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Europe News - October 2012

LNG bunker terminal planned for Hamburg
30 Oct 2012 15:11 GMT
Joint venture takes 'first step' with the planned construction of an LNG terminal for refuelling ships in Hamburg.

Feasibility study published on LNG bunkering in Belgium
29 Oct 2012 13:41 GMT
DNV, the Flemish government and the port authorities of Antwerp, Zeebrugge, Ghent and Fluxys publish LNG study.

Odfjell seeks permission to slash workforce
26 Oct 2012 16:57 GMT
Norwegian tank terminal operator aims to reduce staff numbers in order to avoid bankruptcy.

Vopak completes $1 billion notes programme
26 Oct 2012 13:38 GMT
Terminal operator says the proceeds will be used to repay outstanding debt and for other general corporate purposes.

Dan-Bunkering appoints bunker trader
24 Oct 2012 11:04 GMT
Gamal Saaid joins Dan-Bunkering's sales team in Copenhagen.

OW Bunker to acquire Bergen Bunkers
23 Oct 2012 17:05 GMT
Norwegian bunker firm will retain its brand name and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of OW Bunker.

Quadrise announces financial results
23 Oct 2012 15:43 GMT
Emulsion fuel oil firm announces its results for the year ended 30 June 2012.

Wärtsilä launches efficient tanker design
22 Oct 2012 18:27 GMT
Aframax tanker design includes Wärtsilä's fuel-saving X62 engine and an integrated exhaust gas scrubber.

Companies pledge commitment to green shipping
17 Oct 2012 07:57 GMT
Thirteen more organizations sign up to the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge.

KPI Bridge Oil appoints risk management director
16 Oct 2012 13:43 GMT
Christel McLoughlin will be based at KPI Bridge Oil’s headquarters in London.

Interferry welcomes EEDI decision
12 Oct 2012 15:17 GMT
Trade association welcomes MEPC decision to proceed with a sector-specific methodology for establishing energy efficiency requirements for ro-ro cargo and ro-pax vessels.

Omsk marine fuels output up almost 70%
12 Oct 2012 08:04 GMT
Gazprom Neft has seen significant growth in its output of marine fuels at the Omsk Refinery in 2012.

Ships fitted with consumption measurement technology
10 Oct 2012 16:46 GMT
DFDS vessels are equipped with fuel consumption measuring systems from Austrian manufacturer.

SEEMP Manual published
10 Oct 2012 14:43 GMT
BIMCO launches Step-by-Step SEEMP Manual in association with Fathom Shipping.

Rotterdam and Gothenburg form LNG alliance
09 Oct 2012 15:41 GMT
Both ports aim to have an LNG bunkering infrastructure in place for 2015.

LNG bunkering study released
09 Oct 2012 09:38 GMT
Study uses three price scenarios to examine ports, deep-sea trading patterns and newbuilding prospects.

Star Bulk receives carbon emissions management certificate
08 Oct 2012 15:34 GMT
Shipping firm is awarded the first Certificate of Measurement from the Carbon Positive Programme for Ships.

Tender awarded to build Yamal oil terminal
08 Oct 2012 13:43 GMT

Trim optimization tool yields fuel savings
08 Oct 2012 12:46 GMT
Software product is said to achieve bunker savings of 2-3 percent for a medium-sized container ship.

Vopak launches Eemshaven terminal
05 Oct 2012 10:02 GMT
New terminal has a storage capacity of 660,000 cubic metres.

Manufacturer welcomes EU move to monitor emissions
05 Oct 2012 09:13 GMT
Manufacturer of emissions monitoring technology says decision will ensure a 'step-change' in the maritime sector.

'Disappointment' at IMO fuel study vote
04 Oct 2012 09:43 GMT
Concern voiced over decision to reject a call to accelerate a study into the global availability of low sulphur fuel.

NGOs call for GHG-reducing measures
03 Oct 2012 16:33 GMT
Green groups call for an early decision on EU market-based measures and a solution to ensure that ships do not increase speed.

IBIA appoints new chief executive
03 Oct 2012 11:01 GMT
Captain Cliff Brand to run the organization from its Southampton headquarters.

IMO urged to develop standard methodology
03 Oct 2012 06:44 GMT
Organizations call on the MEPC to develop a standard methodology to determine the fuel-saving impact of clean technologies.

GB Oils supplies MoD vessels
02 Oct 2012 17:33 GMT
UK company forms partnership with Scandinavian Bunkering to supply MoD vessels.

Bominflot appoints Adam Toale
02 Oct 2012 16:44 GMT
Toale joins Bominflot London as Development Analyst Trader.

Topoil appoints bunker trader
02 Oct 2012 13:21 GMT
Trader Hanna Andersson begins her new role within the company.

MEPC to discuss deferring 0.5% rule to 2025
01 Oct 2012 10:17 GMT
IMO committee meets to consider deferring the requirement for all ships to use fuel oil with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5% to 2025.



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