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News Archive - April 2017

Finland to launch first all-electric passenger vessel
28 Apr 2017 15:14 GMT
Century-plus-old vessel to relaunch on April 29.

Singapore launches technical reference for LNG bunkering
28 Apr 2017 11:18 GMT
TR 56 launched as Singapore takes another step towards becoming an LNG bunker-ready port.

Petrol Bunkering in 'transition phase' of restructuring
28 Apr 2017 10:41 GMT
Swiss entity Petrol Bunkering & Trading PBT Ltd to be phased out during process.

Eyeing oil rig count, rise in Libya oil production
28 Apr 2017 08:21 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
28 Apr 2017 08:15 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

World Fuel Services posts drop in Q1 net income
28 Apr 2017 07:08 GMT
Marine segment records 39% rise in revenue and 27.2% decline in income.

Brokers urged to avoid costly communication failings
27 Apr 2017 12:35 GMT
Brokers advised to ensure they have systems in place so that key instructions are passed on to principals.

ABB hosts 'Power of the Future' roundtable
27 Apr 2017 11:55 GMT
Industry leaders discuss the technologies and power sources that are shaping the industry.

Marine Petrobulk owner posts Q1 results
27 Apr 2017 09:43 GMT
Seaspan announces rise in net earnings and decline in normalized net earnings and EBITDA.

Mixed oil inventory report and more talks ahead
27 Apr 2017 08:20 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
27 Apr 2017 07:44 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Petrol Bunkering & Trading to close Hamburg office
27 Apr 2017 06:39 GMT
Petrol Bunkering & Trading Germany is to cease operating from May 1.

Sinanju Marine Services wins bunker award in Singapore
26 Apr 2017 11:14 GMT
Supplier recognized for its 'commitment to quality standards, quantity assurances and customer satisfaction'.

Rotterdam's new hybrid patrol boat set to start operating in September
26 Apr 2017 09:11 GMT
The RPA 8 will be powered by distillate fuel and electricity.

Surprise build in U.S. crude stocks ahead of EIA report today
26 Apr 2017 08:20 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
26 Apr 2017 07:44 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Hoglund lands automation system contract for BSM's LNG bunkering vessel
26 Apr 2017 07:29 GMT
Automation system contract is Norwegian firm's third for an LNG delivery barge.

DSME gets go-ahead in Japan to use PRS tech to build LNG-fuelled ships
26 Apr 2017 06:13 GMT
Shipbuilder wins patent case related to its partial re-liquefaction system (PRS).

Total Lubmarine to launch new feed rate optimization program
25 Apr 2017 15:52 GMT
Program designed to give ship operators a complete and ongoing picture of the condition of their engines.

Lukoil-Bunker tanker to undergo repairs in Murmansk
25 Apr 2017 14:58 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be out of service from May 10.

Cleanup continues following fuel oil tank leak: Petrotrin
25 Apr 2017 13:28 GMT
Supplier says around 20 barrels of fuel oil escaped from a storage tank.

NuStar Q1 results helped by 'solid bunkering margins'
25 Apr 2016 09:38 GMT
Fuels marketing sales rose by 58.6 percent during the first quarter of 2017.

Thun Tankers orders four fuel-efficient vessels
25 Apr 2017 08:31 GMT
Ships to enter the Gothia Tanker Alliance network in 2019-2020.

Intraday volatility on mixed news
25 Apr 2017 07:40 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
25 Apr 2017 07:30 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Repsol, Enagas perform Europe's first LNG bunkering directly from a regasification plant
24 Apr 2017 17:41 GMT
The Damia Desgagnes received 370 cubic metres of LNG in Cartagena.

Shipping nations sign agreement to promote digital certificates
24 Apr 2017 12:07 GMT
Denmark, Norway and Singapore join forces to push migration from paper to digital.

New fuel switchover requirements for Panama Canal
24 Apr 2017 10:45 GMT
Modification to fuel requirements previously issued in January.

Scorpio Bulkers COO voices scrubber, bunker price concerns
24 Apr 2017 08:57 GMT
Cameron Mackey believes there are a number of 2020-related issues shipowners are 'struggling with'.

Oil prices take another dip
24 Apr 2017 08:23 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
24 Apr 2017 07:50 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

New ARA bunker supplier plans second barge for Rotterdam market
21 Apr 2017 15:55 GMT
Bunker firm aims to have barge supply bases in both Antwerp and Rotterdam within the next two months.

Agreement to build world's first LNG-fuelled reefer carrier
21 Apr 2017 13:25 GMT
Vessel is expected to begin operating from Q4 2018.

RN-Bunker starts selling new low-sulphur marine fuel
21 Apr 2017 12:04 GMT
First consignment is said to have been shipped to Kavkaz, Rostov-on-Don, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad.

Scandlines wins award for hybrid ferry
21 Apr 2017 08:21 GMT
Ferry operator receives Shippax Award for the recently launched M/V Berlin.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
21 Apr 2017 07:58 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Will shale oil replace OPEC and non-OPEC production cuts?
21 Apr 2017 07:50 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

KPI Bridge Oil hires bunker and lubricant trader in Denmark
20 Apr 2017 10:55 GMT
Anders Petersen back in Europe after spending two years in the UAE and India.

CEO of fuel-saving rotor sail technology wins Young Entrepreneur Award
20 Apr 2017 09:40 GMT
Norsepower's wind power solution described as being a 'potential game-changer' for the industry.

Fuel-saving Stena Imagination named in ceremony
20 Apr 2017 08:31 GMT
Vessel's fuel consumption is said to be 10-20% lower than that of equivalent vessels.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
20 Apr 2017 07:45 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Oil prices drop on inventory data
20 Apr 2017 07:30 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Princess Cruise Lines fined $40m for dumping oily waste and cover-up
20 Apr 2017 07:07 GMT
Illegal practices found to have taken place on five Princess ships.

Enagas kicks off travelling LNG exhibition in Madrid
19 Apr 2017 12:49 GMT
Gas firm to travel across Spain to promote LNG as a transport fuel.

DNV GL gains DAkkS EU MRV accreditation
19 Mar 2017 11:41 GMT
Classification society approved to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) regulation.

Awaiting oil inventory report
19 Apr 2017 10:15 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
19 Apr 2017 12:02 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

LNG port study contract announced in Spain
19 Apr 2017 09:47 GMT
Study is expected to be completed within a period of 18 months.

Wartsila to power world's first LNG-fuelled offshore construction vessel
19 Apr 2017 07:43 GMT
The Orion is expected to be delivered in 2018.

Understanding LNG: Bunker supplier Ferus performs demonstration
18 Apr 2017 16:41 GMT
Demonstration shows what happens to LNG in various scenarios.

Norden joins Trident Alliance as bunker buyer warns of 'risk of cheating'
18 Apr 2017 11:30 GMT
Danish firm calls for 'equal competitive conditions' via the enforcement of sulphur regulations.

Yara Marine wins contract to supply two ro-ro ships with scrubbers
18 Apr 2017 10:03 GMT
Toll ships are due to operate along the Australian coast once delivered.

Andesborg bunker spill 'could have been much worse': Coast Guard
18 Apr 2017 09:16 GMT
Vessel is estimated to have leaked up to 1,000 litres of marine fuel.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
18 Apr 2017 07:46 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Brent oil price remains in the mid-fifties
18 Apr 2017 07:15 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Shift to LNG bunkers will meet needs of eco-conscious clients: Sovcomflot exec
13 Apr 2017 15:16 GMT
David Moorhouse discusses the work carried out by the company to switch from heavy fuel oil to gas.

Sovcomflot chooses WinGD engines for world's first gas-powered Aframax tankers
13 Apr 2017 11:53 GMT
WinGD's X62DF dual-fuel engines with X-DF low-pressure gas injection technology to power four Sovcomflot ships.

Wartsila dual-fuel engines to drive world's first LNG-powered CSD
13 Apr 2017 10:57 GMT
The cutter suction dredger Spartacus is scheduled to be delivered in 2019.

Singapore achieves record bunker sales for March and best ever quarter
13 Apr 2017 10:21 GMT
Port sells more than 12m tonnes for first time between January and March.

Rickmers Maritime to be delisted and wound up
13 Apr 2017 09:02 GMT
Trustee-manager unsuccessful in last-ditch effort to secure new restructuring proposal.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
13 Apr 2017 08:00 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Market turns attention to fundamentals as risk premium fades
13 Apr 2017 07:11 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Finnlines inks PureSOx scrubber performance agreement
12 Apr 2017 11:33 GMT
Six-year agreement is designed to optimize the performance of Finnlines' PureSOx systems.

Fluxys and Klaipedos Nafta sign LNG MoU
12 Apr 2017 11:18 GMT
Companies to collaborate in the development of small-scale LNG projects and infrastructure in Europe.

Navios selects DuPont as preferred scrubber supplier
12 Apr 2017 10:55 GMT
LOI confirms joint study to retrofit scrubbers on a number of vessels.

Aegean Marine Petroleum offers ULSFO in all ARA ports
12 Apr 2017 09:31 GMT
Supplier responds to 'increased levels of demand' for 2020-compliant ULSFO.

Oil cuts for another six months?
12 Apr 2017 08:10 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
12 Apr 2017 07:57 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Scandlines awards 10-year hybrid ferry contract
11 Apr 2017 10:53 GMT
Contract includes service and maintenance of the fleets' energy storage systems.

Bunker issues discussed at Limassol conference
11 Apr 2017 10:34 GMT
The 6th Bunkernet Bunker Conference was attended by more than 100 industry professionals.

Virginia supply operation wins fuel management award
11 Apr 2017 10:11 GMT
Craney Island Fuel Terminal supplied more than 180 Navy and Coast Guard ships in 2016.

Seaspan celebrates double commissioning of LNG-fuelled vessels
11 Apr 2017 09:27 GMT
The Seaspan Swift and Seaspan Reliant can both be powered by LNG, diesel and batteries.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
11 Apr 2017 08:01 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Oil hits five-week high on geopolitical tensions and supply disruptions
11 Apr 2017 07:01 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Praxis Market Update
10 Apr 2017 12:09 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Oil report predicts bullish second quarter
10 Apr 2017 11:30 GMT
Report forecasts an increase in the average price of crude over the next 12 months.

Operation to remove fuel from sunken boat in Seattle
10 Apr 2017 11:03 GMT
Boat is said to have sunk with an estimated 150 gallons of fuel on board.

Barge cleanup operation continues in California
10 Apr 2017 10:45 GMT
Sunken Vengeance is said to have leaked diesel fuel and hydraulic oil south of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Bomin affirms commitment to Baltic bunker market
10 Apr 2017 09:22 GMT
Bomin's Hamburg office will take responsibility for physical operations and infrastructure in the region.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
10 Apr 2017 07:57 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Geopolitics takes centre stage
10 Apr 2017 07:18 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

LNG bunkering vessel completes first loading operation in Zeebrugge
07 Apr 2017 14:42 GMT
Engie Zeebrugge to supply LNG to vessels operated by United European Car Carriers.

Alfa Laval awarded PureSOx scrubber contract
07 Apr 2017 12:45 GMT
Delivery of eight hybrid exhaust gas cleaning systems is scheduled for 2018 and 2019.

2010 HNS Convention closer to ratification
07 Apr 2017 11:53 GMT
Focus now turns to member states to ratify and accede to the convention.

Trasmediterranea rules out long-distance fast ferries due to bunker price volatility
07 Apr 2017 09:48 GMT
Business model based on high speed over long distances 'would not make much sense', says GM.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
07 Apr 2017 08:12 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Geopolitical risk premium is up
07 Apr 2017 07:52 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Praxis Market Update
06 Apr 2017 14:52 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Cepsa presents paper backing LNG as a marine fuel
06 Apr 2017 12:07 GMT
Supplier says fuel has greatest growth potential due to its safety, availability, price and eco-friendly properties.

Nor-Shipping director on clean marine fuels: 'We want to play our part'
06 Apr 2017 11:11 GMT
Birgit Liodden says event is 'incredible opportunity' to drive the clean energy movement forward.

New Crowley video shows arrival of massive LNG tanks at Jaxport bunkering facility
06 Apr 2017 09:48 GMT
Tanks to be used to refuel Crowley's LNG-powered ConRo ships, El Coqui and Taino.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
06 Apr 2017 09:00 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

DNV GL and DSME reveal carrier design with LNG as primary fuel
06 Apr 2017 08:46 GMT
Hull and propulsion system are said to have been optiized for three different operating profiles.

Oil slightly down as EIA inventories surprise
06 Apr 2017 08:42 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Project partners unveil LPG-fuelled carrier design
06 Apr 2017 07:41 GMT
LPG-fuelled propulsion concept could slash bunker costs by up to 30%, claim LPGreen collaborators.

Praxis Market Update
05 Apr 2017 14:53 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Ecoslops expects construction of La Mede processing unit to start in 2018
05 Apr 2017 14:38 GMT
Slops specialist also aims to accelerate Sines production and ink three new projects in 2017.

New tool calculates knock characteristics of pipeline gas supplied
05 Apr 2017 12:22 GMT
Tool is designed to help end users determine the quality of pipeline gas and assess the risk of engine knock.

Bunker trader leaves West Indies Petroleum
05 Apr 2017 10:26 GMT
Karen Harriott-Wilson vacates her position at Jamaican bunker firm.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
05 Apr 2017 09:18 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Oil prices head upwards as inventories shrink
05 Apr 2017 08:51 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Containerships secures funding to implement LNG strategy
05 Apr 2017 07:41 GMT
European Union and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) back project.

Praxis Market Update
04 Apr 2017 14:57 GMT
Market update from Praxis Energy Agents S.A.

Total, Pavilion sign LNG bunkering MoU for Singapore
04 Apr 2017 13:37 GMT
Pavilion to supply LNG bunkers to Total for deliveries in Singapore.

Bunker barge deliveries recommence at Spain's fifth-biggest cruise port
04 Apr 2017 10:45 GMT
Peninsula Petroleum supplied Pullmantur cruise vessel by barge on Sunday.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
04 Apr 2017 08:37 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Shell to supply world's first LNG-fuelled Aframax crude tankers
04 Apr 2017 08:06 GMT
New 114,000-dwt tankers are scheduled to commence operating in Q3 2018.

Huge jump in electrically driven, LNG-ready newbuild orders in 2017: Clarksons
04 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Clarksons data shows how the technology and fuel used to power newbuild ships is changing.

Bohai Rim 'reportedly' fines foreign ships for using non-compliant fuel
04 Apr 2017 00:01 GMT
Vessels are said to have been penalized for not burning low-sulphur marine fuel.

Crude oil prices close flat on Friday after a three-day climb
03 Apr 2017 11:26 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

KPI Bridge Oil moves head office to City of London
03 Apr 2017 10:55 GMT
Bunker firm had been based in Westminster for nine years.

First ever LNG bunker delivery performed in Bilbao
03 Apr 2017 09:25 GMT
Dry cargo vessel MV Ireland supplied with LNG in a truck-to-ship delivery.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
03 Apr 2017 09:10 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Oil sheen, 'strong smell of fuel' at Stellar Daisy crew rescue site: Navy
03 Apr 2017 00:04 GMT
Location of ore carrier and fate of 22 crew members remains unknown.

Shell inks three-year bunker supply agreement in Oman
03 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Supplier to deliver MGO to vessels calling at Omani ports.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel arrives at home port
03 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.

Tug spills fuel in US Gulf
03 Apr 2017 00:01 GMT
Between 300 and 500 gallons of fuel is said to have been spilled in Alabama.



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