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Home » News » Port News - Q4 2008


Port News - Q4 2008

Countdown for Brazilian nominations
30 Dec 2008 09:42 GMT
Bunker buyers have until 3pm today to nominate ships for Brazilian ports.

Curacao refinery is restarted
29 Dec 2008 08:05 GMT
PDVSA restarts bunker-producing refinery after power outage.

Lintec issues bunker sample warning
24 Dec 2008 16:47 GMT
Testing agency says samples taken from three vessels in Riga are off-spec.

Jacksonville considers 380-cst ban
24 Dec 2008 08:12 GMT
Port officials in talks over 'cold ironing' project and prohibiting the use of 380-cst.

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

Events announced for Singapore Maritime Week
18 Dec 2008 08:02 GMT
Oil Pollution Conference included in list of events for 2009.

Ropax 1 owners to pay 400,000 euros
17 Dec 2008 17:25 GMT
Bunker spill caused by collision with CEPSA monobuoy in Algeciras Bay.

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
17 Dec 2008 10:44 GMT
Jeddah and Dammam posted prices effective Thursday 18th December.

Hybrid ferry to be sent to Alcatraz
17 Dec 2008 08:13 GMT
Wind, solar and diesel-powered vessel launched in San Francisco.

California plans to raise carbon limits on fuels
15 Dec 2008 10:10 GMT
ARB proposes to reduce the carbon intensity of marine fuels by 25%.

Petrobras announces holiday schedule
12 Dec 2008 14:12 GMT
Clients asked to pay 'special attention' to supplies over the Christmas period.

ExxonMobil cuts production at Fos
12 Dec 2008 08:08 GMT
Oil major cuts runs as port workers' strike enters second week.

Cruise firm suspends fuel supplement
10 Dec 2008 09:48 GMT
Decision reflects 'recently sustained lower price of fuel".

Lanka Bunkering demands $1m payment
09 Dec 2008 08:21 GMT
Bunker supplier demands almost $1 million from competitors over 2004 CUF incident.

Rio: 72-hour time limit on nominations
08 Dec 2008 12:20 GMT
Petrobras announces nomination requirements for Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi.

Petrobras: MGO delivery location announcement
04 Dec 2008 14:50 GMT
MGO deliveries in Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi to be carried out at anchorage area.

New barge supplier in Venstpils
02 Dec 2008 11:38 GMT
Barge operations commence in Venstpils following two-month delay.

Aegean strengthens Singapore bunker fleet
02 Dec 2008 08:12 GMT
Latest newbuild is the sixth bunker tanker to be delivered this year.

Eco-ferry arrives in San Francisco
27 Nov 2008 10:19 GMT
Vessel is able to burn biodiesel and ultra-low-sulphur fuel.

Eco report calls for New York bunker tax
27 Nov 2008 08:02 GMT
Report also recommends East Coast switch to cleaner-burning fuels.

Workshop addresses air pollution at Russian ports
26 Nov 2008 08:06 GMT
Implementation of oil spill response measures in Baltic Sea is also discussed.

Singapore bunker sales rise in October
25 Nov 2008 09:53 GMT
Accumulated annual sales set to exceed 34.5 million tonnes in 2008.

Engen to resume production mid-January
25 Nov 2008 08:19 GMT
Bunker supplier believes refinery could be restarted in six weeks' time.

Rotterdam joins the sub-$200 club
21 Nov 2008 16:23 GMT
380-cst price drops below the $200 per tonne mark at Europe's leading bunker port.

Supplier to have dedicated barge in Dubai
21 Nov 2008 10:10 GMT
UAE firm expects to have barge in place over next few days.

Piracy may boost SA bunker demand
20 Nov 2008 16:24 GMT
'Pirate alley' threat could lead to rise in ships refuelling in South Africa.

Aegean takes delivery of bunker tanker
20 Nov 2008 08:01 GMT
New-build will be deployed to the company's UAE service center.

EMSA expands oil spill response network
19 Nov 2008 16:31 GMT
Fleet of oil spill recovery vessels in the Baltic and North Sea is increased.

Montevideo IFO prices slashed by $132
18 Nov 2008 09:40 GMT
IFO prices in Montevideo drop below those being quoted in Buenos Aires.

Indian refiner sells 380-cst cargo
18 Nov 2008 08:19 GMT
80,000-tonne fuel oil parcel is scheduled for loading in December.

Durban refinery to close for 3-4 months
17 Nov 2008 10:50 GMT
Engen spokesman gives estimated time-frame following last week's fire.

'Cold ironing' launched in California
14 Nov 2008 09:32 GMT
Project enables ships to cut bunker consumption and air pollution.

New Fujairah storage by mid-2009
12 Nov 2008 11:25 GMT
Clean petroleum storage facility expected to be completed by mid-next year.

Bunker facility staff air grievances
11 Nov 2008 11:11 GMT
Workers claim productivity has been affected by compensation issue.

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

Libya refinery developments announced
05 Nov 2008 09:25 GMT
Fuel-oil producing refinery project a step closer to construction phase.

Petrobras announces prompt delivery prices
04 Nov 2008 13:19 GMT
New price list for prompt delivery comes into effect from today.

Recognised Bunker Convention underwriters announced
04 Nov 2008 08:03 GMT
MPA reveals list of recognised P&I Clubs and underwriters for the port of Singapore.

Galp restarts Sines refinery
31 Oct 2008 10:44 GMT
Bunker-producing refinery is restarted after maintenance shutdown.

Bunker prices drop in Asian ports
29 Oct 2008 16:40 GMT
Singapore 380-cst plummets 52 percent in a month. Price rise expected.

Chevron awaits land lease extension
24 Oct 2008 11:22 GMT
Lube supplier in talks with Ministry of Petroleum regarding land lease.

Nippon Oil buys stake in lubes firm
23 Oct 2008 09:47 GMT
Joint venture partners sell shares in Singapore-based lubricants company.

WOQOD and Shell sign lubricants deal
23 Oct 2008 08:08 GMT
Marine lubricants agreement to supply Nakilat LNG fleet is signed.

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
22 Oct 2008 14:24 GMT
Posted prices for Jeddah and Dammam issued today.

Bominflot expands into Panama
22 Oct 2008 08:07 GMT
Supplier announces capability to deliver bunkers in Panama, with immediate effect.

New MDO alternative in Poland
21 Oct 2008 14:30 GMT
Ship-Service offers MDO (C&B) in all Polish ports.

Oil spill exercise in Singapore
17 Oct 2008 08:03 GMT
SIBCON oil pollution exercise includes dispersant spraying aircraft.

Metering system launched at SIBCON
16 Oct 2008 08:04 GMT
Accurate measurement of all bunker fuel delivered to ships 'guaranteed'

Singapore to launch new bunker standards policy
15 Oct 2008 10:33 GMT
Bunker supply chain standard to be phased in by H2 2009.

MPA issues bunkering guidelines
15 Oct 2008 09:27 GMT
Guidelines for the prevention of pollution during bunkering are announced.

Shell to shut down Sydney refinery
09 Oct 2008 10:15 GMT
Bunker-producing facility to move to 'full import mode' in November.

MPA issues instructions to foreign ships
08 Oct 2008 08:04 GMT
Details regarding bunker certificate application procedures announced.

Number change in Gibraltar
03 Oct 2008 11:56 GMT
New three-digit prefix is introduced for landline numbers.

Terpel moves to new office location
01 Oct 2008 14:45 GMT
Colombian supplier changes office address in Barranquilla.

Petrobras announces new procedures
01 Oct 2008 09:43 GMT
New commercial procedures for bunker nominations will apply from today.

Bunkers International opens New York office
01 Oct 2008 08:02 GMT
Experienced bunker professional to oversee the new trading operation.





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