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Home » News » Europe News - December 2014


Europe News - December 2014

New fuel changeover calculator launched
30 Dec 2014 22:33 GMT
Lloyd's Register's new calculator has been designed to cater for the new 0.1% sulphur requirement in Emission Control Areas.

Eco-ships and bunker prices analysed in report
30 Dec 2014 08:35 GMT
Intermodal Shipbrokers takes a look at the eco-vessel market and bunker price trends.

Sulphur content detector installed in Gothenburg
29 Dec 2014 15:18 GMT
'Sniffer' technology is said to be able to detect ships burning fuel with a sulphur content exceeding 0.1 percent.

New standard bunker contract released
29 Dec 2014 13:31 GMT
Boilerplate contract is designed to provide a 'solid contractual platform' for bunker deals.

Aegean's Melissanidis named amongst shipping's most influential people
29 Dec 2014 11:32 GMT
Dimitris Melissanidis, founder of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc., is ranked 97th in a list of the 100 most influential people in shipping.

IMO issues ECA 0.1% sulphur reminder
24 Dec 2014 13:31 GMT
International Maritime Organization (IMO) reminds the shipping community about the upcoming Emission Control Area (ECA) regulation changes on January 1.

New LNG marine fuel report released
24 Dec 2014 12:41 GMT
DNV GL has published a new 56-page report entitled 'LNG as ship fuel: The Future - Today'.

LNG bunkering begins at Moerdijk
23 Dec 2014 17:13 GMT
Danser Group's barge Eiger-Nordwand is said to be the first vessel to bunker LNG at the Dutch port.

Skuld issues ultra low sulphur fuel advisory
22 Dec 2014 13:31 GMT
Advisory issued to members on legal issues relating to new ultra low sulphur fuel regulations.

Integrated solution for world's first LNG-fuelled high-speed ro-pax ferry
22 Dec 2014 12:38 GMT
First Swedish-flagged LNG-powered passenger vessel is expected to be in operation in 2017.

First sub-$300 380 cSt quotes in Rotterdam since May 2009
19 Dec 2014 15:10 GMT
Suppliers quote 380 centistoke (cSt) product at below $300 per tonne for the first time in 67 months.

Marine fuel and MARPOL Annex VI programmes launched
19 Dec 2014 14:40 GMT
Programmes are designed to help ship owners meet tighter fuel and emission controls.

Tornio terminal with LNG bunkering gets go-ahead
19 Dec 2014 10:12 GMT
Construction phase is scheduled to begin in January 2015.

Vopak passes resolution to appoint board member
18 Dec 2014 22:16 GMT
HAL Holding chairman Melchert Frans Groot replaces Martijn van der Vorm.

Fuel savings convince K Line to expand use of ClassNK-NAPA GREEN
18 Dec 2014 15:12 GMT
Three additional vessels to be fitted with the software in June 2015.

Shell agrees to sell downstream assets in Norway
18 Dec 2014 10:19 GMT
St1 Oy to buy Shell's retail, commercial fuels and supply and distribution logistics businesses in Norway. Aviation joint venture also agreed.

Neste Oil starts selling 0.1% DMB MDO
16 Dec 2014 12:52 GMT
Finnish firm introduces new MDO product ahead of new Emission Control Area (ECA) regulations in January.

Letter of intent to build LNG-powered ferry
15 Dec 2014 11:55 GMT
New vessel is to be built in Finland and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

LNG bunkering guidelines discussed at IACS meeting
12 Dec 2014 16:05 GMT
December council meeting was held in London on December 11.

Shipping confidence at two-year low as concern mounts over regulation costs
12 Dec 2014 13:05 GMT
Survey reveals increasing concern about the high cost of achieving compliance with new regulations.

Certas Energy hires OW Bunker's last appointment
11 Dec 2014 13:15 GMT
Varun Chhabria returns to Wales following his spell at Windsor-based O.W. Bunkers (UK) Ltd.

Shell's technical service team for lubricants customers
11 Dec 2014 11:56 GMT
Oil major says the importance of technical service is 'increasingly crucial' with slow steaming, new environmental regulations and the upcoming change in fuel sulphur limits.

Glander International Bunkering acquires Valhalla Marine
10 Dec 2014 10:02 GMT
New operation is the company's first in Europe.

Dan-Bunkering hires former OW Bunker credit analyst
10 Dec 2014 00:46 GMT
Morten Rosenberg Nielsen is named Group Credit Analyst.

Integr8 Fuels opens office in Hamburg
09 Dec 2014 13:48 GMT
Bunker firm launches operation in Germany with former OW Bunker traders.

Eco Marine Power signs agreement with Triad
09 Dec 2014 12:55 GMT
Range of services to be offered to shipping firms looking to include renewable energy solutions as part of their strategy to cut fuel costs and emissions.

Skangass seals its first ship-to-ship LNG supply contract
08 Dec 2014 14:03 GMT
Vessels are due to enter into operation in 2016.

P&I club advises members on how to detect 'capuccino bunkers'
05 Dec 2014 10:55 GMT
Association outlines precautions to adopt to counter the 'cappuccino effect' in bunker fuel.

New role for Murray Bishop as GAC's go-to man for superyacht services
04 Dec 2014 13:51 GMT
Superyacht Services Manager is to serve as a single point of contact for GAC's superyacht clients.

Nordic Marine Oil hires former OW Bunker trader
04 Dec 2014 10:58 GMT
Per Rathje was also a former employee of Malik Supply A/S - the parent company of Nordic Marine Oil A/S.

Lowest Rotterdam 380 cSt monthly average since July 2010
03 Dec 2014 11:51 GMT
The 380 cSt average at Europe's biggest bunker port has plummeted 22.2 percent in just two months.

Trader leaves Dan-Bunkering
02 Dec 2014 06:23 GMT
Maria Blicher had been employed at the company for three years.

Italian trader rejoins Maxcom
02 Dec 2014 07:31 GMT
Tommaso Panzeri previously worked for Maxcom (UK) Ltd - a subsidiary of Maxcom Petroli.

Cockett opens office in Istanbul
01 Dec 2014 00:45 GMT
Second office launched in South Europe in less than five months.



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