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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - February 2015


Asia & Oceania News - February 2015

ReCAAP: No successful fuel siphoning incidents between November and January
27 Feb 2015 14:04 GMT
Timely reporting, vigilance, enhanced enforcement and speedy responses are said to be the key reasons why no successful fuel siphonings were reported.

Bunker boost for Busan: port on course to break throughput record, cruise ship calls up
26 Feb 2015 13:32 GMT
2015 bodes well for bunker volumes in Busan as port is on track to achieve annual throughput record and cruise ship calls are rising.

KPI Bridge Oil names sales manager in Singapore
25 Feb 2015 18:05 GMT
Jesper Sorensen is described as being a 'strong contributor' to the company's growth during his 10 years at KPI Bridge Oil.

MPA circular on revised standards in Singapore
25 Feb 2015 14:41 GMT
Revised standards are designed to improve consistency in the delivery of bunkers at the port of Singapore.

System reliquifies 100% of boil-off gas for use as marine fuel
25 Feb 2015 10:38 GMT
Developer claims LNG carriers could save up to 50% in fuel costs.

Amarcon to supply fuel monitoring systems to 12 Pioneer Marine vessels
23 Feb 2015 18:31 GMT
Newbuild vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 2015 and 2016.

Gulf Petrochem commissions first phase of Pipavav terminal project
23 Feb 2015 11:28 GMT
Second phase is to be commissioned by mid-March, says company.

Singapore bunker sales reach 9-month high
20 Feb 2015 15:38 GMT
Sales volumes rose by 2.9 percent in January to their second-highest level since December 2013.

KOWEPO buys 90,000 tonnes of fuel oil
19 Feb 2015 11:23 GMT
Two 45,000-tonne cargoes are scheduled for delivery between March 20 and April 3.

Ex-OW manager named team leader at Glander International Bunkering Mumbai
19 Feb 2015 10:34 GMT
Sumit Dhawan was previously employed as branch manager at OW Bunker's Mumbai office.

Gulf Petrochem buys Essar Oil's Kenyan operations
18 Feb 2015 16:08 GMT
UAE firm has acquired Essar Oil's marketing licence and retail outlets in Kenya, according to reports.

Glander International Bunkering hires experienced trader
18 Feb 2015 10:11 GMT
Shahid Malik has previously worked for OW Bunker, Steadfast Bunkering Services and Faisal Marine Oil Services.

ClassNK and MPA sign sustainability and safety MoU
17 Feb 2015 13:14 GMT
Joint R&D projects are to focus on enhancing ship safety and environmental sustainability.

KPI Bridge Oil announces staff promotion
16 Feb 2015 18:22 GMT
Thomas Lee is promoted to the role of team leader in Singapore.

Tender to buy 830,000 tonnes of fuel oil
13 Feb 2015 11:08 GMT
HSFO and LSFO cargoes are required for delivery by May.

GAC Bunker Fuels expands Singapore team
12 Feb 2015 12:21 GMT
The appointment of Rafe Liam brings the GAC Bunker Fuels global team to 34 in total.

Tankoil and Hong Fatt Oil Trading have bunker licences cancelled
12 Feb 2015 11:55 GMT
MPA says investigations revealed 'discrepancies and wrongful declarations' in the records kept on board their vessels.

Glander International Bunkering hires Vietnamese trader
12 Feb 2015 11:17 GMT
Jacky Nguyen was previously a bunker trader at OW Bunker in Singapore.

Order for 30 dual-fuel engines
11 Feb 2015 11:25 GMT
Engines are to primarily utilize LNG as fuel, but are also capable of running on conventional marine diesel fuels.

OW Bunker Far East strikes recovery deal
10 Feb 2015 16:02 GMT
KPMG and PWC are to work with OW Bunker Far East to recover outstanding debts of $330 million.

Glander International Bunkering hires Dubai-based trader
10 Feb 2015 15:25 GMT
Carina Baekkegaard previously worked in Dubai for Royalty Petroleum Trading FZE.

COSCO ships to be powered by engines with 2-700 cSt viscosity range
10 Feb 2015 10:53 GMT
Engine is designed to operate on fuels with a viscosity ranging from 2.0 cSt to 700 cSt at 50 degrees centigrade.

Opet intends to close Singapore fuel oil operation
09 Feb 2015 11:20 GMT
Trading counterparties are reported to have been contacted by Opet to close their trading accounts.

Aegean launches new marketing and trading division
09 Feb 2015 09:32 GMT
Experienced team of traders based in Greece, Germany, Russia and Singapore.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
06 Feb 2015 11:18 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Dual-fuel engine for world's first CNG carrier
05 Feb 2015 12:31 GMT
The main engine of Indonesia's first dual-fuel-powered vessel is to operate primarily on gas.

Glander International Bunkering hires experienced trader
05 Feb 2015 11:05 GMT
Victoria Nektheden Johansen has worked for a number of bunker trading companies in Dubai and London.

Singapore ex-wharf 500 cSt discounts rise
04 Feb 2015 18:40 GMT
February contracts for ex-wharf 500 cSt were at $5-7 per tonne below benchmark values, according to market sources.

Experienced trader joins Glander International Bunkering
04 Feb 2015 09:29 GMT
Former OW Bunker trader Kristian Korsgaard Pedersen has over 16 years' experience in the marine fuels industry.

Dan-Bunkering appoints general manager in Beijing
03 Feb 2015 16:16 GMT
Zhang Chao was previously employed as manager of OW Bunker's Beijing operation.

Glander International Bunkering appoints trader
03 Feb 2015 11:45 GMT
Latest appointment joins the company's trading team in Dubai.

Dual-fuel engine granted type approval
02 Feb 2015 10:27 GMT
Engine operating on diesel fuel and LNG was granted type approval in just a couple of months.



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