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Home » News » Europe News - June 2016


Europe News - June 2016

Discussions in progress on how to enforce legal framework on Russian bunkering
29 Jun 2016 11:36 GMT
Vessels are said to be declaring cargo operations involving a small number of goods in order to avoid paying customs' dues on bunkering.

Shell says it will continue to work with UK government
29 Jun 2016 09:12 GMT
Supplier says it intends to cooperate fully with the British government and European institutions on any implications for its business.

Eight dual-fuel ships ordered
28 Jun 2016 10:21 GMT
Vessels to run on LNG, but will also be able to burn distillates and intermediate fuel oil (IFO).

New physical supplier in Black Sea
28 Jun 2016 08:43 GMT
Bunker firm begins carrying out deliveries of marine gas oil (MGO) by truck.

The oil market's reaction to the UK referendum
27 Jun 2016 00:09 GMT
Slightly weaker demand due to currency effects not considered to be a key fundamental.

Could Gibraltar's bunkering business suffer from Brexit result?
27 Jun 2016 00:03 GMT
Shipping companies may have to pay higher fees as a result of the UK's EU exit vote.

St. Petersburg plans to join EU sulphur verification platform
24 Jun 2016 16:58 GMT
THESIS-S records and exchanges information on the results of individual compliance verifications under Directive 1999/32/EC.

ECSA calls for global agreement on emissions reduction
24 Jun 2016 09:45 GMT
'EU only' rules could hurt Europe's short sea shipping sector and also deter international traffic from using European ports, says ECSA president.

Will Maersk be broken up?
24 Jun 2016 09:08 GMT
Investors bet on break-up as appointment of Soren Skou is seen as a sign of a more profound restructuring.

ABB to power world's largest electric ferries and first automated shore-side charging station
23 Jun 2016 16:48 GMT
Two ferries to operate completely on battery power whilst operating between Sweden and Denmark.

Spanish fishing fleet eyed as market for marine LNG
23 Jun 2016 14:07 GMT
Reganosa plans LNG bunkering ship for ship-to-ship refuelling and smaller jetty for LNG refuelling.

French Med port protests have halted
23 Jun 2016 13:08 GMT
Port employees at the Marseille resumed normal work earlier this week.

IBIA surveys members on global sulphur cap
23 Jun 2016 10:13 GMT
Association asks members if issues associated with the transition to a global sulphur limit should be brought to the attention of the MEPC.

Website launched for IBIA Convention
22 Jun 2016 14:58 GMT
Event is due to be held in Gibraltar in November.

Experiment finds fuel additive helps reduce emissions
22 Jun 2016 14:42 GMT
Results revealed emissions reduction, decreased carbon deposit and and a lower amount of sludge in the fuel tanks.

Small rise in shipping confidence, says report
22 Jun 2016 13:12 GMT
Respondents express concern about economic and geopolitical uncertainty.

FGE: Brexit no threat to oil markets
22 Jun 2016 08:41 GMT
Energy consultancy chairman says the UK leaving the EU would not affect prices in the long term.

EIB to invest EUR 1.1bn into reducing shipping emissions
21 Jun 2016 18:08 GMT
Funds to be used to create greener ships, fit existing ships with eco-friendly fuel systems and invest in green technology.

Denmark to investigate five shipping firms over fuel sulphur violations
21 Jun 2016 15:08 GMT
Vessels were said to be burning fuel with a sulphur content as much as nine times above the currently allowed limit.

First U.S. warship to receive biofuels from partner nation
21 Jun 2016 09:16 GMT
Italian Navy supplied the USS Mason with biofuels in Naples on 16th June.

'Hummel' LNG barge project highlights need for clearer regulations
21 Jun 2016 08:25 GMT
Shipowners' association director calls for clarity as project is plagued by issues related to regulations and restrictions.

Gazprom Neft and Sovcomflot sign marine lube supply agreement
20 Jun 2016 07:36 GMT
Energy giant to supply 19 of Sovcomflot's vessels with marine lubricants within the next two years.

Baltic Sea NECA application submitted to IMO
20 Jun 2016 07:25 GMT
Aim is to make the Baltic Sea a NOx Emission Control Area (NECA), which could potentially reduce annual nitrogen input by about 7 kilotons.

Report: one year on from SECA directive's entry into force
20 Jun 2016 06:53 GMT
Study examines the impact SECA regulations have had on the shipping sector in the Baltic region.

Franman launches bunker brokering service
20 Jun 2016 00:17 GMT
Greek firm says move is in line with its commitment to expand its range of services.

KPI Bridge Oil London seeks trainee bunker traders
20 Jun 2016 00:15 GMT
Company looking to recruit two trainess with 1-2 years of sales experience, preferably within the maritime industry.

Dan-Bunkering employs trader in Denmark
20 Jun 2016 00:10 GMT
Simon Glarding joins the company's trading team at its new office in Hellerup.

Gazprom strengthens its position in the LNG sector
20 Jun 2016 00:08 GMT
Chairman Alexey Miller met with Fluxys and Gasunie last week to discuss bunker-related projects.

Study suggests levy could cut NOx emissions by 70%
17 Jun 2016 16:50 GMT
Transport & Environment (T&E) study is described as 'a solution for all EU seas'.

Bankruptcy petition against Viking Supply Ships withdrawn
17 Jun 2016 15:16 GMT
The petition for bankruptcy was made for an unpaid amount of around $2.5 million.

Construction starts on ExxonMobil hydrocracker
17 Jun 2016 10:28 GMT
Hydrocracker unit in Rotterdam to upgrade heavier by-products into cleaner, higher-value finished products.

Dual-fuel engine orders announced
16 Jun 2016 11:56 GMT
ME-GI engine to be installed on Maran vessels scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's largest liquid terminal sold
16 Jun 2016 09:53 GMT
Facility, which also stores bunker fuel, has been acquired by Yilport Holdings.

Battery-powered ferries to begin operating in 2018
16 Jun 2016 07:40 GMT
Full electric operation of two ferries are planned for Norway's west coast in 18 months' time.

The impact of French strikes on fuel resources
15 Jun 2016 15:43 GMT
How frequent protests hit the essential resources needed to keep France running.

Cavotec wins order for combined mooring and electric charging system
15 Jun 2016 15:04 GMT
System to be used to charge a hybrid passenger vessel operated by FinFerries.

Stena expects the future to be a 'fuel mosaic'
15 Jun 2016 10:37 GMT
Group's fleet is likely to be mainly powered by HFO cleaned by scrubbers, but with other fuels playing a growing role, says technical director.

New Financial Manager at Global Risk Management
15 Jun 2016 07:37 GMT
Pia Graekjaer joins the company's head office in Middelfart, Denmark.

Engine manufacturers stress need to provide value
15 Jun 2016 06:38 GMT
CIMAC participants discuss system integration and big data to provide efficiency. Fuel flexibility and low bunker prices are also examined.

Neste 'higher viscosity' 0.1% fuel set to be launched in 2017
14 Jun 2016 12:13 GMT
Finnish supplier says its 'RMG-type product' will have a higher viscosity than products currently available.

HFO will still be the most sold fuel in 2030, says LR
14 Jun 2016 10:13 GMT
LNG is predicted to account for up to 11 percent of deep sea shipping fuel.

Concept design for LNG bunkering vessel released
13 Jun 2016 17:36 GMT
Vessel is designed to operate in sheltered waters, alongside in port or as a feeder between larger LNG terminals and smaller satellite storage facilities.

Cockett to suspend UK supply operation
13 Jun 2016 15:55 GMT
Company says its UK physical supply activities will be suspended on June 30.

CTVs include quad drives 'proven to cut fuel costs'
10 Jun 2016 18:37 GMT
Two Njord Offshore vessels are fitted with Volvo Penta's IPS900 Quad drives.

Jotun refines fuel-saving antifouling solution guarantee
09 Jun 2016 09:31 GMT
Move comes as ISO 19030 is nearing publication, which Jotun says could save the industry as much as $30 billion in annual fuel costs.

Study examines methanol and ethanol as alternative bunker fuels
08 Jun 2016 08:51 GMT
183-page report evaluates the potential of both fuels for the shipping industry.

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker performs first quayside delivery at Bronka
08 Jun 2016 07:08 GMT
The passenger ferry Finnstar was the first to be refuelled at quayside by the Russian supplier.

ABB presents new turbocharger at CIMAC Congress
07 Jun 2016 09:32 GMT
New MXP product is the company's first dedicated turbocharger for marine auxiliary engine applications.

'Most eco-friendly' LNG-powered icebreaker presented at CIMAC Congress
06 Jun 2016 12:14 GMT
Vessel is said to be the most environmentally friendly diesel-electric icebreaker ever built.

HullWiper set to launch in Europe's biggest port
06 Jun 2016 08:22 GMT
Launch event of hull cleaning system in Rotterdam to also include demonstration of fuel savings calculator.

Monjasa net profit and sales volume up, revenue down in 2015
03 Jun 2016 09:46 GMT
Net profit and sales volume grew by 9.1% and 6.8% respectively; revenue declined by 27.3%.

Wartsila dual-fuel engine efficiency monitoring now available
03 Jun 2016 08:18 GMT
Service is designed to help clients optimise their fuel consumption by adjusting their operations according to real-time data.

Bulk carrier installs SOx scrubber monitor
03 Jun 2016 07:31 GMT
System monitors both the sensor inlet and outlet of wet exhaust gas scrubber systems.

Dan-Bunkering trader returns to Denmark
01 Jun 2016 08:31 GMT
Kasper Baekkegaard Christiansen rejoins the company's trading department at its head office in Middelfart, Denmark.



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