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Home » News » Port News - Q2 2009

Port News - Q2 2009

Shell in Singapore to Fujairah arb play
26 Jun 2009 07:31 GMT
Oil major ships fuel oil to Fujairah to ease short term supply concerns at the Middle East refuelling hub.

Guangzhou expansion plans for bunker supplier
24 Jun 2009 08:22 GMT
Petrochina JV eyes bunker supply partnership as agreement is signed to build South China's largest oil terminal.

Sri Lanka to build bunker storage facility
19 Jun 2009 09:51 GMT
Country to receive $US65 million loan to build bulk storage tank farm.

Long Beach to test 'sock on a stack' technology
19 Jun 2009 08:14 GMT
Pollution control device is said to have shown 'promising results' in early demonstrations.

Singapore: Bunker surveyors to get financial relief
18 Jun 2009 16:16 GMT
MPA to offer financial relief to bunker surveyors when they attain their accreditation credentials.

Brightoil continues storage expansion programme
18 Jun 2009 10:22 GMT
Bunker supplier plans to build two fuel storage facilities in eastern China.

CPCL could double bunker volumes at Chennai
15 Jun 2009 09:28 GMT
Oil firm aims to substantially increase marine fuel sales at southeastern port over the next 12 months.

Bominflot ups delivery capacity in Gibraltar
10 Jun 2009 14:55 GMT
Supplier charters new barge in Gibraltar. Further expansion planned for the Eastern Mediterranean.

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
10 Jun 2009 14:21 GMT
Posted prices for Saudi Arabian ports effective Thursday 11th June.

Fuel oil storage comes onstream in Rotterdam
05 Jun 2009 15:08 GMT
New storage tanks added following Phase 2 of the expansion of the Euro Tank Terminal

VLCC to be used as floating HSFO storage in Singapore
05 Jun 2009 14:22 GMT
Southern Petrochemical acquires supertanker to trade high sulphur fuel oil at Asian oil hub.

Chemoil to supply in Chennai in '09
04 Jun 2009 17:12 GMT
MD says company expects to start supplying in India's southeast coast by the end of the year.

World's first cold ironing oil terminal unveiled
04 Jun 2009 08:06 GMT
Long Beach terminal becomes the first cold ironing facility in the world for liquid bulk ships.

Aegean increases delivery capacity in Vancouver
02 Jun 2009 08:16 GMT
Latest vessel acquisition is expected to be deployed to the Vancouver market.

Oakland to provide 'cold ironing'
29 May 2009 08:01 GMT
Californian port to install shore-based electrical power for two ship berths.

Indian refiner offers 180-cst cargo
26 May 2009 11:14 GMT
Fuel oil parcel is scheduled for loading from West Coast port in June.

H2 launch for Singapore bunker contract
26 May 2009 09:41 GMT
Singapore Exchange expected to launch 380-cst futures contract during the second half of 2009.

Antwerp launches cold ironing trials
22 May 2009 17:37 GMT
Plug-in shoreside power is made available for the first time to seagoing ships.

Fuel oil stocks fall in Singapore
22 May 2009 10:03 GMT
Inventories of fuel oil drop to their lowest level in four weeks.

'Encouraging' first three months for ChemoilAdani
21 May 2009 15:08 GMT
Joint venture supply firm achieves positive results during the first three months of business.

Rotterdam negotiates capacity expansion
21 May 2009 10:01 GMT
Shipping terminal looks set to double its capacity to around 100,000 TEU.

Saudi Arabia: Latest posted prices
20 May 2009 14:47 GMT
Posted prices for Saudi Arabian ports effective Thursday 21st May.

COSCO begins calling at US port
20 May 2009 09:48 GMT
Positive news for local bunker suppliers as COSCO calls for first time at East Coast port.

Petrobras offers HSFO 380 in Rotterdam
19 May 2009 15:26 GMT
Supplier says it is now able to offer both high and low sulphur 380-cst at Europe's leading port.

Fujairah storage: 'Strategic' location for bunkering
19 May 2009 11:03 GMT
Work begins on storage unit said to be strategically located to supply fuel to commercial ships.

Namibia plans to build first oil refinery
19 May 2009 08:01 GMT
Potential boost for bunker sales if project to build Walvis Bay facility goes ahead.

Montreal proceeds with new terminal plans
15 May 2009 17:48 GMT
Positive news for future bunker volumes as plans to develop container terminal move forward.

Houston firm in long-term fuel supply deal
15 May 2009 09:46 GMT
Supplier to provide fueling and lubricant services under terms of new agreement.

Singapore: Accumulated bunker sales up year-on-year
15 May 2009 08:07 GMT
Sales volumes remain higher than in 2008 despite 7.8 decline during the month of April.

Cruise visits to hit peak in Gothenburg
12 May 2009 10:51 GMT
Some positive news for bunker sales volumes following Q1 drop in container traffic.

Sweden to remove 'cold ironing' tax
12 May 2009 09:39 GMT
Country becomes first in the world to abolish tax on plug-in shoreside power.

OW Bunker to supply low viscosity fuels in Rotterdam
12 May 2009 07:23 GMT
Supplier to begin offering low viscosity range from mid-May.

Growth plans for West African port
11 May 2009 10:01 GMT
Construction of new export terminal bodes well for bunker sales volumes.

IOC offers 380-cst at Chennai
07 May 2009 10:01 GMT
Indian Oil Corporation sources 380-cst from Manali refinery to offer new product option at Chennai.

Itochu leases Singapore storage - sources
07 May 2009 08:02 GMT
Japanese trading house is reported to have leased storage space at Chemoil's Helios Terminal.

Oil throughput rise at St. Petersburg terminal
06 May 2009 09:44 GMT
Terminal records 14 percent rise in the transshipment of dirty oil products last month.

Study: 'Green Gateway' is lowest emission route
05 May 2009 15:32 GMT
Survey says West Coast route offers the lowest carbon footprint for cargoes from Asia.

Bunker volumes set to grow at Middle East port
05 May 2009 09:48 GMT
New terminal is expected to increase capacity by 45 percent.

Cruise line extends schedule at US port
04 May 2009 11:25 GMT
Royal Caribbean increases its 2010 sailing schedule from East Coast port.

Jebel Ali voted best seaport in Middle East
04 May 2009 10:03 GMT
UAE port is recognised at the Asia Freight and Supply Chain Awards.

Aegean 'strengthens its position' in the UAE
01 May 2009 13:30 GMT
Bunker supplier to deploy double-hull bunkering tanker to UAE market.

Baltimore's biggest shipper inks new deal
01 May 2009 13:13 GMT
Positive news for bunker sales volumes as Mediterranean Shipping extends existing contract.

US port launches first year-round cruise schedule
01 May 2009 11:42 GMT
Additional 50 voyages per year set to be a boost for bunker sales at East Coast port.

Houston Commission approves emission reduction grant request
01 May 2009 09:46 GMT
Funding request for diesel emission reduction measures is approved.

Singapore Exchange meets with fuel oil firms - sources
30 Apr 2009 10:58 GMT
SGX is reported to have met with company representatives to discuss the launch of a 380-cst futures contract.

Port of Amsterdam reports volume growth
29 Apr 2009 13:45 GMT
Transshipment rise a good sign for bunker sales volumes at Dutch port.

Port incentive scheme may boost bunker sales
29 Apr 2009 09:52 GMT
New one-year program aims to raise cargo volumes via incentive payments to ocean carriers.

New terminal provides shore power to two ships at once
29 Apr 2009 08:21 GMT
Facility offers new 'cold ironing' options to cruise ships during the 2009 season.

Singapore fuel oil contract in the pipeline -sources
28 Apr 2009 09:43 GMT
Industry sources claim the Singapore Exchange is planning to launch a new 380-cst futures contract in '09.

Port Commission considers emission reduction grant
28 Apr 2009 08:08 GMT
Meeting to be held today to evaluate grant request to help reduce air emissions at U.S. port.

New York Shipping Association wins eco-award
27 Apr 2009 09:48 GMT
EPA presents award in recognition of green initiatives undertaken over the past 10 years.

ENOC subsidiary resumes Fujairah offshore operations
27 Apr 2009 07:46 GMT
UAE firm says it also has 'ambitious plans' to expand internationally in the long-term.

Bidding interest for new Sri Lanka terminal
23 Apr 2009 19:14 GMT
Potential investors collect bid documents to build new container terminal in Colombo.

New bunkering opportunities for Seattle
23 Apr 2009 08:09 GMT
Joint service between CMA CGM and Maersk Line will begin calling at the port in June.

Aegean acquires double-hull bunkering tanker
21 Apr 2009 20:58 GMT
Vessel is expected to be deployed to West Africa by the end of Q2 2009.

MOL adds Jaxport service
20 Apr 2009 17:36 GMT
Direct export service aims to provide exporters with cost-effective transportation options.

Russian bunker association signs agreement
20 Apr 2009 14:22 GMT
Associaton to cooperate with Transport Ministry to develop legal maritime framework.

Bunker fuel removed as vessel hits bridge
20 Apr 2009 08:08 GMT
1300 gallons of diesel fuel removed from grounded vessel in California.

Los Angeles oil terminal gets go-ahead
17 Apr 2009 10:17 GMT
New bunkering opportunities beckon for LA following approval of oil import terminal.

Maritime Week to focus on 'opportunities amid the storm'
17 Apr 2009 08:36 GMT
Industry leaders to discuss strategies for weathering the economic downturn and the environment.

Bominflot to build four new tank barges
16 Apr 2009 08:34 GMT
Supplier announces plans to expand its delivery capabilities in US Gulf.

Bominflot expands Panama operations
16 Apr 2009 07:54 GMT
Supplier offers bunkering services on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal.

Bunker spill in Hawaii
13 Apr 2009 12:45 GMT
US Coast Guard responds to 250-gallon marine diesel spill.

Rotterdam: Q1 throughput falls 10.8 percent
10 Apr 2009 13:31 GMT
First quarter results appear to support the view that bunker sales will fall in 2009.

Rotterdam bunker volumes set to fall in '09
10 Apr 2009 11:26 GMT
Expected drop in throughput this year is set to have a knock-on effect on bunker sales.

Carnival to call at Seattle in 2010
09 Apr 2009 11:08 GMT
Further boost to bunker sales in Seattle with launch of new round-trip cruises.

Seattle cruise terminal to open in April
09 Apr 2009 09:43 GMT
Launch of new terminal bodes well for bunker sales at the West Coast port.

Oil terminal inspections in Singapore
09 Apr 2009 08:05 GMT
Guidelines issued to shipping community regarding OCIMF-SIRE inspections in Singapore.

Singapore: Last visbreakers to restart end-April
08 Apr 2009 08:03 GMT
ExxonMobil to fully restart Singapore visbreaking complex by the end of this month.

Long Beach to review 'eco-project' in April
03 Apr 2009 08:04 GMT
Project proposes to use new technologies and cleaner fuels to cut ship emissions.

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