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Home » News » Europe News - May 2011


Europe News - May 2011

Eco-ship concept wins award
30 May 2011 08:17 GMT
Ship design includes integrated rudder and propeller system to reduce fuel consumption.

Greek operator reviews fuel efficiency plan
27 May 2011 12:53 GMT
Tanker operator aims to improve the energy efficiency of its seaborne operations.

Investigation into fuel consumption values
26 May 2011 15:53 GMT
MAN Diesel investigates possible irregularities during the handover of 4-stroke marine diesel engines.

Shoreside power installation update
26 May 2011 09:31 GMT
Update on prototype project to power RoPax ferry at the port of Oslo.

DC system cuts fuel consumption by 20%
26 May 2011 07:14 GMT
Onboard DC electrical system is said to improve the energy efficiency of ships compared to traditional AC-powered systems.

Project to develop LNG bunkering in North Europe
25 May 2011 13:51 GMT
Initiative aims to pave the way for ships in the Baltic Sea, North Sea and English Channel to be powered by LNG.

DNVPS launches data analytics tool
25 May 2011 13:08 GMT
Tool provides information on bunker deliveries as an aid for effective procurement and benchmarking.

Contract awarded for 'fuel-efficient' PSV
25 May 2011 06:54 GMT
New vessel is said to be one of the most fuel-efficient supply vessels ever to be launched.

Book launch: Commercial Practice in Bunkering
24 May 2011 06:57 GMT
Nigel Draffin releases guidance on the process and methods of buying and selling bunker fuels.

European biofuel contract announced
23 May 2011 08:41 GMT
Contract to supply engines for first European shipping operation to be permanently powered by liquid biofuel.

NedStore begins terminal development
20 May 2011 08:02 GMT
Dutch storage firm begins the first phase of its liquid bulk construction project.

North Sea Group and Argos Oil in merger talks
20 May 2011 07:08 GMT
Energy tie-up set to include the bunkering activities of both firms.

Greece braced for disruption to fuel supplies
19 May 2011 11:38 GMT
Local strike is expected to lead to supply issues in the Greek bunker market.

New engines designed to lower fuel consumption
19 May 2011 09:27 GMT
Low-speed Wärtsilä engines are due to be launched in 2013-14.

Odfjell in terminal ownership deal
18 May 2011 18:53 GMT
Equity firm to acquire stake in Rotterdam and Houston storage terminals.

Piraeus MGO below $900, first time since Feb
18 May 2011 13:53 GMT
MGO price in Piraeus falls below the $900 per tonne mark for the first time in almost three months.

Former Vopak CEO dies aged 47
17 May 2011 13:34 GMT
John Paul Broeders passed away this week after suffering from cancer.

Cockett oil spill response accredited
16 May 2011 10:02 GMT
Bunker supplier is granted high level safety accreditation by the UK Spill Association.

Pollution risk seminar to be held next week
13 May 2011 08:21 GMT
Event to examine whether existing response capacities in the Baltic are enough to tackle major pollution incidents.

Trader leaves Aegean Marine Petroleum
12 May 2011 12:50 GMT
Bunker trader leaves Aegean's head office in Piraeus.

Aegean posts 72% drop in net income
12 May 2011 06:52 GMT
Net income falls despite 58.5 percent rise in sales volumes during the first quarter.

Maersk: 'Negative effect' of bunker prices in 2011
11 May 2011 16:23 GMT
World's largest container line expects high fuel prices to continue to have a negative effect on margins this year.

Crude oil discharged from Gothenburg
11 May 2011 14:18 GMT
Crude oil stored in underground cavern to be exported abroad for the first time.

LNG-powered inland ships to operate in autumn
10 May 2011 14:22 GMT
Inland ships powered by liquefied natural gas will begin operating later this year.

High bunker prices 'putting pressure' on profits
10 May 2011 08:35 GMT
Braemar Shipping chairman says rise in bunker prices is putting pressure on owners to consider their strategy.

Europoort terminal fully booked for 2011
09 May 2011 07:34 GMT
Terminal capacity at oil storage facility is 100 percent let until the end of the year.

Petroplus posts $15 million Q1 loss
06 May 2011 16:37 GMT

Outsourcing fuel procurement - a 'natural evolution'
05 May 2011 15:20 GMT
Outsourced relationships with ship owners can drive further efficiencies within operations, says OW Bunker.

Wärtsilä wins order for LNG-powered vessel
05 May 2011 11:01 GMT
New platform supply vessel to use LNG as the main fuel and marine diesel oil if required.

Rotterdam 380-cst average up 50% since September
05 May 2011 07:18 GMT
Average monthly 380-centistoke price rises by $43 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in April.

OW Bunker strengthens Russian trading team
03 May 2011 18:36 GMT
New appointment to head up a dedicated team serving customers in the Russian market.

Island Oil, Gulf Fuel in regional tie-up
03 May 2011 12:31 GMT

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker trader
03 May 2011 08:24 GMT
Trader joins Dan-Bunkering's sales team in Copenhagen.



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