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Home » News » Port News - Q1 2010


Port News - Q1 2010

Port Everglades breaks cruise record
22 Mar 2010 09:42 GMT
Good news for bunker sales volumes as Florida port sets world record for passenger throughput.

Venezuela: Product availability update
17 Mar 2010 13:31 GMT
Bunker supplier PDVSA provides update on product availability in Venezuelan ports.

Colombo construction agreement expected soon
15 Mar 2010 09:23 GMT
SLPA is expected to finalize an agreement for the construction of a new container terminal.

Amsterdam terminal to double storage capacity
12 Mar 2010 07:24 GMT
Boost for bunkering as decision is made to further increase the storage capacity of new Amsterdam terminal.

Fuel reimbursement scheme 'bigger and better' in 2010
11 Mar 2010 08:01 GMT
Port says its reimbursement programme is on course to cut sulphur emissions more than in 2009.

Rotterdam fuel oil trade up in 2009
10 Mar 2010 10:22 GMT
The number of VLCCs transporting fuel oil to the Far East increases in 2009.

Rotterdam tank terminal contract awarded
10 Mar 2010 09:02 GMT
Contract awarded to build a new 465,000 cubic metre tank terminal in the port of Rotterdam.

Colombo terminal construction to start in June - source
08 Mar 2010 11:28 GMT
Bunker boost for Colombo with news that construction of the port's fourth container terminal is scheduled to begin in June.

Egypt awards concession for East Port Said terminal
08 Mar 2010 07:34 GMT
New terminal to be used for the handling and storage of petroleum and liquid bulk products and the bunkering of ships.

Safety warning over Trieste low sulphur ruling
04 Mar 2010 11:03 GMT
Association says ship safety may be sacrificed in order to generate harbour funds via euro fines.

Venezuela: Product availability update
04 Mar 2010 07:14 GMT
Bunker supplier PDVSA provides update on product availability in Venezuelan ports.

New barge for Colombian supplier
03 Mar 2010 13:01 GMT
Bunker barge will be positioned in the coal-exporting port of Santa Marta.

Vopak terminal to raise capacity by 6m barrels
02 Mar 2009 07:34 GMT
Terminal operator plans to spend around $350 million to further expand its operational capacity.

Chinese firm acquires Zhoushan tank farm
01 Mar 2010 13:49 GMT
Bunker player increases its presence in Zhoushan with acquisition of tank farm.

CEPSA Panama adds barge in Cristobal
24 Feb 2010 06:53 GMT
Bunker supplier strengthens its presence on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal.

Iran aims for up to 25% of Persian Gulf market
22 Feb 2010 07:28 GMT
Director says Iran's market share in the Persian Gulf looks set to reach 20-25 % by the end of the year.

Antwerp oil terminal project update
16 Feb 2010 07:44 GMT
Latest developments in the construction of the new Antwerp terminal, which will also be used for the refuelling of ships.

Sonker Bunkering to develop East Port Said terminal
15 Feb 2010 09:13 GMT
Bunker supplier in joint project to build liquid bulk storage terminal in East Port Said.

Fuel operations resume at Haiti's main terminal
12 Feb 2010 12:12 GMT
Restoration of terminal's marine operations have enabled crucial tanker shipments of fuel to resume to Haiti.

Shell launches lubricants facility in Jebel Ali
12 Feb 2010 08:14 GMT
New Jebel Ali Free Zone storage facility will be used to store product for the marine market.

New terminal development in Fujairah
11 Feb 2010 12:13 GMT
Swiss-based commodity firm announces the start of civil works on an oil storage terminal in Fujairah.

Livorno refinery 'no longer for sale'
11 Feb 2010 09:32 GMT
Refining and marketing director says bunker-producing refinery is no longer up for sale.

US port to up slow steaming incentives
11 Feb 2010 07:53 GMT
Additional $9 million in financial incentives to boost participation in slow steaming program.

CEPSA operating at '100 percent' in Huelva
10 Feb 2010 07:38 GMT
Spanish supplier says it is now fully operational at the Andalucian port of Huelva.

New bunker joint venture in Southern Africa
09 Feb 2010 09:06 GMT
Newly-formed joint venture operation to offer bunker fuels and lubricants in Southern Africa.

New bunker tanker for Italian supplier
08 Feb 2010 10:29 GMT
Italian firm acquires second double-hull bunker tanker from Turkish shipbuilder.

Halilfax bunker tanker acquired for US$9 million
04 Feb 2010 12:21 GMT
Newly-acquired vessel provides fuel delivery and vessel bunkering services within the Halifax Harbour.

Petrobras opens office in Rotterdam
04 Feb 2010 06:53 GMT
Brazilian energy firm launches new office at Europe's leading bunkering location.

BP remains top supplier in Singapore
02 Feb 2010 11:38 GMT
Top 20 bunker suppliers at the world's leading port are revealed.

Impact warning: Concession fee on bunkering
02 Feb 2010 08:04 GMT
Shippers warn of the potential economic impact of a new concession fee on bunkering.

New office for Bunkers International
01 Feb 2010 11:03 GMT
Singapore-based Bunkers International (S) Pte Ltd. relocates to new office premises.

Port celebrates 5-year eco-program landmark
01 Feb 2010 10:19 GMT
Green policy has led to a significant decrease in air pollution over a five-year period.

Singapore Exchange to start 380-cst contract
01 Feb 2010 08:42 GMT
New fuel oil contract is due to commence trading later this month.

New offshore barge service in Ceuta
28 Jan 2010 15:32 GMT
Limassol firm launches new barge supply service at key Spanish bunker port.

New supplier at the port of Tuapse
28 Jan 2010 13:37 GMT
Russian firm launches bunker supply activities at Black Sea port, aiming to become Tuapse's leading supplier.

PetroChina eyes UAE oil storage - sources
27 Jan 2010 11:06 GMT
Oil giant plans launch of energy trading desk in Dubai and examines UAE oil storage options.

Vilma Oil launches barge service in Ceuta
26 Jan 2010 12:27 GMT
Spanish supplier expands its presence in Ceuta with the addition of a new barge delivery service.

Guam proposes bunker fee increase
26 Jan 2010 07:26 GMT
Port Authority requests increase in bunkering and fuel throughput fees to fund modernization plan.

Praxis says Hamburg launch is 'strategic'
21 Jan 2010 19:33 GMT
International trading firm aims to add value to customers with launch of office in maritime hub.

Sohar: 39% surge in cargo throughput
21 Jan 2010 10:22 GMT
Omani port sees cargo throughput skyrocket in 2009. Said to be partly due to bunker-saving benefits.

Ghana refinery fire will not affect fuel supplies, says MD
20 Jan 2010 10:43 GMT
Crude processing units said to be unaffected by fire outbreak at Tema Oil Refinery.

Chemoil to supply in New Orleans
19 Jan 2010 12:02 GMT
Leading supplier to re-enter the New Orleans bunker market after an absence of six years.

Shell and Matrix to supply in Sohar
19 Jan 2010 07:27 GMT
International firms to begin supplying a range of fuel grades in Sohar from June 2010.

Fujairah extension project is completed
18 Jan 2010 13:05 GMT
Two new berths are constructed in latest phase of Fujairah marine extension project.

Southernpec acquires floating fuel oil storage
18 Jan 2010 10:26 GMT
Guangzhou firm buys VLCC to increase fuel oil storage capacity in South East Asia.

Gibraltar: Bunker sales growth in '09
14 Jan 2010 18:01 GMT
Positive bunker sales volumes for the Mediterranean's leading bunker port despite the economic climate.

'Favourable results' for Clean Fuels Program
14 Jan 2010 07:18 GMT
US port says fuels initiative has exceeded expectations in reducing sulphur emissions.

Singapore bunker sales up 4.2% in 2009
08 Jan 2010 06:43 GMT
Record year for world's leading bunker port as sales reach 36.4 million tonnes in 2009.

Brightoil takes delivery of oil tanker in Singapore
07 Jan 2010 17:52 GMT
Oil tanker to be used mainly for transporting fuel oil and crude oil internationally.

Stena Oil launches bunkering operations in West Africa
05 Jan 2010 11:34 GMT
Swedish firm is due to commence supplying along the West African coast from the end of January.

Colombo expands bunkering capacity
05 Jan 2010 07:38 GMT
New berth for oil tankers is launched and steps taken to build additional storage.





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