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News Archive - Jun 2018

ABB, Ballard sign MoU to develop zero-emission fuel cell power plant
29 Jun 2018 10:24 GMT
Project partners aiming to develop the fuel cell technology that will power the ships of the future.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
29 Jun 2018 10:10 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Shipping confidence holds steady in three-month survey
29 Jun 2018 09:45 GMT
Moore Stephens also analyses data for the last 10 years - since the survey was launched.

LNG bunker supplier Gas Natural Fenosa rebrands as Naturgy
29 Jun 2018 09:14 GMT
Spanish firm to focus on the environment, simplicity, innovation, digitalization and globalization in 2018-22 strategy.

Glander's Felix Teo praised for progression from trader to MD
29 Jun 2018 08:29 GMT
Started 10 years ago as a trader in Dubai and is now MD of the firm's second-biggest office.

ExxonMobil issues guidance for switching to low-sulphur fuels
28 Jun 2018 11:19 GMT
Best practice tips designed to help operators maintain a vessel's safe and reliable operation.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
28 Jun 2018 10:50 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Dan-Bunkering seeks finance specialist in Denmark
28 Jun 2018 09:12 GMT
Successful candidate will be based at Dan-Bunkering's office in Hellerup.

Bunker-saving Red Funnel ferry to enter service in July
28 Jun 2018 08:52 GMT
Newest fast ferry, the Red Jet 7, is fitted with MTU engines.

Deltamarin to design dual-fuel mega yacht
28 Jun 2018 08:41 GMT
Vessel to run on diesel and LNG, and also feature energy storage for peak shaving.

Probunkers, ABS sign JDP for LNG bunker vessels
28 Jun 2018 08:32 GMT
JDP covers fleet regulatory compliance; identifying technical challenges and solutions; and suitability analysis of available technologies.

EIA reported huge draws on US crude inventories.
28 Jun 2018 06:50 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Total and Pavilion Energy ink LNG bunkering accord for Singapore
27 Jun 2018 09:54 GMT
Covers the shared time charter of an LNG bunker vessel and supply arrangement for Total's clients.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
27 Jun 2018 9:20 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Mixed news keeps oil prices in tight range... for now
27 Jun 2018 08:29 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise fleet
27 Jun 2018 08:07 GMT
ABB to supply the complete electric power and propulsion package for Virgin Voyages' new fleet.

MAN Diesel & Turbo rebranded as MAN Energy Solutions
27 Jun 2018 08:01 GMT
Move designed to represent the firm's focus on sustainable technologies and solutions.

Oldendorff ups 'eco' bulker order book
27 Jun 2018 07:14 GMT
Set to receive 21 newbuilds with lower fuel consumption between 2018 and mid-2020.

UMAS blasts LNG project spending as 'high-level failure in EU planning'
26 Jun 2018 12:56 GMT
Says $500m spent on LNG projects in the EU 'will have no significant climate benefits at best, and could potentially increase GHG emissions'.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
26 Jun 2018 10:36 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Skangas performs first ever LBG bunker delivery
26 Jun 2018 09:31 GMT
Liquefied biogas supplied to the Fure Vinga in Gothenburg.

WTI-Brent spread highly volatile and large drops in equities market
26 Jun 2018 08:27 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Project to build hydrogen fuel cell ferry wins $3m grant
26 Jun 2018 08:07 GMT
Vessel set to be first zero-emission ferry in the US.

Carnival posts 20.3% rise in Q2 bunker costs... but still achieves $561m profit
26 Jun 2018 05:34 GMT
Average price paid for marine fuel jumped 21.7% to $455 per tonne.

Cockett's global lubricants head on Asia discovery mission
25 Jun 2018 11:31 GMT
Caroline Huot looking to learn about latest market developments and opportunities in Singapore this week.

World Fuel Services prepares for 2020 with Falmouth upgrades
25 Jun 2018 10:23 GMT
New supply vessel offers 2,200 cbm of capacity and ability to segregate five grades.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
25 Jun 2018 9:25 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Enterprise Products launches exclusive bunkering service at Houston terminal
25 Jun 2018 09:01 GMT
US firm selling RMG 380 and MGO at its facility on the Houston Ship Channel.

Where to go from the OPEC meeting
25 Jun 2018 08:30 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Sulphur 2020: Regulation download
25 Jun 2018 07:01 GMT
Freight Investor Services' Chris Hudson takes a look at the upcoming 2020 regulations in new article series.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
22 Jun 2018 10:25 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Expect a volatile day as OPEC meets in Vienna to discuss policy
22 Jun 2018 09:02 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Coral Methane's conversion to LNG bunker vessel completed
22 Jun 2018 08:28 GMT
Vessel to perform LNG deliveries mainly in the southern part of the North Sea and Mediterranean.

First LNG bunkering of Fure Vinga in Amsterdam
22 Jun 2018 08:27 GMT
Newbuild chemical tanker refuels with LNG in truck-to-ship operation.

Grimaldi opts for scrubbers and batteries, decides LNG retrofits 'not viable'
22 Jun 2018 08:26 GMT
'Scrubbers plus batteries are the winning solution for us,' says Head of Energy Saving & Innovation.

LNG bunker supplier Fenosa receives first Yamal LNG cargo
22 Jun 2018 08:25 GMT
Spanish firm to be supplied with 2.5m tonnes of LNG per year from the Yamal Peninsula.

Shipbrokers Exeno Yamamizu and Fearnleys join SEA\LNG
21 Jun 2018 11:45 GMT
Membership now stands at 33 organisations.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
21 Jun 2018 10:17 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Port of Gdynia, PGNiG sign LOI to build LNG bunker barge
21 Jun 2018 10:10 GMT
Polish port responds to 'growing demand' with plan to make LNG bunkering available.

The day before the official OPEC meeting
21 Jun 2018 09:35 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Gulf of Mexico's first OSV hybrid power installation completed
21 Jun 2018 09:24 GMT
Three other OSVs are set to be upgraded to a similar battery system by September.

CMA CGM's takeover of Containerships sees LNG advocates join forces
21 Jun 2018 07:17 GMT
French firm will be adding four LNG-fuelled boxships to its fleet.

Hydrogen-powered ferry project secures EU funding
20 Jun 2018 11:04 GMT
EUR 9.3m awarded by the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation fund.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
20 Jun 2018 09:03 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Nauticor's LNG bunker vessel enters final phase before delivery
20 Jun 2018 08:47 GMT
Supply vessel is scheduled to be delivered in Q4 2018.

Bunker checklist for vessel owners published
20 Jun 2018 08:45 GMT
Covers the key checks that must be carried out before, during and after taking bunkers.

BC Ferries posts rise in bunker consumption in fiscal 2018
20 Jun 2018 08:45 GMT
Canadian firm also discloses amount spent on upgrades and new vessels.

Mixed OPEC news and meeting keep oil price volatility high
20 Jun 2018 07:46 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
19 Jun 2018 10:17 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

World Fuel Services seeks Operations and Trade Support Assistant
19 Jun 2018 09:11 GMT
Successful candidate will work with the firm's marine EMEA commercial teams.

Trade dispute escalation, OPEC meeting jitters cause volatility
19 Jun 2018 07:51 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

How to prevent bunker spills: North P&I
19 Jun 2018 07:46 GMT
P&I club lists the main causes of bunker spills and how they can be avoided.

Bunker Holding wins award at HR event
19 Jun 2018 07:45 GMT
HR director highlights the group's streamlining of HR processes and use of digital technology.

Associations call for sulphur cap progress at IMO meeting
19 Jun 2018 07:43 GMT
IMO urged to make progress on key challenges to avoid compromising safety or unfairly penalising individual ships.

IBIA posts advice following spate of fuel quality issues
18 Jun 2018 12:36 GMT
Advises bunker buyers and sellers in wake of fuel contamination problems in the US Gulf and Panama.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
18 Jun 2018 9:19 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Port infrastructure 'ill-prepared' for LNG bunker growth: Costa Cruises
18 Jun 2018 08:47 GMT
Calls on ports to commit to solutions that guarantee the development of LNG bunkering infrastructure.

Costa Cruises outlines fuel-related measures in Sustainability Report
18 Jun 2018 08:41 GMT
Cruise operator describes the actions it has put in place to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

VLCC with bunker-saving features delivered in China
18 Jun 2018 08:35 GMT
Newbuild tanker delivered to Tedorigawa Shipping.

Oil prices dropped sharply on Friday on various news and events
18 Jun 2018 02:21 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Van Oord inks accord to test semi-dry scrubber system
15 Jun 2018 13:42 GMT
Pilot test using Ionada technology is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Fenosa performs Valencia's first LNG bunker delivery
15 Jun 2018 11:21 GMT
Balearia's ferry, the Abel Matutes, was supplied with LNG in a truck-to-ship operation.

Pilot agreement signed for fuel-saving 'car wash for ships' in Rotterdam
15 Jun 2018 09:42 GMT
Port Authority to evaluate whether Rotterdam would be a suitable location for WhaleWashing's ship hull technology.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
15 Jun 2018 9:17 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Bunker boost for Australia as Carnival confirms record cruise sailings
15 Jun 2018 08:23 GMT
2020 programme is to feature a record 77 sailings from Australia.

Saudi/Russia back exit from oil production deal, Libya supply disruptions
15 Jun 2018 07:07 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Ecoslops' La Mede plant could produce three times less GHG emissions: study
14 Jun 2018 13:04 GMT
Study outlines the environmental benefits of Ecoslops' new 30,000-tonne facility, due to open in 2019.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
14 Jun 2018 10:03 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Total Lubmarine obtains two no objection letters from MAN
14 Jun 2018 09:33 GMT
NOLs cover use of lubes in MAN's engines and Automated Cylinder Oil Mixing (ACOM) system.

MPA issues guidance for fuel oil consumption data collection
14 Jun 2018 08:52 GMT
Port authority outlines IMO DCS requirements for Singapore-registered ships of 5,000 gt and above.

Weekly oil stocks, monthly oil report and mixed economic data
14 Jun 2018 08:09 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Increased supply chain transparency will solve contamination issues: Tolson
14 Jun 2018 07:42 GMT
Calls for improved understanding of the provenance of products within the bunker supply chain.

Monjasa acquires bunker supply vessel for English Channel
14 Jun 2018 06:42 GMT
Bunker firm gains full ownership of the supply chain - from sourcing to delivery.

EMSA issues sulphur inspection guidance
13 Jun 2018 09:12 GMT
Document is aimed at EU port state control (PSC) agencies and also provides information for seafarers.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
13 Jun 2018 08:07 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Condition survey declaration needed for HFO cargo-carrying tankers: P&I club
13 Jun 2018 08:04 GMT
Members with ships carrying HFO are required to declare if any were aged 10 years or more.

US interest rate decision, OPEC report and weekly oil stocks data
13 Jun 2018 06:34 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

BC Ferries removes fuel rebates due to higher bunker costs
13 Jun 2018 06:22 GMT
Canadian ferry operator to do away with rebate to customers on June 27.

Singapore posts May bunker sales increase
13 Jun 2018 05:03 GMT
Volumes up 1.2% MoM and 2.5% YoY; 500 cSt posts biggest rise with 17.9% growth compared to last year.

Shell Marine and Van Oord sign five-year lube agreement
12 Jun 2018 12:40 GMT
Accord covers LubeMonitor 4T and MILES, plus deployment of field engineers.

FortisBC performs 500th LNG bunker delivery
12 Jun 2018 10:54 GMT
Canadian LNG supplier reaches milestone figure.

Newly converted LNG-fuelled ferry classed by ABS
12 Jun 2018 09:38 GMT
Technical compliance achieved by Spirit of British Columbia, which has been back in operation since Jun 7.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
12 Jun 2018 09:06 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Dan-Bunkering traders graduate from Danish Shipping Academy
12 Jun 2018 07:28 GMT
Frederik Moser and Claire-Celine Ancher Bausager complete two-year course.

Brent slightly up; expect volatility as OPEC releases monthly report
12 Jun 2018 07:20 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Coral EnergICE starts regular LNG loading operations in Zeebrugge
12 Jun 2018 06:43 GMT
Skangas-chartered ship will be making year-round, small-scale deliveries for the LNG bunker supplier.

Designing fuel-efficient ships with today's CFD tools
11 Jun 2018 13:01 GMT
Deltamarin explains how it is using state-of-the-art technology to optimise hull form and performance.

Probunkers reveals plan to become major LNG bunker player
11 Jun 2018 09:51 GMT
Business aims to set up LNG bunkering operation in seven key global locations.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
11 Jun 2018 09:37 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

US crude oil production now approaching 11 mbpd
11 Jun 2018 08:21 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Titan LNG and Transafe sign crew safety training contract
11 Jun 2018 07:04 GMT
Training programme includes simulations at the Simwave facility and practical training at the Falck LNG training centre.

Top Ships announces time charter for two fuel-efficient 'Eco' tankers
08 Jun 2018 12:42 GMT
Ships to be employed by 'oil major' for 36 months, with the option for two additional 12-month periods.

DNV GL announces new emission reduction notation
08 Jun 2018 12:01 GMT
New notation covers scrubbers, SCR and EGR systems.

ABS issues marine fuel advisory ahead of 2020 sulphur cap
08 Jun 2018 10:23 GMT
Guidance covers key considerations and challenges for meeting new sulpur cap requirements.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
08 Jun 2018 08:26 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Tethys expands MGO deliveries to Port Everglades
08 Jun 2018 08:13 GMT
Bunker supplier strengthens presence in South Florida.

Overnight Chinese trade data cools upward oil price trend
08 Jun 2018 07:00 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Balearia launches ferry with scrubber system
07 Jun 2018 12:18 GMT
The Rosalind Franklin will operate between Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.

PPG and DNV GL team up in bid to improve hull performance, slash bunker costs
07 Jun 2018 11:01 GMT
Data collection and DNV GL's methodologies to be used to help develop PPG's coating solutions.

Quadrise upbeat on developments in marine sector
07 Jun 2018 09:12 GMT
MSAR supplier discusses widening spread between high- and low-sulphur fuel and increased scrubber uptake.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
07 Jun 2018 08:59 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Brent remains in mid-70s despite highly bearish US oil inventory report
07 Jun 2018 08:00 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

New president for Singapore's second-biggest bunker supplier
07 Jun 2018 07:44 GMT
Zhang Jianhua named president; Li Luguang is new vice president.

Shell Marine 40 engine oil launched for tug and fishing markets
06 Jun 2018 14:38 GMT
Designed to help ensure clean combustion for more fuel-efficient burning and improved reliability.

VPS issues third low flash point fuel alert in Singapore
06 Jun 2018 13:09 GMT
All low flash point fuel alerts so far this year have been for the Asian port.

Class action lawsuit filed by Aegean shareholder against the company, former president and ex-CFO
06 Jun 2018 11:42 GMT
Former directors accused of violating Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
06 Jun 2018 08:24 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Two US law firms file class action lawsuit against Aegean
06 Jun 2018 08:19 GMT
Kaskela Law and Bernstein Liebhard start legal proceedings; nine other law firms launch investigation.

Brent remains in the mid-70s with intraday volatility
06 Jun 2018 08:09 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Skuld issues bunker sample best practice guide
05 Jan 2018 13:22 GMT
Guide includes advice on storage location and period, labels, log book and disposal of samples.

ABB upgrades bunker-saving propulsion monitoring software
05 Jun 2018 10:54 GMT
XPERT is said to deliver accurate advice to help lower fuel costs.

GTT gets bunker barge design approved, develops DSEC alliance
05 Jun 2018 09:24 GMT
6,500-cbm bunker barge has been jointly developed with Korea's DSEC.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
05 Jun 2018 08:27 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Aegean expects to write off $200m and take legal action
05 Jun 2018 07:33 GMT
$200m of accounts receivable owed to be written off; Audit Committee looks set to recommend claims against parties involved.

Wartsila secures Wilhelmsen scrubber maintenance deal
04 Jun 2018 14:34 GMT
Five-year accord includes annual audits and safety tests to ensure ongoing MARPOL compliance.

Gothenburg set to launch LNG bunker facility in August
04 Jun 2018 12:06 GMT
Port prepares for growth in LNG bunker demand and the industry's transition to renewable gas.

OW Bunker ruling threatens uncertainty for 'hundreds' of cases: ING
04 Jun 2018 09:57 GMT
ING files petition for rehearing, arguing that Florida law has been applied at the expense of maritime law.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
04 Jun 2018 08:36 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

More OPEC comments, oil rigs up; expect volatility up to OPEC meeting
04 Jun 2018 07:34 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

FueLNG and Pavilion Gas awarded S$6m to build LNG bunker vessels
04 Jun 2018 06:19 GMT
MPA funding is designed to promote ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in Singapore.

GIA Taskforce looks at ways to cut emissions, fuel consumption
01 Jun 2018 13:04 GMT
Ongoing projects discussed in meeting; first workshop held to brainstorm further ideas.

Coating helps owners of 1,000 ships slash bunker bill by $400m: Hempel
01 Jun 2018 12:11 GMT
Use of Hempaguard is said to have led to a CO2 emission reduction of more than 3m tonnes per year.

Verifavia warns against 'overcomplicating' EU MRV and IMO DCS regulations
01 Jun 2018 10:44 GMT
Existing laws are 'relatively straightforward', with only 'minor differences' between both systems, firm says.

Iceland mulls HFO ban options in territorial waters
01 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT
Nordic nation evaluates strategies to reduce pollution from burning heavy fuel oil.

Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
01 Jun 2018 08:18 GMT
By the Oil Desk at Freight Investor Services.

Oil prices spiked yesterday on Iran and US crude stock draws
01 Jun 2018 07:22 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.



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