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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q4 2008


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q4 2008

US cruise operator drops surcharge
30 Dec 2008 10:29 GMT
Seattle-based firm eliminates fuel surcharge on all 2009 bookings.

Australian firm eliminates fuel surcharge
30 Dec 2008 08:03 GMT
Cruise operator removes surcharge for departures after 31st January.

Vancouver to introduce 'cold ironing'
22 Dec 2008 08:03 GMT
Shore power to be provided for cruise ships from 2009.

MSC Cruises eliminates fuel supplement
18 Dec 2008 10:25 GMT
Bookings before April included as surcharge is suspended with immediate effect.

Crystal Cruises suspends fuel surcharge
18 Dec 2008 09:33 GMT
Decision follows similar moves made by rival cruise operators.

Lubricating system fitted to cut costs
15 Dec 2008 08:11 GMT
System aims to cut lubricating oil consumption and reduce operating costs.

Windstar suspends fuel surcharge
12 Dec 2008 13:49 GMT
Seattle firm is latest cruise operator to remove surcharge due to declining bunker prices.

NCL suspends fuel supplement
11 Dec 2008 10:57 GMT
Norwegian cruise firm removes supplement with immediate effect.

Carnival to remove fuel supplement
11 Dec 2008 09:41 GMT
Suspension for North American brands effective from 17th December.

Marine Atlantic slashes surcharge
11 Dec 2008 08:02 GMT
Federal Crown corporation cuts fuel surcharge by over 16 percent.

US Congress to evaluate "Green Ship" initiative
04 Dec 2008 10:32 GMT
"Marine Highway" proposal would move freight to fuel-efficient ships and raise bunker volumes.

Slow steaming kit to cut fuel costs
04 Dec 2008 08:02 GMT
Upgrade kit aims to enable ships to sail at 60 percent full speed.

UK marine fuel duty up from today
01 Dec 2008 09:44 GMT
New duty rates for bunker fuel imposed by HM Revenue & Customs.

Shipping line lowers Puerto Rico surcharge
28 Nov 2008 08:02 GMT
New fuel surcharge will be effective from November 30th.

Matson cuts surcharge a sixth time
27 Nov 2008 16:35 GMT
Ocean shipper reduces fuel surcharge due to lower bunker costs.

Evergreen restructures to cut bunker costs
26 Nov 2008 16:35 GMT
Transpacific services will be restructured to meet changing market conditions.

Ferry line to remove surcharge
26 Nov 2008 09:50 GMT
Fuel surcharge expected to be withdrawn before the end of 2008.

Dubai event to focus on cutting fuel costs
25 Nov 2008 10:53 GMT
Energy-efficient and eco-friendly technologies due to be unveiled.

US bunker survey findings are announced
19 Nov 2008 10:13 GMT
Impact of bunker prices on commercial fishermen is revealed.

Maersk to cut bunker surcharges
17 Nov 2008 09:48 GMT
Ocean carrier to reduce fees in Oceania and Southeast Asia.

Study: Higher fuel costs can benefit coastal shipping
17 Nov 2008 08:05 GMT
US report compares fuel efficiency of vessels versus other modes of transportation.

Ocean shipper cuts surcharge a fifth time
13 Nov 2008 10:45 GMT
Fuel surcharge is lowered as a result of continuing declines in bunker prices.

US ferry service drops surcharge
10 Nov 2008 10:45 GMT
Fuel surcharge to be eliminated from 1st December.

Cruise firm sued over fuel surcharge
10 Nov 2008 09:40 GMT
Attorney General files lawsuit following Economic Crimes Division investigation.

Fuel management firm selects tech partner
07 Nov 2008 10:02 GMT
Norwegian technology selected for fuel efficiency and emission reduction solutions.

Multi-fuel engine deal is signed
03 Nov 2008 10:49 GMT
Supply deal agreed for engine that runs on heavy fuel oil, marine diesel or natural gas.

K-Sea profit drops on higher expenses
31 Oct 2008 08:02 GMT
Barge operator records loss on the carrying value of diesel fuel.

Ocean shipper cuts surcharge a fourth time
30 Oct 2008 10:02 GMT
Fall in bunker prices prompts US firm's fourth surcharge decrease in a row.

Fuel management system gets green light
30 Oct 2008 08:04 GMT
American Bureau of Shipping approves 'fuel saving' monitoring technology.

'Solar wing' deal announced
29 Oct 2008 08:04 GMT
Commercial ships to be fitted with energy-generating sail technology.

Russia says Nov export duty cut 'not possible'
28 Oct 2008 08:02 GMT
Finance Ministry announces fuel oil export tax estimates for Dec-Jan.

Royal Caribbean drops fuel supplement
27 Oct 2008 12:27 GMT
Cruise line announces decision to eliminate fuel surcharge in November.

Canadian firm orders 'fuel saving' system
23 Oct 2008 11:15 GMT
'Low Loss Concept' system ordered for first passenger vessel.

Ocean carrier to lower bunker surcharges
21 Oct 2008 09:45 GMT
New surcharges to South America to come into effect in November.

$299m in uncollected bunker charges
21 Oct 2008 08:12 GMT
Survey: Shipping lines have been undercollecting fuel charges to remain competitive.

BC Ferries cuts fuel surcharge
20 Oct 2008 11:14 GMT
Canadian ferry line to slash surcharge in November.

Ferry line eliminates fuel surcharge
17 Oct 2008 10:29 GMT
Bunker surcharge removed for West Coast ferry travellers.

Matson lowers surcharge a third time
17 Oct 2008 09:35 GMT
Ocean shipper decreases fuel surcharge following downward trend in bunker prices.

Carnival plans to scrap fuel supplement
13 Oct 2008 11:10 GMT
Cruise operator also issues guidelines for fuel surcharge refunds.

Horizon lowers fuel surcharge
13 Oct 2008 08:05 GMT
Bunker fee to be lowered on shipments to Hawaii and Guam.

Matson lowers bunker surcharge
09 Oct 2008 09:03 GMT
Recent drop in marine fuel prices leads to second surcharge decrease in a month.

Bunker survey launched in Alaska
02 Oct 2008 16:56 GMT
Online survey aims to examine the impact of bunker prices on commercial fisheries.





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