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Home » News » Europe News - November 2009

Europe News - November 2009

Global Vision announces UK appointment
26 Nov 2009 11:56 GMT
Ex-Bominflot Director is appointed UK Business Development Manager.

Ops Manager leaves TOTAL Belgium
26 Nov 2009 07:35 GMT
Marine Fuels Operations Manager will be vacating his post at the end of this week.

European indices plummet over $13/mt
25 Nov 2009 18:22 GMT
Average price levels in North West Europe and the Mediterranean fall by 14.41 and 13.49/mt respectively.

Mitropoulos 'confident' shipping can improve fuel efficiency
25 Nov 2009 08:37 GMT
IMO Secretary-General says shipping can reduce its carbon footprint with 'carefully crafted measures'.

New Managing Director for Bominflot Kiel
24 Nov 2009 13:46 GMT
Jens Weselmann replaces Rainer Kirschen as Managing Director of Bominflot's Kiel business.

Petroplus announces management change
24 Nov 2009 07:38 GMT
Commercial and refining operations to be combined into a single unit in an effort to improve margins.

Bominflot acquires control of SBI -source
24 Nov 2009 02:31 GMT
German bunker supplier is reported to have acquired rival firm SBI Holding BV.

MARPOL Annex VI: IAPP Certificate update
23 Nov 2009 14:07 GMT
Latest update on the issuance of the new International Air Pollution Prevention (IAPP) Certificate.

Acquisition bid for French supplier CDH
23 Nov 2009 12:11 GMT
New ownership on the cards as Reliance Industries offers to acquire LyondellBasell.

Aegean awarded oil spill recovery contract
20 Nov 2009 13:40 GMT
Aegean vessel to serve on standby in the English Channel and its Atlantic approaches.

GL issues fuel switch engine failure warning
20 Nov 2009 13:22 GMT
Classification society publishes guide on maintaining engine and boiler safety when using LSDO.

IMO to examine GHG regulation next week
20 Nov 2009 12:23 GMT
IMO Assembly to meet in London next week to review work carried out between 2008 and 2009.

Bulb design change saves 15,000 tonnes of fuel
20 Nov 2009 07:18 GMT
Maersk Line increases fuel efficiency by implementing an alternate bulb design.

Tsakos Energy Navigation joins SEAaT
19 Nov 2009 13:12 GMT
Shipping firm becomes official member of association dedicated to emissions abatement and trading,

First sea trial of 'fuel-saving' device completed
19 Nov 2009 07:22 GMT
New product is said to cut bunker costs by improving the water inflow towards the propeller.

Global Risk introduces "optional ports" hedging strategy
18 Nov 2009 11:48 GMT
Physical hedging strategy is said to offer built-in flexibility with the option to change port.

Vopak sells storage terminal
18 Nov 2009 09:56 GMT
Terminal operator says facility has a limited 'strategic fit' with its global network strategy.

Med: Average bunker price jumps over $18/mt
17 Nov 2009 13:57 GMT
BIX MED rises over 3.4 percent as prices surge as a consequence of crude price gain.

Bunker vessel delivered to Haugland Tankers
17 Nov 2009 11:49 GMT
New bunker tanker to be used for the transportation of clean and dirty oil products.

Multigas carrier to supply LNG to bunker market
17 Nov 2009 07:42 GMT
Specialized gas carrier will be used to distribute LNG to end users in the marine fuel market.

CEPSA reinforces its presence in Huelva
16 Nov 2009 14:57 GMT
Supplier says it is now able to offer an improved service with more flexibility and time-saving.

OW: 'Physical hedging is key to managing risk'
13 Nov 2009 12:21 GMT
General Manager says hedging will play a key part of risk management strategies in 2010 and beyond.

Praxis joins the BunkerBlog (FREE)
12 Nov 2009 13:07 GMT
Worldwide broking and trading house begins posting its market updates on the BunkerBlog.

Maersk: Average bunker price falls 43%
12 Nov 2009 11:18 GMT
Average fuel price decreases by $232 per tonne during the first nine months of 2009.

Vopak posts 27% rise in operating profit
12 Nov 2009 10:08 GMT
Improved results said to be due to storage capacity expansions and efficiency improvement programs.

New bunker trader at Dan-Bunkering
12 Nov 2009 08:03 GMT
Mark Hjort joins Danish firm's sales team in Middelfart.

Aegean posts $4.6 million rise in net income
12 Nov 2009 06:55 GMT
Third quarter results are driven by 22.1 percent increase in sales volumes.

IBIA issues sulphur content warning
11 Nov 2009 09:48 GMT
Association warns that ships could be subject to different sulphur limits from July 2010.

Chemoil expands Greek sales team
10 Nov 2009 17:12 GMT
Ex-Bominflot Hellas employee Liana Pietsch joins Chemoil's sales and marketing team in Athens.

Med average jumps $15.12 per tonne
10 Nov 2009 13:57 GMT
BIX MED surges as average MGO price rises by over $24 per tonne.

Throughput rise at Petersburg Oil Terminal
10 Nov 2009 11:34 GMT
Year-on-year throughput of oil products increases in October 2009.

Cold ironing partnership announced
10 Nov 2009 09:14 GMT
Agreement to collaborate on the construction, marketing and supply of high-voltage shore connection.

OW Bunker Belgium: MD resigns
10 Nov 2009 07:22 GMT
Rudi Beyens resigns from his position of Managing Director.

Gap narrows: Rotterdam Vs global 380-cst average
09 Nov 2009 13:36 GMT
Small gap in price between the world's leading ports has also led to a lower price differential between Rotterdam and BIX 380 CST.

Associations back IMO on GHG issue
05 Nov 2009 15:22 GMT
Associations say emission reduction measures should only be implemented through the IMO.

Vopak to issue US$680m Notes Program
04 Nov 2009 09:11 GMT
Terminal operator says it will issue a senior unsecured Notes Program in the US Private Placement market.

Lukoil launches Kaliningrad barge
02 Nov 2009 13:11 GMT
New barge will be used to carry out deliveries of 380-cst in Kaliningrad.

Fuel cells 'closer' to commercialization
02 Nov 2009 07:44 GMT
Joint Industry Project moves into its final phase following 'successful' installation on merchant ship.

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