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Home » News » Port News - Q3 2009


Port News - Q3 2009

Houston Ship Channel reopens after bunker spill
29 Sep 2009 14:46 GMT
Three miles of the Houston Ship Channel are reopened after 10,500-gallon spill.

Coast Guard monitoring Savannah bunker spill
29 Sep 2009 11:01 GMT
US Coast Guard continues to monitor fuel spill off the coast of Savannah.

NY low sulphur initiative gets green light
29 Sep 2009 07:36 GMT
New York-New Jersey to offer financial incentive for ships to switch to low sulphur fuel.

10% throughput rise at Petersburg Oil Terminal
21 Sep 2009 10:11 GMT
Year-on-year throughput of oil products increases in August 2009.

Antwerp to introduce barge identification system
17 Sep 2009 16:29 GMT
Use of the new system will be compulsory for all bunker barges operating in the area.

Aramco sells cargo to Fujairah bunker market - sources
17 Sep 2009 10:04 GMT
Refiner is reported to have sold 380-cst parcel at a discount to Singapore spot quotes.

Bunker fuel pumped from grounded Cape Town ship
16 Sep 2009 09:20 GMT
Pumping operations continue as fuel oil is removed from coal bulk carrier.

Aegean to deploy new vessel to Singapore
16 Sep 2009 07:21 GMT
Leading supplier takes delivery of double hull bunkering tanker from China.

Bunker measuring system passes field testing
15 Sep 2009 07:11 GMT
US supplier tests new bunkering system to measure and report marine fuel transfers.

Singapore sales exceed 3 million tonnes in August
14 Sep 2009 09:57 GMT
Bunker volumes fall slightly in August. 180-cst sales drop by 25 percent year-on-year.

Total to stop production at Dunkirk refinery
03 Sep 2009 09:36 GMT
Oil major will be halting refining operations in September due to weak refining market.

Port of Fujairah awards terminal contract
02 Sep 2009 16:29 GMT
Topaz subsidiary wins contract for the construction of facilities at Oil Terminal 2.

Lanka IOC claims 35% market share - source
02 Sep 2009 09:29 GMT
Supplier is reported to have gained a significant percentage of the Colombo market since establishing operations there.

Singapore refinery to close in May 2010
01 Sep 2009 09:19 GMT
ExxonMobil is scheduled to shut down its Jurong Island plant for routine maintanance.

Houston approves project to help ships switch to cleaner fuels
27 Aug 2009 07:41 GMT
Port Authority authorizes program to assist ocean-going vessels in switching to low sulphur fuels.

Tripoli closed until September
25 Aug 2009 15:25 GMT
Bunkering activities expected to resume in around 12 days' time once port is reopened.

Aegean launches Tangiers operations
25 Aug 2009 11:16 GMT
Leading bunker firm begins supplying full range of fuels in strategically-located North African port.

Hong Kong starts low sulphur fuel initiative
25 Aug 2009 09:36 GMT
Nine month ferry trial is launched to examine the feasibility of switching to ULSD.

Aegean to deploy new tanker to Gibraltar
25 Aug 2009 08:12 GMT
Supplier takes delivery of its seventh double-hull bunkering tanker in 2009.

Fuel oil stocks fall in Singapore
21 Aug 2009 08:06 GMT
Inventory levels of fuel oil decline following three consecutive weeks of stock increases.

OW Bunker launches Lübeck supply operations
17 Aug 2009 13:17 GMT
Leading bunker firm expands its presence in Germany with full range of bunker products at Lübeck.

USVI suppliers prepare for tropical storms
17 Aug 2009 10:02 GMT
Bunker suppliers on the US Virgin Islands brace themselves for Tropical Storms Ana and Bill.

Singapore bunker sales reach almost 21m tonnes
17 Aug 2009 07:18 GMT
Increase in monthly sales is recorded as 380-cst volumes rise by over 150,000 in July.

Harley Marine cuts NY emissions
14 Aug 2009 17:42 GMT
Bunker transportation firm says it is actively reducing emissions in New York Harbor.

Seattle: First ship bunkered at Terminal 30
11 Aug 2009 17:12 GMT
China Shipping vessel is the first to receive marine fuel at the Port of Seattle's new terminal.

Teesport expansion bodes well for bunker sales
11 Aug 2009 15:11 GMT
First phase of container handling expansion plan is completed.

Bunker boost for Mormugao
10 Aug 2009 18:36 GMT
Contract awarded to develop new coal terminal. Positive news for future bunker volumes.

OW Bunker launches supply operations in Sweden
03 Aug 2009 15:19 GMT
Leading bunker player reveals that it has begun supplying in Gothenburg and other key ports.

Sandstorm: Bunker delays in the Middle East
03 Aug 2009 10:24 GMT
Port closures and delays affect bunkering operations in the UAE and Qatar.

Low sulphur initiative cuts Seattle ship emissions
03 Aug 2009 09:34 GMT
Port says program has reduced sulphur dioxide by 80% and diesel particulate matter by 60%.

Brightoil prepares for Singapore market entry
31 Jul 2009 09:53 GMT
Chinese supplier plans to begin operations in Singapore during the third or fourth quarter.

Vancouver spill: Cruise ship to cover cleanup costs
31 Jul 2009 07:26 GMT
Cruise ship set to pay for spill cleanup costs after admitting resposibility for the incident.

Shell mulls Montreal refinery closure
29 Jul 2009 09:57 GMT
Future of bunker-producing refinery to be considered in strategic review of operations.

Namibia launches fuel blending station
27 Jul 2009 09:47 GMT
New onshore facility developed to help vessels reduce fuel costs and ship emissions.

Cochin invites bids for bunker terminal
24 Jul 2009 08:08 GMT
Tender notice issued for the development of a new international bunker terminal.

Shell to restart bunker-producing refinery
21 Jul 2009 07:18 GMT
Clyde plant is scheduled to begin production by the end of July.

Venezuela: Product availability update
15 Jul 2009 15:37 GMT
Bunker supplier PDVSA provides update on product availability at Venezuelan ports.

Indian refiner offers 380-cst cargo
15 Jul 2009 07:45 GMT
Fuel oil parcel is scheduled for loading mid-August.

Lanka IOC adds barge to meet demand
13 Jul 2009 07:24 GMT
Sri Lankan supplier charters additional barge to keep up with the rise in demand in Colombo.

Castrol Marine extends China port coverage
09 Jul 2009 09:28 GMT
Supplier offers new marine lubricant service to customers in the southern port of Guangzhou.

Oil throughput rise at St. Petersburg terminal
09 Jul 2009 07:28 GMT
Transshipment of oil products increases by 8.5 percent year-on-year during the month of June.

Dan-Bunkering: Singapore office 'a success'
08 Jul 2009 15:23 GMT
Bunker player aims to 'gain an even stronger position' following first two months of trading.

Report documents low sulphur fuel usage
08 Jul 2009 09:34 GMT
'Success' achieved towards reaching 2010 performance measures to cut GHG emissions.

Mercuria: Singapore supply speculation mounts
07 Jul 2009 07:22 GMT
Energy trader is reported to have leased a VLCC for storing and blending fuel oil.

Petrobras supplies at Vitoria anchorage
06 Jul 2009 09:51 GMT
Bunker firm reveals that it is able to supply by barge in the anchorage area of Vitoria.

Noble Group seeks floating storage
03 Jul 2009 11:04 GMT
Trading firm is said to be looking to lease a supertanker to use as fuel oil storage.

OW Bunker announces Panama expansion
02 Jul 2009 07:28 GMT
Leading bunker player says it is now able to supply at both Cristobal and Balboa.

Singapore Code of Practice comes into force
01 Jul 2009 11:02 GMT
SS 600 will aim to further enhance consistent practices in the delivery of bunkers in Singapore.





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