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Home » News » Port News - Q3 2014


Port News - Q3 2014

Chemgas reinforces position with dual-fuel LNG-powered tanker
29 Sep 2014 16:31 GMT
Vessel's 'unique' dual-fuel system is positioned below decks in the cargo area to improve vessel safety.

Antwerp consults potential users on LNG bunkering facility
22 Sep 2014 16:34 GMT
Port authority says it wants to "take maximum account of the preferences of potential customers" as it encourages them to fill in a questionnaire.

Investor buys stake in Cape Town fuel terminal company
19 Sep 2014 16:11 GMT
Cape Town facility is to be used for the storage and distribution of locally produced and imported fuels.

PDVSA looks at supplying international clients in Bonaire
19 Sep 2014 12:08 GMT
Bunker supplier requests feedback from clients as it looks to start delivering marine fuel to customers at the Caribbean island of Bonaire.

Hovensa refinery sale agreed 'in principle'
17 Sep 2014 14:53 GMT
Unnamed 'U.S.' buyer is required to negotiate an operating agreement with the U.S. Virgin Islands government before the deal can go through.

Corpus Christi marine terminal deal completed
17 Sep 2014 13:04 GMT
Terminal complex is expected to provide around 5.6 million barrels of liquid petroleum product storage upon completion of the initial development phase.

Blyth tank painting under way as project nears completion
16 Sep 2014 12:14 GMT
Tanks are painted 'gleaming white' as marine fuel storage project progresses towards completion.

Hong Kong storm signal downgraded; bunkering remains suspended
16 Sep 2014 07:41 GMT
Storm Signal 3 in place as local winds are said to be 'moderating gradually'.

Istanbul supplier ready to capitalize on rise in large-sized enquiries
15 Sep 2014 17:21 GMT
Physical supplier issues "biggest bunker barge" in Istanbul reminder following rise in large-sized enquiries and increase in sales.

Singapore bunker sales rise for second month
15 Sep 2014 07:45 GMT
Accumulated sales (28,175,800 tonnes) are higher than in 2013 for only the second time this year during the month of August.

Fujairah storage terminal gets ISO certification
10 Sep 2014 09:12 GMT
Gulf Petrochem's oil terminal is awarded ISO certification for achieving global standards in its quality management, safety management, occupational health and environmental management policies.

Bureau Veritas to class first LNG bunker barge
09 Sep 2014 12:53 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to operate from the Fluxys LNG Terminal in Zeebrugge, initially supplying LNG fuel to the fleet of United European Car Carriers (UECC).

LNG Hybrid Barge launched
08 Sep 2014 16:33 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to carry out its first delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a cruise ship after naming ceremony in October.

OW Bunker: Delivery time down 50% with Coriolis flow meter
03 Sep 2014 06:37 GMT
OW Bunker says it has delivered 'significant' time and cost savings for clients with the use of an MPA-approved Coriolis flow meter in Singapore.

Lowest Rotterdam 380 cSt average since June 2012
01 Sep 2014 11:35 GMT
Rotterdam's monthly 380 cSt average declined by $11 in August.

Fujairah 380 cSt down $7 in August
29 Aug 2014 12:45 GMT
380 cSt monthly average records most significant decrease in three months at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Singapore 380 cSt average falls $5 in August
29 Aug 2014 12:23 GMT
The average price of Singapore's best-selling fuel grade falls to its lowest level since April.

Storm surge halts Long Beach vessel operations
28 Aug 2014 07:34 GMT
Ship operations were suspended due to adverse weather conditions powered by Hurricane Marie.

Statoil in Klaipeda LNG supply deal
22 Aug 2014 08:44 GMT
Statoil to supply 950,000 cubic metres of LNG per year to Klaipeda terminal. Contract provides 'possibilities' for LNG reloading.

Salalah fuel storage project update
21 Aug 2014 15:39 GMT
Update on the progress of the $75 million fuel bunkering project in Oman.

Bunker tanker to undergo modernization in Bulgaria
21 Aug 2014 13:16 GMT
Vessel has been sent to the MTG-Dolphin shipyard in Varna.

Bunker firm in Novorossiysk oil spill exercise
21 Aug 2014 11:48 GMT
Oil spill response exercise was held on August 14 in Novorossiysk.

More than 1 million tonnes supplied by ExxonMobil via MPA-approved mass flow metering system
20 Aug 2014 12:35 GMT
Oil major reaches milestone in the delivery of marine fuel using the MPA-approved mass flow metering system.

MPA urges shipping community to comply with MEPC 66 requirements
20 Aug 2014 10:38 GMT
Shipping community is urged to prepare for the implementation of IMO resolutions and to comply with the requirements on or before their entry into force.

Hamburg achieves record cargo handling result
19 Aug 2014 14:32 GMT
Cargo handling up 6.6 percent during the first six months of 2014.

Port of Rotterdam implements measures to prevent delays
19 Aug 2014 10:42 GMT
New measures are focused on handling inland shipping traffic and are expected to free up quay and labour capacity in favour of sea-going vessels.

Aegean Fujairah storage facility update
15 Aug 2014 07:39 GMT
President confirms that Aegean is in the process of testing equipment and obtaining safety certificates and that it has arranged for a shipment of oil to arrive at its Fujairah facility.

Singapore: Month-on-month sales up, year-on-year volumes down
14 Aug 2014 13:31 GMT
Bunker volumes rise to their second highest level of the year in July, but sales figure is 2.1% lower than in 2013.

St. Petersburg: Supplier's second terminal berth in operation
12 Aug 2014 07:23 GMT
Fuel terminal is expected to be handling up to 4-5 million tonnes of oil products per annum by 2020.

OW Bunker and Petrocosta enter strategic partnership in Colombia
11 Aug 2014 12:04 GMT
Petrocosta to handle sourcing, blending and storage while OW Bunker will be responsible for sales and marketing.

Florida bunker storage up for grabs
08 Aug 2014 16:31 GMT
Bunker fuel storage capacity has been available since the start of June.

MOL wins eco awards in California
06 Aug 2014 13:36 GMT
Shipping firm receives Green Flag Award and Vessel Speed Reduction Award from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

PDVSA conducts Puerto Cabello barge delivery poll
05 Aug 2014 07:18 GMT
Supplier requests feedback from clients regarding the idea of re-establishing a bunker barge service at Puerto Cabello.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
04 Aug 2014 11:45 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Fujairah 380 cSt dips $6 in July
31 Jul 2014 14:28 GMT
380 cSt monthly average records first decline since April at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Singapore 380 cSt average down 1.8% in July
31 Jul 2014 14:04 GMT
The average price of Singapore's best-selling fuel grade falls by the most significant margin since March.

MPA issues mandatory mass flow metering circular
29 Jul 2014 07:55 GMT
MPA will be mandating the use of a mass flow metering system for bunker deliveries in Singapore from 1 January 2017.

Reducing fuel costs by minimizing 'non-standard behaviour'
24 Jul 2014 08:05 GMT
Study examines the reduction of emissions and fuel consumption by minimizing unnecessary delays and optimizing traffic flows.

BP pulls out of Algeciras - source
23 Jul 2014 11:51 GMT
Oil major is reported to have ended the lease of a chartered delivery barge.

Site preparation begins at Puerto La Cruz refinery
23 Jul 2014 06:58 GMT
Puerto La Cruz Refinery Deep Conversion Project is scheduled to be completed within 12 months.

Goldman Sachs buys stake in Petlim port
22 Jul 2014 16:56 GMT
Investment banking firm secures 30 percent share in Turkey's largest integrated port for $250 million.

Antwerp terminal increases bunker storage capacity ahead of 2015 ECA regulations
18 Jul 2014 19:53 GMT
An extra 5,000 cubic metres of capacity for the storage of distillates and heavy fuel oil has been added.

Singapore: Fifth decline in bunker sales in six months
16 Jul 2014 19:48 GMT
Most significant decrease since February as bunker sales fall to their lowest level since March.

Gate Terminal awards EPC contract
16 Jul 2014 15:01 GMT
Contract covers engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Gate Terminal's jetty, loading facilities, boil-off gas compressors, connection to the LNG terminal and other facilities.

Boston dry dock spill, 'no oil in water'
11 Jul 2014 14:55 GMT
Approximately 11,000 gallons of oil is said to be self-contained in dry dock with no oil in the water.

Construction of Hamburg's third cruise terminal under way
11 Jul 2014 13:31 GMT
Groundbreaking ceremony took place in Steinwerder last week.

ExxonMobil launches ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50 Marine Fuel
09 Jul 2014 12:25 GMT
New marine fuel is designed to help ship operators comply with the new ECA 0.1% sulphur limit set to be introduced in January.

Decision to develop LNG break bulk infrastructure in Rotterdam
03 Jul 2014 13:21 GMT
New facility is expected to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel in the Netherlands and northwest Europe.

Rotterdam 380 cSt average up $11 in June
01 Jul 2014 11:30 GMT
Rotterdam's monthly 380 cSt average rises to its highest level since September.





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