:22 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

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

Bomin launches office in Far East Russia
06 May 2015 09:24 GMT
New office opened in Nakhodka to meet demand along Russia's Far East coast.

Market Briefing
06 May 2015 08:08 GMT
Upward trend resumes (Brent: $68.6).

Singapore Market Commentary
06 May 2015 07:01 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Rotterdam Market Report
05 May 2015 12:29 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
05 May 2015 08:33 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

Market Briefing
05 May 2015 08:16 GMT
Oil prices halted their recent upward trend on Saudi and China news.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
05 May 2015 08:08 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price during the month of April.

Brent vs BIX price comparison
05 May 2015 07:51 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price in April.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
05 May 2015 07:29 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices in April.

Singapore Market Commentary
05 May 2015 06:23 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

Praxis Market Update
04 May 2015 15:38 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Global Vision Market Report
04 May 2015 11:43 GMT
Market report from Global Vision Bunkers B.V.

Rotterdam Market Report
04 May 2015 10:37 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.

Seattle cruise ship calls set to rise in 2015
04 May 2015 10:22 GMT
Cruise season is under way as U.S. port forecasts 7.3 percent increase in cruise ship calls.

Market Briefing
04 May 2015 09:40 GMT
Chinese data disappoints; OPEC production exceeds target - again (Brent: $66.7).

50DF engine 'successfully' tested to run on ethane fuel
04 May 2015 09:14 GMT
News is described as being a 'significant breakthrough for Wartsila's multi-fuel technology'.

Bunker price volatility dips to lowest level since September
04 May 2015 08:44 GMT
Price volatility fell for the second consecutive month in April.

Global bunker average up slightly in April
04 May 2015 08:28 GMT
Bunker Index (BIX) average rose for only the second time since June 2014.

Singapore Market Commentary
04 May 2015 07:45 GMT
Market commentary from Wired Bunkering.

World Fuel Services posts record Q1 earnings
01 May 2015 14:17 GMT
US firm achieves $55.6 million net income. Marine division posts a 13 percent rise in gross profit compared to last year.

Rotterdam Market Report
01 May 2015 11:53 GMT
Market report from Marine Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V.



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