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Home » News » Port News - Q3 2012


Port News - Q3 2012

Rotterdam 380-cst average climbs $8 per tonne
28 Sep 2012 16:23 GMT
Monthly 380-cst average rises to its highest level since April in Rotterdam.

Fujairah 380-cst up 1% in September
28 Sep 2012 13:30 GMT
Average monthly 380-cst price climbs $7 per tonne at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Singapore 380-cst climbs $12 in September
28 Sep 2012 12:17 GMT
Monthly Singapore 380-cst average rises for the third consecutive month in September.

Cyprus terminal to be completed in 2014
27 Sep 2012 18:45 GMT
Third phase of construction project is due to be completed by the end of 2014, says managing director.

Middle distillates climb 1% in Singapore
27 Sep 2012 13:28 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates rise by 90,000 barrels, data shows.

First fall in fuel oil stocks in five weeks
27 Sep 2012 12:15 GMT
Fuel oil inventory levels decrease by 7.3 percent in Singapore.

Lubmarine launches three barges in Singapore
26 Sep 2012 13:31 GMT
Vessels will be operated by Lubmarine’s logistics partner Ocean Tankers.

Algeciras bunker sales up 16 percent
25 Sep 2012 16:33 GMT
Increase in sales volumes is attributed to the rise in container traffic at Spain's leading bunker port.

Saving fuel with Malacca Straits tidal model
25 Sep 2012 13:31 GMT
New tidal model will potentially save ships thousands of dollars in bunker fuel costs, says developer.

Odfjell to reduce Rotterdam workforce by 35%
24 Sep 2012 10:08 GMT
Terminal operator plans to cut staff numbers in Rotterdam.

Ships urged to switch to cleaner fuel in Hong Kong
24 Sep 2012 09:17 GMT
Research finds that SO2 deaths would fall by 91% if ships used 0.1% sulphur fuel.

LNG terminal project ahead of schedule
24 Sep 2012 08:11 GMT
LNG facilility is said to be on course to be ready for operational start up by the second quarter of 2013.

Fuel oil stocks rise to six-week high
20 Sep 2012 11:22 GMT
Inventories rise for the fourth consecutive week in Singapore.

Gazprom Neft in Black Sea bunker takeover talks
20 Sep 2012 10:01 GMT
Russian firm in discussions to take over bunkering operations at the port of Constantza.

Dammam congestion may last until October - source
18 Sep 2012 09:41 GMT
Saudi Arabian port continues to experience terminal congestion, which in turn is affecting ship traffic.

Fujairah project investment revealed
17 Sep 2012 19:22 GMT
$130 million to be invested in Fujairah storage terminal project.

Oil spill exercise in the Pacific Northwest
17 Sep 2012 13:51 GMT
Tanker and barge operators to participate in this week's drill.

Fuel incentive scheme in Hong Kong
17 Sep 2012 08:47 GMT
Reduction in port facility and light dues for ships switching to cleaner fuel while berthed in Hong Kong.

New GAC bunker service in Brazil
14 Sep 2012 11:12 GMT
GAC offering a new bunker fuels provision service at the port of Santos.

Middle distillates climb 0.5m barrels in Singapore
13 Sep 2012 18:50 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates rise the most in five weeks, data shows.

Fuel oil stocks rise to five-week high
13 Sep 2012 12:52 GMT
Singapore records third consecutive weekly increase as inventory levels recover from recent 7-month low.

Second lowest sales of the year in Singapore
13 Sep 2012 09:55 GMT
Bunker sales fall to their lowest level since February at the world's leading bunker port.

First call at Rotterdam for fuel-saving ship
12 Sep 2012 12:48 GMT
Vessel has been specifically designed for slow steaming, enabling it to save 35 tonnes of fuel per day.

'No further spillage' in Singapore
10 Sep 2012 17:28 GMT
Vessel traffic in Singapore remains unaffected as containment and cleanup efforts continue.

LSFO to be supplied in Yangshan
10 Sep 2012 10:22 GMT
Supplier is expected to commence supplying LSFO at Yangshan to meet local demand for the product.

Bunker spill cleanup in Singapore
10 Sep 2012 07:22 GMT
Patrol and anti-pollution craft are deployed to clean up bunker spill following collision at the Temasek Fairway.

Fuel oil stocks rise in Singapore
07 Sep 2012 11:36 GMT
It is the first time since August 7 that inventory levels have been above 18 million barrels.

Rotterdam 380-cst average climbs 8.3 percent
31 Aug 2012 18:24 GMT
Monthly 380-cst average rises above $600 per tonne for the first time since May.

Fujairah 380-cst up $54 in August
31 Aug 2012 12:21 GMT
Average monthly 380-cst price climbs 8.8 percent at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Singapore 380-cst climbs $51 in August
31 Aug 2012 11:52 GMT
Monthly Singapore 380-cst average rises for the second consecutive month.

Fuel oil stocks rise in Singapore
30 Aug 2012 10:05 GMT
It is the first time since January that inventories have remained below 18 million barrels for three consecutive weeks.

New Orleans gets ready for Isaac
28 Aug 2012 15:51 GMT
Personnel and terminal operators complete storm preparedness procedures in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac.

NuStar halts Gulf Coast operations
28 Aug 2012 07:28 GMT
NuStar Energy shuts down terminals ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Ecuador breaks the $1500 barrier
23 Aug 2012 10:33 GMT
Ecuador is first country in the world since May to quote distillates above $1500/mt, according to Bunker Index data.

Singapore: Lowest fuel oil stocks since January
23 Aug 2012 09:55 GMT
Inventory levels have fallen by more than 5 million barrels over the last two weeks in Singapore.

Bomin adds supply locations in Spain
21 Aug 2012 12:37 GMT
Supplier extends its supply operation to the ports of Alicante and Castellón.

Aegean to commence supply operations in Hong Kong
20 Aug 2012 22:44 GMT
Supplier says it expects to deploy a tanker in Hong Kong by the end of September.

Oil spill equipment for nine Australian ports
20 Aug 2012 17:09 GMT
State-of-the-art equipment is being rolled out across the country as Australia aims to respond to oil spills more quickly and effectively.

Bunkers International gets go-ahead in Trinidad and Tobago
20 Aug 2012 09:22 GMT
Government agrees to issue a marketing license to subsidiary Bunkers Oil Trinidad & Tobago Ltd.

Bunkering suspended in Hong Kong
16 Aug 2012 14:41 GMT
Bunker deliveries are halted as Hong Kong prepares for storm signal 8.

Middle distillate stocks fall in Singapore
16 Aug 2012 11:45 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates decline for the first time in three weeks in Singapore.

Fuel oil stocks plummet in Singapore
16 Aug 2012 10:05 GMT
Inventory levels fall by almost 3.5 million barrels - the most in a single week since April.

Diesel-electric tugs to be built in Singapore
16 Aug 2012 07:38 GMT
Fuel-efficient tugs will run on marine gas oil and be equipped with batteries.

Long Beach cuts pollution by 75 percent
10 Aug 2012 11:08 GMT
Pollution from port-related sources is reduced for the fifth consecutive year.

Fuel oil stocks up a third week in Singapore
09 Aug 2012 10:55 GMT
The highest inventory figure since July 4 and the first time since March that stock levels have risen for three consecutive weeks.

Aegean announces Barcelona expansion plans
08 Aug 2012 23:34 GMT
Supplier signs storage agreement and plans to commence physical supply operations in 2013.

GAC announces Sri Lanka office expansion
08 Aug 2012 14:32 GMT
GAC opens new branch in Hambantota and moves into larger premises in Galle and Trincomalee.

Bomin and Linde Group in LNG joint venture
07 Aug 2012 09:23 GMT
Partnership will set out to develop an infrastructure for LNG bunkering in North-West Europe.

Mobil to raise capacity to meet Tauranga demand
03 Aug 2012 14:41 GMT
Oil major plans to increase its fuel oil storage capacity at Mount Maunganui in order to meet growing demand for marine fuels.

New York approves clean vessel initiative
03 Aug 2012 11:06 GMT
$4.9 million program aims to encourage operators to use cleaner fuels and upgrade their technology to reduce emissions.

Rotterdam: Second sub-$600 average since Feb 2011
31 Jul 2012 18:31 GMT
380-cst average rises 5 percent but remains below $600 per tonne for only the second time in 17 months.

Fujairah 380-cst up $19 in July
31 Jul 2012 13:09 GMT
Average monthly 380-cst price climbs 3.2 percent at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Singapore 380-cst climbs 4 percent in July
31 Jul 2012 11:52 GMT
Monthly Singapore 380-cst average rises for the first time since March.

Shoreside power officially launched in Rotterdam
27 Jul 2012 18:39 GMT
Officials dignitaries, and business leaders attend the launch of the first shore power systems for sea-going vessels in Rotterdam.

Chevron sells New York marine terminal
27 Jul 2012 14:13 GMT
Terminal for liquid petroleum products is sold for $260 million.

Odfjell shuts down more storage tanks
27 Jul 2012 13:03 GMT
Terminal operator closes down a further 50 tanks at its storage facility in Rotterdam.

Bid deadline extended for Fujairah terminal expansion
26 Jul 2012 18:14 GMT
Interested parties have until 5 August to submit their bids for Fujairah EPC contract.

Middle distillate stocks fall in Singapore
26 Jul 2012 11:35 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates decline to their lowest level since July 4.

Fuel oil stocks rise in Singapore
26 Jul 2012 11:21 GMT
It is the first time that stocks have remained below 18 million barrels for two consecutive weeks since January.

Bunker prices set to surge in Uruguay
25 Jul 2012 20:08 GMT
Significant increases to be seen at the end of the week with MGO rising the most, by $75 per tonne.

First delivery of Mobilgard 570 in Shanghai
25 Jul 2012 14:11 GMT
ExxonMobil completes the first bulk delivery of Mobilgard 570 cylinder oil in Shanghai.

Libya: 3 days' notice for deliveries during Ramadan
20 Jul 2012 13:51 GMT
Bunker buyers are reminded that a minimum of 3 working days' notice will be required for bunker deliveries up until August 18.

Highest middle distillate stocks in two months
19 Jul 2012 14:10 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates rise for the second consecutive week in Singapore.

Fuel oil stocks plummet 16 percent in Singapore
19 Jul 2012 13:44 GMT
Inventory levels in Singapore have fallen by 26.7 percent in only two weeks.

Bunkers International launches bunker tanker
17 Jul 2012 18:39 GMT
Vessel will supply LSFO, HSFO and MGO at a number of locations along the north Colombian coastline.

New IFO supplier in Georgia
17 Jul 2012 15:12 GMT
Supplier says it will shortly commence selling intermediate fuel oil in Georgian ports.

Fujairah ships Abu Dhabi pipeline cargo
17 Jul 2012 08:37 GMT
Half a million barrels of oil are pumped from Abu Dhabi to Fujairah and shipped to Pakistan.

Hambantota bunkering to begin in October
17 Jul 2012 06:07 GMT
SLPA looks set to commence bunkering operations at Hambantota within the next three months.

Singapore's first commercial delivery using mass flow metering system
13 Jul 2012 09:56 GMT
ExxonMobil is the first supplier to use a mass flow metering system for a commercial delivery in Singapore.

Largest rise in middle distillate stocks since November
12 Jul 2012 11:44 GMT
Inventories of middle distillates rise by 15 percent in Singapore.

Singapore: Second-largest decline in fuel oil stocks this year
12 Jul 2012 11:24 GMT
Fuel oil inventory levels plummet 12.7 percent in Singapore.

Port of Rotterdam announces new COO
10 Jul 2012 16:06 GMT
Former 'Port Man of the Year' Ronald Paul is due to commence his new role as COO in September.

Baltic to set the benchmark for LNG bunkering
09 Jul 2012 06:46 GMT
Baltic ports look set to play an important role in the development of LNG bunkering.

Singapore fuel oil stocks surge 3 million barrels
05 Jul 2012 14:03 GMT
Fuel oil inventory levels rise to their highest in over 2 years in Singapore.

New York shore power by 2014
04 Jul 2012 10:32 GMT
Funding approved for the completion of a cruise ship shore power facility in New York.

Rotterdam 380-cst down 11.6% in June
02 Jul 2012 14:17 GMT
Monthly 380-cst average plummets $74 per tonne at Europe's leading bunker port.





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