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Home » News » Europe News - August 2016

Europe News - August 2016

Dan-Bunkering confirms management changes
30 Aug 2016 11:56 GMT
Nicolai Troen replaces Rune Andreasen as Sales Manager; Andreasen is named Group Offshore Manager.

Gasum and Wartsila in LNG collaboration
30 Aug 2016 08:41 GMT
Key project areas include gas as a marine fuel, LNG and liquefied biogas (LBG).

Odfjell achieves fuel savings of more than 20% in project with MAN
26 Aug 2016 15:14 GMT
Ship operator reduces fuel consumption with propulsion system upgrades.

Gazpromneft-Lubricants conducts spill exercises in St Petersburg and Murmansk
25 Aug 2016 10:43 GMT
Spill scenarios centred around the delivery of marine oils to merchant ships.

EUR 2.6m funding to develop world's largest rotor sail
25 Aug 2016 08:22 GMT
Larger Flettner rotor will equate to significant annual fuel savings, says developer.

Scrubber producer AEC Maritime teams up with Damen
24 Aug 2016 11:03 GMT
Sales agreement centres around 'one-stop-shop' retrofit concept.

Monjasa lands new $80 million credit facility
23 Aug 2016 12:32 GMT
New credit facility arranged with French international bank Societe Generale.

Aegean Marine Petroleum goes ex-dividend
23 Aug 2016 09:27 GMT
Dividend payments on Aegean shares traded on or after 22nd Aug will go to the seller.

SGX and Baltic Exchange agree proposed acquisition terms
23 Aug 2016 03:37 GMT
Completion of the proposed acquisition is expected to occur towards the end of November, subject to approval.

Vopak posts 7% rise in net profit in H1 2016
19 Aug 2016 08:35 GMT
EBIT and EBITDA increase by 3% during the first half of the year.

Corsican vessel operator saves fuel with electric propulsion
18 Aug 2016 09:05 GMT
Hybrid propulsion allows passengers to be ferried to the Scandola nature reserve in Corsica on batteries.

Aegean founder set to bank $99.6m from share sale
18 Aug 2016 09:02 GMT
Dimitris Melissanidis steps down as Head of Corporate Development and will act as consultant to the firm.

New stern trawler design saves fuel, says Wartsila
16 Aug 2016 13:37 GMT
Design incorporates hybrid battery technology and Wartsila's two-speed gearbox for reduced fuel consumption.

Bourbon Offshore blacklists Monjasa - source
15 Aug 2016 16:12 GMT
Decision is said to be related to a recent court conviction in Nigeria.

Maersk Line records 40% drop in bunker costs... but loss of $151 million
15 Aug 2016 09:24 GMT
Decline in revenue was attributed to a 24 percent decline in average freight rates.

Fuel-saving antifouling series to be showcased at SMM
12 Aug 2016 13:02 GMT
Japan's Choggoku Marine Paints says it will be promoting its Seaflo Neo Z series in Hamburg next month.

Aegean Marine Petroleum earnings call summary
12 Aug 2016 09:12 GMT
Management team discusses key issues, including price trends, bad debt, Algericas and the next-quarter sales forecast.

Aegean reduces costs to achieve profit rise despite lower revenue
11 Aug 2016 08:31 GMT
Supplier recorded a 36.9% increase in sales volume during the first half of 2016.

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker starts supplying fuel to STASCO in Black Sea
11 Aug 2016 00:05 GMT
Russian firm was recently given the go-ahead following a vetting inspection by Shell staff.

Keel-laying ceremony for second LNG-powered ferry
10 Aug 2016 12:02 GMT
Catamaran ferries are due to serve the West Frisian Islands in 2018.

H.P. Wegener reports fuel savings as scrubber milestone is reached
09 Aug 2016 14:44 GMT
After 1,000 days of continuous scrubber operation, German firm says 'our scrubber investment has basically paid for itself'.

Rotterdam supplies first seagoing vessel with LNG
09 Aug 2016 13:35 GMT
Landmark delivery was carried out by Shell LNG.

Saving fuel with energy storage solution
09 Aug 2016 12:18 GMT
ABB says it is 'at the forefront' of changes in the maritime industry with its energy storage solutions.

Startup develops sponge-forming solution that absorbs oil
08 Aug 2016 07:41 GMT
Liquid polyurethane solution is said to bind with oil, forming a 'sponge' that absorbs oil but not water.

'Up to 40%' fuel savings with Ecospeed coatings
05 Aug 2016 13:45 GMT
Coatings specialist says it has 'cracked a number of really important problems' with its Ecospeed range.

Arrival of LNG-fuelled tanker to be celebrated in Rotterdam
04 Aug 2016 14:02 GMT
Vessel is able to operate on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or marine gas oil (MGO).

Propeller nozzle cuts fuel costs, says developer
04 Aug 2016 10:20 GMT
The Damen Optima Nozzle is said to reduce fuel use and exhaust emissions.

ANL revises bunker adjustment factor
03 Aug 2016 11:21 GMT
BAF applies to freight from Australia and New Zealand to Europe, Scandinavia and the Mediterranean.

Rotterdam 380 cSt up for sixth straight month
03 Aug 2016 10:41 GMT
Europe's biggest bunker port records highest 380 cSt average since August 2015.

Fuel-saving HullWiper launched in Rotterdam
02 Aug 2016 10:47 GMT
Launch event of hull cleaning system at Europe's biggest port.

Bomin appoints head of global sales
01 Aug 2016 08:13 GMT
Henrik Robdrup has more than 25 years of experience in the shipping industry.

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