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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - October 2010


Asia & Oceania News - October 2010

Oil spill exercise in Singapore
29 Oct 2010 06:21 GMT
SIBCON oil pollution exercise includes dispersant spraying aircraft.

Study highlights H2S limit concerns
29 Oct 2010 05:56 GMT
ISO 8217 specification 'not a good safeguard' against encountering H2S close to where the fuel is stored.

Fujairah terminal to 'spearhead' future growth
28 Oct 2010 08:14 GMT
Gulf Petrochem says terminal expansion project will provide it with a 'strategic advantage' to enter the bunkering arena.

Government 'committed' to developing Singapore
28 Oct 2010 07:07 GMT
Minister says the government remains committed to the continued development of Singapore as a leading bunkering port.

Bunkering guide launched at SIBCON
27 Oct 2010 09:16 GMT
Guide will aim to help companies act in compliance with industry regulations and best practice.

Abu Dhabi seals first home port deal
27 Oct 2010 06:51 GMT
UAE capital strengthens its credentials in the cruise sector with MSC home port agreement.

SIBCON tackles policy and operational issues
27 Oct 2010 05:28 GMT
Key topics include research into mass flow metering and the viability of liquefied natural gas.

Chemoil: Sales surge in Singapore
26 Oct 2010 14:32 GMT
Supplier is reported to have seen a significant rise in bunker sales in Singapore and Fujairah.

Hamburg Süd in Hong Kong MGO switch
26 Oct 2010 13:08 GMT
Hamburg Süd and Aliança in voluntary initiative to use low sulphur MGO in Hong Kong.

Superyacht growth in New Zealand
25 Oct 2010 07:13 GMT
Strong demand for luxury yachts set to drive marine industry growth in New Zealand.

Philippines: Bunker spill causes 'calamity'
21 Oct 2010 16:42 GMT
Bunker fuel leaks from ship, marine life 'destroyed' in the north of the country.

Bunkering halted at Shenzhen
21 Oct 2010 07:31 GMT
Guangdong province port is closed ahead of Typhoon Megi.

Chimbusco to apply for Singapore licence - sources
20 Oct 2010 15:02 GMT
Chinese firm is expected to apply for a licence to supply marine fuel at the world's leading bunker port.

Glencore fuel oil trader resigns
20 Oct 2010 14:21 GMT
Fuel oil desk in Singapore is reported to have been left with one trader.

Visibility warning in Singapore
20 Oct 2010 08:45 GMT
Presence of haze could affect visibility in the Singapore Strait.

GPSChemoil awards US$100m terminal contract
19 Oct 2010 20:06 GMT
Engineering, procurement and construction project is expected to take two years to complete.

Andatee approves share repurchase plan
19 Oct 2010 07:25 GMT
Plan authorizes a buyback of the company's common stock up to a value of $0.5 million.

GPSChemoil secures phase four Fujairah financing
19 Oct 2010 07:01 GMT
Storage facility set to eclipse Helios Terminal capacity to become Chemoil's largest worldwide.

Name change for Port Kembla Marine Fuels
19 Oct 2010 06:14 GMT
Company to trade under the name Australian Marine Fuels from the end of this week.

Philippines: Bunkering halted as Megi makes landfall
18 Oct 2010 10:01 GMT
Bunkering operations stopped in Manila and nearby ports as typhoon hits the northern region.

Fuel oil exports up in Saudi Arabia
18 Oct 2010 09:08 GMT
Rising export trend continues in October amid a period of weak demand in Asia and the Middle East.

MHI steps up low-speed engine testing
18 Oct 2010 06:36 GMT
New testing equipment to be used to verify that technologies satisfy new IMO emission standards.

Brightoil takes delivery of ocean-going tankers
15 Oct 2010 13:52 GMT
New vessels will mainly be used for transporting fuel oil and crude oil internationally.

Containership to cut CO2 emisisons by 35%
14 Oct 2010 15:21 GMT
New vessel uses proprietary air lubrication system to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide.

Near-record sales for Singapore in September
14 Oct 2010 07:10 GMT
Asian port on course to sell over 40 million tonnes in 2010 as 380-cst volumes hit new record in September.

MOL in slow steaming breakthrough
14 Oct 2010 06:09 GMT
New development is expected to open up more opportunities for low-speed operation and fuel consumption reduction.

Chimbusco offering 380-cst at Fangcheng
13 Oct 2010 09:29 GMT
Chinese state supplier begins supplying 380-centistoke at Guangxi port.

Chennai mega terminal gets go-ahead
13 Oct 2010 08:19 GMT
Volumes set to skyrocket at Chennai with the construction of a new mega container terminal.

Fujairah project enters construction phase
12 Oct 2010 20:19 GMT
Project to build new storage terminal is expected to take around 17 months to complete.

Adams to chair fuel management conference
12 Oct 2010 09:22 GMT
IBIA Secretary General to chair upcoming event in Dubai.

New address for APK
11 Oct 2010 14:02 GMT
Iranian bunker supplier moves to new office address.

APL switches to LSFO in Hong Kong
08 Oct 2010 14:32 GMT
Shipping line says voluntary switch will cut sulphur dioxide emissions from ships at port by 87 percent.

Refiners sell 30,000-tonne cargoes
08 Oct 2010 09:51 GMT
South Korean refiners sell cargoes of high-sulphur fuel oil for October-November delivery.

Pertamina investigates bunker spill
07 Oct 2010 14:22 GMT
Oil spill is said to have taken place during a refuelling operation in Cilacap.

MPA invites nominations for maritime awards
05 Oct 2010 17:28 GMT
The 2011 edition of the Singapore International Maritime Awards is now open for nominations.

K Line installs control system to cut bunker costs
05 Oct 2010 09:14 GMT
Shipping line aims to increase fuel economy with the installation of a new heading control system.

Fujairah 380-cst average drops 2% in September
04 Oct 2010 11:22 GMT
$9 per tonne decrease in the average price of 380-centistoke in Fujairah.

SIBCON: Over 1,000 delegates confirmed
04 Oct 2010 07:02 GMT
MPA confirms the registration of over 1,000 delegates in the countdown to SIBCON 2010.

Singapore 380-cst average down $5 in September
04 Oct 2010 06:02 GMT
Average price of 380-centistoke falls by 1.1 percent at the world's leading bunker port.



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