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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - January 2010

Asia & Oceania News - January 2010

Refiner sells three 80,000-tonne lots of 380-cst
29 Jan 2010 10:13 GMT
380-centistoke parcels are scheduled for delivery between March and May 2010.

OW Bunker appoints trader in Hong Kong
29 Jan 2010 05:49 GMT
Experienced shipping professional joins OW Bunker's trading team in Hong Kong.

PetroChina eyes UAE oil storage - sources
27 Jan 2010 11:06 GMT
Oil giant plans launch of energy trading desk in Dubai and examines UAE oil storage options.

Andatee shares slide 8.4% in NASDAQ debut
27 Jan 2010 07:07 GMT
Supplier's shares slip after IPO prices at low end of expected trading range.

Andatee China to ring NASDAQ bell
26 Jan 2010 09:31 GMT
Company Chairman and CEO to ring NASDAQ stock market opening bell later today.

Guam proposes bunker fee increase
26 Jan 2010 07:26 GMT
Port Authority requests increase in bunkering and fuel throughput fees to fund modernization plan.

Petrobras appoints new Singapore manager
25 Jan 2010 06:45 GMT
New appointment replaces previous bunker manager Marco Antonio Costa Tritto.

Shipowner chooses 'environmentally-responsible' lubricants
22 Jan 2010 10:16 GMT
Eco-conscious ship operator chooses product range designed for vessels where leakage presents a risk.

Castrol Marine to develop lube technology in China
22 Jan 2010 09:03 GMT
Launch of new lubricant technology centre expected in 2010.

Government support for MOL fuel efficiency initiative
21 Jan 2010 18:37 GMT
Project aimed at lowering fuel consumption and cutting CO2 emissions to be incorporated into government-industry initiative.

KPI Bridge Oil appoints MD in Singapore
21 Jan 2010 17:47 GMT
New MD with 'proven track record' is tasked with building KPI Bridge Oil's business in Asia.

Sohar: 39% surge in cargo throughput
21 Jan 2010 10:22 GMT
Omani port sees cargo throughput skyrocket in 2009. Said to be partly due to bunker-saving benefits.

MISC to pursue $500k legal claim against Equatorial
21 Jan 2010 07:26 GMT
MISC Berhad to seek damages for the arrest of its vessel after US appeal win.

Brightoil plans to expand tanker fleet in 2010
20 Jan 2010 12:21 GMT
Chinese firm plans to purchase six to eight oil transportation vessels in 2010.

OW Bunker Asia appoints Financial Manager
19 Jan 2010 12:39 GMT
New Financial Manager is given responsibility for strategic financial planning and control in Asia.

Speakers announced for Dubai bunker event
19 Jan 2010 09:48 GMT
Speaker list for next month's 3rd Bunker Fuel Management Conference is revealed.

Shell and Matrix to supply in Sohar
19 Jan 2010 07:27 GMT
International firms to begin supplying a range of fuel grades in Sohar from June 2010.

Southernpec acquires floating fuel oil storage
18 Jan 2010 10:26 GMT
Guangzhou firm buys VLCC to increase fuel oil storage capacity in South East Asia.

Vessels detained for illegal fuel transfer
18 Jan 2010 07:17 GMT
Enforcement Agency detains four vessels in two separate incidents for illegally transferring marine fuel.

Slow steam ahead for Hanjin Shipping
15 Jan 2010 12:48 GMT
Hanjin Shipping introduces slow steaming on Asia-U.S. East Coast service.

Japan to submit bunker levy proposal
15 Jan 2010 11:15 GMT
Japanese government to propose global bunker tax ahead of MEPC meeting in March.

Andatee China IPO scheduled for next week
14 Jan 2010 17:08 GMT
Andatee China Marine Fuel Services is set to make its NASDAQ debut in seven days.

Equatorial court appeal unsuccessful
13 Jan 2010 08:23 GMT
Singapore-based supplier loses appeal against MISC Berhad relating to bunker stem worth over $22 million.

PetroChina leases LA fuel oil storage
12 Jan 2010 10:56 GMT
Chinese oil firm is reported to have leased additional fuel oil storage capacity in California.

Middle East firms secure fuel oil cargo deal
11 Jan 2010 12:14 GMT
Nine 65,000-tonne cargoes of high sulphur fuel oil to be delivered during the first quarter of 2010.

Petrolimex seals 12-month fuel oil deal
08 Jan 2010 07:54 GMT
Vietnamese firm to receive monthly M100 cargoes until December 2010.

Singapore bunker sales up 4.2% in 2009
08 Jan 2010 06:43 GMT
Record year for world's leading bunker port as sales reach 36.4 million tonnes in 2009.

Brightoil takes delivery of oil tanker in Singapore
07 Jan 2010 17:52 GMT
Oil tanker to be used mainly for transporting fuel oil and crude oil internationally.

Register to act as emissions verification body
07 Jan 2010 15:51 GMT
Shipping Register is authorized to act as verification body for pilot GHG trading scheme.

Oil firm offers February 380-cst cargo
07 Jan 2010 15:19 GMT
30,000-tonne parcel is scheduled for loading at the beginning of next month.

Dan-Bunkering 'steps up' business in China
07 Jan 2010 08:51 GMT
Global bunker firm says it is looking to expand its Shanghai operations further in 2010.

New address for Bunkers Manila
06 Jan 2010 16:27 GMT
Philippines-based bunker firm relocates to new office premises.

Colombo expands bunkering capacity
05 Jan 2010 07:38 GMT
New berth for oil tankers is launched and steps taken to build additional storage.

MOL: Eco-ships are not 'nebulous' ships of the future
04 Jan 2010 16:08 GMT
MOL President says next-generation vessels are 'eminently feasible' and based on a realistic vision of the future.

Singapore encourages eco-friendly fuel efficiency
04 Jan 2010 05:37 GMT
MPA encourages ships to remain energy efficient by using eco-friendly anti-fouling systems.

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