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Home » News » Port News - Q3 2008

Port News - Q3 2008

Chemoil and Adani form JV
29 Sep 2008 17:25 GMT
Newly-formed joint venture company will begin supplying in western India.

Bunker fuel cargo arrives in Colombo
29 Sep 2008 13:29 GMT
Oil Bank facility receives its first fuel oil parcel for storage.

EPA vessel leaks marine diesel
23 Sep 2008 08:03 GMT
Environmental agency vessel discharges 1400 gallons into the Elizabeth River.

Bunker savings at Sohar
22 Sep 2008 10:05 GMT
Transshipment operations increase partly due to savings in bunker costs.

Shipping firms urged to prepare for Bunker Convention
22 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
MPA encourages shipping community to get ready for oil pollution convention.

Hambantota project to proceed as planned
19 Sep 2008 11:16 GMT
Ports Development Authority denies project suspension claims.

Singapore bunker sales hit 2008 peak
18 Sep 2008 11:34 GMT
380-cst August sales are 313,000 tonnes higher than last year.

Indian refiner offers new cargoes
18 Sep 2008 08:03 GMT
MRPL issues tenders for 380-cst and gas oil parcels for lifting in Oct-Nov.

Petrobras 'no longer evaluating' Aruba refinery
16 Sep 2008 09:29 GMT
Brazilian firm says it is no longer in talks to purchase the bunker-producing facility.

'Limited' damage to Gulf Coast facilities
15 Sep 2008 09:15 GMT
Refineries and terminals prepare to restart oprations after Hurricane Ike.

Indian firm sells 380-cst cargo
12 Sep 2008 17:26 GMT
Fuel oil parcel scheduled for loading in October. Two more lots offered also.

High demand for Chemoil in Gulf of Mexico
11 Sep 2008 13:36 GMT
Supplier says increase is due to more vessels seeking to create cost efficiencies.

Plans afoot to modernize tank farm
10 Sep 2008 08:01 GMT
Port authority to upgrade facility and replace old pipelines.

Lanka Marine given two-day extension
09 Sep 2008 09:36 GMT
John Keells bunkering unit has until September 12th to vacate tank farm.

Colombo bunker supplies run low
05 Sep 2008 11:10 GMT
Tank farm stock levels are thin prior to handover on September 10th.

TEPPCO operations normal following Gustav
04 Sep 2008 08:16 GMT
Marine services group reports no damage to transportation assets after hurricane.

'Difficult times' for John Keells Holdings
03 Sep 2008 12:12 GMT
Chairman says the continuity of Lanka Marine is a key priority going forward.

Total restarts bunker-producing refinery
03 Sep 2008 08:06 GMT
Port Arthur facility is restarted after Hurricane Gustav.

Petrobras expands product range
01 Sep 2008 09:40 GMT
Brazilian supplier offers new products at Santos and Paranagua.

Ferry operator raises fuel surcharge
29 Aug 2008 11:37 GMT
Freight carriers hit with fourfold increase following 'exceptional' increase in bunker costs.

New barge supplier in Ventspils
28 Aug 2008 09:50 GMT
Barge deliveries set to commence at the start of September.

Indian firm offers 380-cst parcel
26 Aug 2008 09:25 GMT
30,000-tonne fuel oil cargo is scheduled for loading in September.

California to host emissions workshop
20 Aug 2008 11:33 GMT
ARB meeting to discuss greenhouse gas reduction measures.

T.S. Lines drops bunker levy
20 Aug 2008 08:01 GMT
Container carrier decides not to impose Emergency Bunker Surcharge.

LMS granted extension to vacate land
19 Aug 2008 10:06 GMT
Supreme Court gives bunker supplier until September to vacate premises.

Singapore refinery cuts crude runs
18 Aug 2008 08:04 GMT
Reduction in processing rates set to have knock-on effect on local bunker market.

Singapore bunker sales rise above 3m tonnes
14 Aug 2008 10:25 GMT
Accumulated bunker sales for 2008 surpass the 20m-tonne mark.

Black Sea lube supplier to launch new terminal
13 Aug 2008 08:01 GMT
Varna facility will enable Bulgarian firm to process larger base oil shipments.

Singapore MGO drops to lowest price since April
06 Aug 2008 15:10 GMT
Marine gas oil price has plummeted by 23 percent since hitting record last month.

Iran stops fuel oil exports
01 Aug 2008 10:04 GMT
Decision looks set to have repercussions on bunker supplies in Fujairah.

Second oil spill in New Orleans
31 Jul 2008 08:02 GMT
Shipping traffic is halted for six hours as barge leaks a further 2,500 gallons of fuel oil.

Aruba refinery still up for sale
30 Jul 2008 10:02 GMT
Valero CEO says it continues to pursue the sale of its refinery in Aruba.

Californian ports expand clean fuel choices
28 Jul 2008 11:30 GMT
Low-sulphur MDO included as fuel option for air quality program in Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Singapore 380cst drops $41 in a week
25 Jul 2008 10:55 GMT
Despite firmer market today, 380cst has now fallen by $83 since July 15th.

California adopts ban on heavy fuel oil
25 Jul 2008 08:06 GMT
ARB measure will require vessels to use marine distillates in California from 2009.

Singapore prices continue to fall
24 Jul 2008 10:38 GMT
Bunker prices in Singapore tumble for the second day after $4 drop in crude.

Titan secures storage leasing contracts
23 Jul 2008 16:15 GMT
Leasing contracts are signed for floating storage unit at Tanjung Pelepas.

Aegean acquires three bunker tankers
23 Jul 2008 15:20 GMT
New double-hull bunkering tankers will be deployed to Aegean's service center in Piraeus.

Lanka Marine Services ordered to return land
23 Jul 2008 08:12 GMT
Court ruling orders company to pay back taxes and give up land used for bunkering.

180 cst to be withdrawn from Melbourne
21 Jul 2008 10:01 GMT
Market sources reveal 180 cst will not be available in Melbourne from August 1st.

Singapore bunker sales fall in June
16 Jul 2008 08:02 GMT
Sales drop for the second month in a row. Port is still on course to surpass 2007 record.

Total shuts units at Port Arthur refinery
11 Jul 2008 11:01 GMT
U.S. bunker supplier closes down 9 units at its refining facility in Texas.

Petrobras announces changes in Espirito Santo
07 Jul 2008 08:21 GMT
Minimum notice required for nominations in a number of ports in southeastern Brazil.

Petrobras suspends sales activities
03 Jul 2008 08:19 GMT
Brazilian supplier stops trading for the second time in a week. Sales resume today at new prices.

Aegean completes acquisition of ICS Petroleum
02 Jul 2008 10:02 GMT
Vancouver-based firm becomes wholly owned subsidiary of Aegean.

Aegean takes delivery of bunker tanker
02 Jul 2008 08:09 GMT
New-build will be deployed to Aegean's Gibraltar service center.

Chemoil adds tanker in Gulf of Mexico
01 Jul 2008 08:03 GMT
U.S. supplier charters second vessel to meet increased demand in the region.

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