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Home » News » Europe News - November 2011

Europe News - November 2011

Agreement to design low-emission tug
28 Nov 2011 13:12 GMT
Vessel is expected to reduce emissions by 30 percent compared to conventional, similar-sized harbour tugs.

IMO elects new 40-member council
28 Nov 2011 11:02 GMT
Nigeria loses its re-election bid into Category C of the IMO's governing body.

Cruise line saves fuel with improved design
25 Nov 2011 16:12 GMT
Modifications to unit frame design result in a two percent improvement in fuel efficiency.

Agreement to install emissions monitoring system
23 Nov 2011 15:12 GMT
Laser-based technology to be installed in order to meet latest air permit requirements.

EU proposes GHG monitoring legislation
23 Nov 2011 14:41 GMT
New proposed legislation aims to enhance the monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions.

Product tanker LNG conversion completed
23 Nov 2011 11:53 GMT
Vessel is converted from heavy fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG) operation.

Baltic Oil buys terminal in Denmark
22 Nov 2011 12:49 GMT
UK firm says acquisition is a 'substantial step forward' in the fulfilment of its strategy.

Bunker course launches in Ireland
22 Nov 2011 10:04 GMT
Inaugural 'Complete Guide to Bunkering' course begins today.

UK firm offers bunker analysis service
21 Nov 2011 09:03 GMT
New service conforms to ISO8217 requirements and will be MARPOL Annex VI compliant, says company.

LNG-powered barge to launch in Rotterdam
18 Nov 2011 15:31 GMT

Rotterdam patrol boats to run on biofuels
18 Nov 2011 14:41 GMT
Port authority launches trial with patrol boats powered by hydrotreated vegetable oil.

OW Bunker appoints former Maersk Oil executive
17 Nov 2011 19:07 GMT
Former Maersk fuel trading head is named vice president of OW Bunker’s physical division.

Wärtsilä in advanced talks to acquire Hamworthy
17 Nov 2011 18:29 GMT
Finnish firm says takeover would enhance its position within the environmental solutions market.

SECA scrubber installation deal is signed
17 Nov 2011 16:02 GMT
Three-year cooperation agreement to install scrubbers on board SECA ships.

Energy Petrol ready to supply 3.5% fuel
16 Nov 2011 14:11 GMT
Bunker firm says it is able to supply fuel oil with a maximum sulphur content of 3.5% at Turkish ports.

Swedish suppliers sign up to clean fuel initiative
16 Nov 2011 09:04 GMT
Bunker companies to be compensated for running vessels on fuel containing a maximum of 0.1% sulphur.

ICS publishes CO2 briefing document
16 Nov 2011 07:07 GMT
Document produced in advance of the UN Climate Change Conference at the end of November.

Shippers' forum launches emissions briefing note
15 Nov 2011 13:13 GMT
Trade association aims to bring 'clarity and transparency' to the decarbonising maritime shipping debate.

Study: IMO measures will lead to 'significant' GHG reductions
14 Nov 2011 20:13 GMT
Report says mandatory efficiency measures will result in significantly lower emissions and fuel consumption.

CEPSA ready for 3.5% sulphur regulation
14 Nov 2011 13:29 GMT
CEPSA Marine Fuels says it is ready to begin offering 3.5% fuels at all the ports where it supplies.

Exhaust gas system offers 'full fuel flexibility'
11 Nov 2011 13:42 GMT
New system uses HFO, distillates and natural gas and meets Tier III NOx emission requirements.

Bunker price linked to containership size
11 Nov 2011 07:21 GMT
'Strong correlation' between the price of bunker fuel and the average size of containerships ordered, says broker.

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker trader
10 Nov 2011 08:01 GMT
New member of staff joins the company's sales team in Middelfart, Denmark.

Aegean Q3 net income up 15 percent
10 Nov 2011 07:18 GMT
Sales of marine petroleum products rise by 37 percent despite a decrease in volume sold.

Maersk posts 78% drop in Q3 profit
09 Nov 2011 13:12 GMT
Danish shipping and oil group says it has been 'negatively affected' by higher bunker costs.

Aegean CEO to present at New York event
09 Nov 2011 07:13 GMT
E. Nikolas Tavlarios is scheduled to present at investment conference next week.

Ust-Luga to load first Russian crude cargo
08 Nov 2011 10:02 GMT
State-owned oil firm offers 100,000-tonne parcel for loading at the end of November.

Hydrocarbons event to be held in November
08 Nov 2011 08:04 GMT
Forum to focus on the storage and distribution of hydrocarbons.

Emissions should be tackled on global scale, warns FTA
07 Nov 2011 17:33 GMT
UK association says emission reduction measures should be tackled through the IMO.

IBIA to engage in LNG issues
07 Nov 2011 11:22 GMT
Association says it is to 'become more closely engaged in LNG matters'.

IBIA Dinner tickets on sale
07 Nov 2011 10:11 GMT
Tickets for the 18th IBIA Annual Dinner are now available for purchase.

UK body stresses need for global solution
07 Nov 2011 06:31 GMT
Organization says regional measures to cut emissions would only serve to 'distort trade' and 'potentially damage shipping'.

Rotterdam 380-cst average dips $2 in October
01 Nov 2011 12:38 GMT
Average monthly 380-centistoke price declines slightly at Europe's leading bunker port in October.

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