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Home » News » Port News - Q4 2010


Port News - Q4 2010

Bunker cargo heads for Sri Lanka
30 Dec 2010 10:22 GMT
Fuel oil parcel expected to arrive in Colombo next week.

ESI boasts over 100 applicants
30 Dec 2010 07:17 GMT
Over one hundred ships are said to have already applied for the Environmental Ship Index.

Freight volumes up 13% in Antwerp
30 Dec 2010 06:49 GMT
Container freight and liquid bulk set new records as Antwerp handles 178 million tonnes of freight in 2010.

Ningbo terminal gets government go-ahead
29 Dec 2010 14:28 GMT
China's largest crude oil terminal enters implementation stage.

Oil terminal launched in Zhanjiang
29 Dec 2010 13:15 GMT
Zhanjiang raises capacity with the launch of its second VLCC-size oil terminal.

Mitsubishi eyes Fujairah storage, bunkering
28 Dec 2010 17:27 GMT
Trading giant in discussions to build an oil and petrochemical storage facility in Fujairah.

Copec launches new barge service
28 Dec 2010 14:57 GMT
Supplier begins carrying out barge deliveries at three northern ports.

World's largest coal receiving terminal launched
28 Dec 2010 13:56 GMT
Boost for bunkering as operations commence at Mundra coal handling terminal.

CPC to re-enter bunker market
28 Dec 2010 08:26 GMT
State enterprise plans to commence bunkering operations in Sri Lanka during the first quarter of 2011.

No plans to convert Stanlow refinery
24 Dec 2010 15:32 GMT
Shell says Stanlow plant will not be closed down or converted into a terminal if sale talks fail.

Hin Leong awaits refinery approval
22 Dec 2010 20:21 GMT
Oil trading firm submits proposal to Singapore government to build the city-state's fourth refining plant.

Aegean to supply in Cape Verde
22 Dec 2010 07:52 GMT
Supplier expects to commence operations by the end of the first quarter of 2011.

Buckeye to acquire 80% stake in BORCO
21 Dec 2010 10:41 GMT
US firm in agreement to gain a majority interest in Bahamas oil storage terminal.

Lyttelton to build cruise berth
20 Dec 2010 08:24 GMT
'Substantial' increase in cruise ship visits forecast for the next 10 to 15 years.

Southampton to build fifth cruise terminal
17 Dec 2010 09:02 GMT
Boost for bunkering as UK cruise ship visits look set to increase further over the next few years.

Fujairah to receive $1bn development funding
16 Dec 2010 18:28 GMT
UAE government to invest $1 billion in development projects over the next three years.

Cyprus invites interest in Vasilikos terminal
15 Dec 2010 07:14 GMT
Potential investors are invited to express their interest in the development of a fuel storage terminal.

Fujairah terminal to be completed in 18 months
14 Dec 2010 17:24 GMT
Oil terminal construction is expected to be finished in a year and a half.

Singapore sales drop 6.9% in November
13 Dec 2010 20:24 GMT
500-cst volumes plummet 23% as total monthly sales fall to lowest level since February.

Air technology program wins green award
13 Dec 2010 09:38 GMT
Initiative lauded for seeking to accelerate the commercialization of port-related emission reduction technologies.

Chevron terminal lease extended
13 Dec 2010 07:52 GMT
Oil major wins vote to lease offshore marine oil terminal for a further 30 years.

Shore power launched in San Diego
13 Dec 2010 06:36 GMT
San Diego becomes the fifth port in the world to provide shore-side electrical power for cruise ships.

Socar plans to launch bunker business in Singapore
07 Dec 2010 08:02 GMT
Plan to start marine fuels business in city-state forms part of 2011 expansion strategy.

St. Petersburg: Fuel oil export rise in November
07 Dec 2010 06:15 GMT
Terminal records a 60,000-tonne rise in fuel oil exports during the month of November.

WFS buys Shell's downstream businesses in Gibraltar
06 Dec 2010 16:42 GMT
World Fuel Services acquisition includes Shell's bunkering operations in Gibraltar.

Baltic Oil Terminals to buy Petroval Bunker
02 Dec 2010 17:24 GMT
Acquisition of Dutch fuel oil firm is expected to be completed before the end of December.

Chemoil establishes subsidiary in Singapore
01 Dec 2010 16:12 GMT
New wholly-owned subsidiary, Chemoil Marine Fuel Pte. Ltd., is incorporated in Singapore.

US port approves 2011 green budget
01 Dec 2010 07:42 GMT
Port to continue investing in emissions reduction programs following 2011 budget approval.

380-cst Nov average up 3.1% in Rotterdam
01 Dec 2010 06:36 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price increases by $14 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in November.

Fujairah 380-cst monthly average rises 3.2%
30 Nov 2010 10:41 GMT
$15 per tonne increase in the average price of 380-cst during the month of November.

Singapore 380-cst average up $20 in November
30 Nov 2010 10:14 GMT
Average price of 380-centistoke in Singapore is up 10.1 percent since September.

Klaipeda terminal secures fuel oil shipment contract
26 Nov 2010 15:57 GMT
Terminal operator signs long-term fuel oil contract with Russian firm.

Shell launches bunker barge in Sydney
25 Nov 2010 18:32 GMT
Double-hulled barge to carry out fuel deliveries in Port Botany and Sydney Harbour.

Abu Dhabi pipeline to Fujairah completed
25 Nov 2010 08:01 GMT
Pipeline allowing Abu Dhabi crude to bypass the Strait of Hormuz [pictured] has been completed.

OW Bunker launches physical operations in Panama
24 Nov 2010 05:51 GMT
Company further expands its physical presence in the Latin American bunker market.

California: Clean Air Action Plan approved
23 Nov 2010 19:14 GMT
New plan sets long-term goals to slash air pollution at Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Ship to transport fuel from Europe to China
23 Nov 2010 11:50 GMT
VLCC chartered to transport 275,000-tonne cargo in the first week of December.

First deliveries for Lukoil in Constantza
23 Nov 2010 10:21 GMT
Lukoil Bulgaria Bunker carries out first deliveries as a physical supplier at the Romanian port of Constantza.

Puerto La Cruz availability update
22 Nov 2010 18:22 GMT
Bunker supplier PDVSA provides update on product availability in Puerto La Cruz.

Kochi LNG terminal to double capacity
22 Nov 2010 06:52 GMT
Petronet LNG to press ahead with plans to increase the capacity of its proposed LNG terminal.

Singapore releases wholesale trade data for bunkering
22 Nov 2010 06:09 GMT

Kochi terminal: Shortlisted companies under review
19 Nov 2010 17:05 GMT
Companies to submit business proposals to build Kochi bunker terminal.

Rotterdam: 3% rebate on harbour dues in 2011
19 Nov 2010 06:45 GMT
Europe's leading bunker port announces that it will give a once-only recovery rebate of 3% on harbour dues.

Lanka Marine supplies ship at Hambantota
18 Nov 2010 16:12 GMT
Sri Lankan bunker supplier delivers fuel to cargo ship during the launch of Hambantota port.

World's largest biodiesel plant opens in Singapore
18 Nov 2010 06:37 GMT
Neste Oil starts up its new renewable diesel plant in Singapore.

$200m credit line for Rosneftbunker
16 Nov 2010 20:17 GMT
Russian firm in credit line facility agreement with Vnesheconombank.

Savannah: Container volume up in October
16 Nov 2010 07:01 GMT
Positive outlook for bunker sales as container handling figures increase by almost 17 percent.

Record 380-cst sales for Singapore in October
16 Nov 2010 05:53 GMT
Asian port records second-highest ever sales figures as 380-cst volumes hit another new record.

Shell to supply in Jebel Ali
15 Nov 2010 14:22 GMT
Oil major is reportedly aiming to launch a fuel supply operation in Jebel Ali next year.

Plan to build LPG terminal at Hambantota
15 Nov 2010 08:42 GMT
LPG supplier intends to construct an all-weather storage and discharge terminal at new Sri Lankan port.

Plan to build LNG fuel supply terminal
12 Nov 2010 07:12 GMT
Terminal is intended to be used to supply LNG fuel to new generation cruise ferry.

Exxon, SK Energy in 3-year bunker deal
12 Nov 2010 06:20 GMT
Agreement to supply marine fuel to ships calling at Singapore and South Korean ports.

'Off-spec' debunkering in Singapore
10 Nov 2010 09:06 GMT
Taiwanese firm arranges debunkering for one of its containerships in Singapore.

Pacific Rubiales to launch bunker venture
10 Nov 2010 06:17 GMT
Energy firm plans to enter the Colombian bunker market as part of its downstream integration strategy.

Paradip forecasts 175% rise in capacity
08 Nov 2010 09:01 GMT
Annual capacity is predicted to skyrocket at leading east coast port.

Florida terminal to quadruple in size
08 Nov 2010 06:14 GMT
Bunker volumes set to surge as US port pushes ahead with container terminal expansion.

Throughput rise at Petersburg Oil Terminal
04 Nov 2010 08:39 GMT
Year-on-year throughput of oil products increases in October 2010.

Dutch ports to reward clean ships
04 Nov 2010 07:02 GMT
Ports will begin rewarding clean ocean-going vessels with discounts on their port dues in 2011.

OOCL joins Hong Kong low sulphur initiative
04 Nov 2010 06:22 GMT
OOCL vessels will switch to low sulphur fuel while at berth in Hong Kong.

380-cst average rises 5.8% in Rotterdam
03 Nov 2010 11:42 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price increases by $25 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in October.

Fujairah 380-cst average rises $29 in October
02 Nov 2010 10:24 GMT
6.5 percent increase in the average price of 380-centistoke in Fujairah.

'Much interest' to develop Rotterdam oil terminal
02 Nov 2010 08:42 GMT
Port authority says it has held discussions with a number of parties to build a tank terminal for oil products.

Singapore extends ISO 8217:2005 until July 2012
01 Nov 2010 10:09 GMT
Extension aims to provide the industry with enough time to be ISO 8217:2005 compliant.

Singapore 380-cst average up $26 in October
01 Nov 2010 06:09 GMT
Average price of 380-centistoke rises by 6.0 percent at the world's leading bunker port.

Eco-tug greener than initial estimates
29 Oct 2010 07:31 GMT
Independent testing confirms 'world’s first hybrid tug' significantly reduces emissions.

Oil spill exercise in Singapore
29 Oct 2010 06:21 GMT
SIBCON oil pollution exercise includes dispersant spraying aircraft.

New bunker supplier in Morocco
28 Oct 2010 14:43 GMT
Supplier offering 380-cst and marine gas oil at a number of Moroccan ports.

Fujairah terminal to 'spearhead' future growth
28 Oct 2010 08:14 GMT
Gulf Petrochem says terminal expansion project will provide it with a 'strategic advantage' to enter the bunkering arena.

Government 'committed' to developing Singapore
28 Oct 2010 07:07 GMT
Minister says the government remains committed to the continued development of Singapore as a leading bunkering port.

Supplier offers LSFO in Istanbul
27 Oct 2010 08:57 GMT
Company claims to be the first to offer a 'continuous' supply of 1% max. fuel oil in Istanbul.

Abu Dhabi seals first home port deal
27 Oct 2010 06:51 GMT
UAE capital strengthens its credentials in the cruise sector with MSC home port agreement.

SIBCON tackles policy and operational issues
27 Oct 2010 05:28 GMT
Key topics include research into mass flow metering and the viability of liquefied natural gas.

Chemoil: Sales surge in Singapore
26 Oct 2010 14:32 GMT
Supplier is reported to have seen a significant rise in bunker sales in Singapore and Fujairah.

Hamburg Süd in Hong Kong MGO switch
26 Oct 2010 13:08 GMT
Hamburg Süd and Aliança in voluntary initiative to use low sulphur MGO in Hong Kong.

Agreement to build 'new generation' ferry
26 Oct 2010 07:18 GMT
Vessel construction project includes plan for cruise ferry to be powered by LNG.

APL switches to low sulphur fuels in New York
25 Oct 2010 10:01 GMT
Shipping line to burn low sulphur fuels when calling at the US ports of New York and New Jersey.

VTTI plans Cyprus terminal expansion
25 Oct 2010 08:42 GMT
Operator to push ahead with terminal growth despite plans to build a government-owned storage facility.

Cargo throughput up 6% in St. Petersburg
22 Oct 2010 09:35 GMT
Key growth indicator said to be the 8.5 percent increase in export cargo volumes.

Record cruise ship calls for Seattle
22 Oct 2010 07:22 GMT
West Coast port brings in a record 223 vessel calls during the 2010 cruise season.

Bunkering halted at Shenzhen
21 Oct 2010 07:31 GMT
Guangdong province port is closed ahead of Typhoon Megi.

Chimbusco to apply for Singapore licence - sources
20 Oct 2010 15:02 GMT
Chinese firm is expected to apply for a licence to supply marine fuel at the world's leading bunker port.

Visibility warning in Singapore
20 Oct 2010 08:45 GMT
Presence of haze could affect visibility in the Singapore Strait.

GPSChemoil awards US$100m terminal contract
19 Oct 2010 20:06 GMT
Engineering, procurement and construction project is expected to take two years to complete.

GPSChemoil secures phase four Fujairah financing
19 Oct 2010 07:01 GMT
Storage facility set to eclipse Helios Terminal capacity to become Chemoil's largest worldwide.

Philippines: Bunkering halted as Megi makes landfall
18 Oct 2010 10:01 GMT
Bunkering operations stopped in Manila and nearby ports as typhoon hits the northern region.

Sokhna to extend container capacity
15 Oct 2010 07:01 GMT
Bunker volumes set to soar in 2014 with the addition of new container capacity.

Near-record sales for Singapore in September
14 Oct 2010 07:10 GMT
Asian port on course to sell over 40 million tonnes in 2010 as 380-cst volumes hit new record in September.

Chimbusco offering 380-cst at Fangcheng
13 Oct 2010 09:29 GMT
Chinese state supplier begins supplying 380-centistoke at Guangxi port.

Chennai mega terminal gets go-ahead
13 Oct 2010 08:19 GMT
Volumes set to skyrocket at Chennai with the construction of a new mega container terminal.

Fujairah project enters construction phase
12 Oct 2010 20:19 GMT
Project to build new storage terminal is expected to take around 17 months to complete.

Amsterdam sea terminal 'on schedule'
12 Oct 2010 07:22 GMT
Construction of a new storage terminal in Amsterdam is said to be progressing according to schedule.

Award for emissions control program
11 Oct 2010 18:42 GMT
Program aimed at identifying new emissions reduction technologies receives award.

CDH confirms product, barge availability
11 Oct 2010 13:32 GMT
French supplier continues to supply at Fos despite the ongoing strike.

Jamaican cruise port nears completion
11 Oct 2010 07:57 GMT
Historic Falmouth Cruise Port is expected to open in January 2011.

9% throughput rise at Petersburg Oil Terminal
08 Oct 2010 15:46 GMT
Year-on-year throughput of oil products increases in September 2010.

APL switches to LSFO in Hong Kong
08 Oct 2010 14:32 GMT
Shipping line says voluntary switch will cut sulphur dioxide emissions from ships at port by 87 percent.

Shoreside power for San Francisco
06 Oct 2010 18:32 GMT
Ceremony held to launch shoreside electrical power for cruise ships at berth.

MPA invites nominations for maritime awards
05 Oct 2010 17:28 GMT
The 2011 edition of the Singapore International Maritime Awards is now open for nominations.

Fujairah 380-cst average drops 2% in September
04 Oct 2010 11:22 GMT
$9 per tonne decrease in the average price of 380-centistoke in Fujairah.

380-cst average falls 1.1% in Rotterdam
04 Oct 2010 07:07 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price decreases by $5 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in September.

SIBCON: Over 1,000 delegates confirmed
04 Oct 2010 07:02 GMT
MPA confirms the registration of over 1,000 delegates in the countdown to SIBCON 2010.

Singapore 380-cst average down $5 in September
04 Oct 2010 06:02 GMT
Average price of 380-centistoke falls by 1.1 percent at the world's leading bunker port.





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