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Home » News » Services, Products & Technology - Q4 2014


Services, Products & Technology - Q4 2014

US government grants pollution law exemption to Royal Caribbean
30 Dec 2014 23:13 GMT
Cruise line is given time to develop and install scrubbers on 13 of its ships.

New fuel changeover calculator launched
30 Dec 2014 22:33 GMT
Lloyd's Register's new calculator has been designed to cater for the new 0.1% sulphur requirement in Emission Control Areas.

Sulphur content detector installed in Gothenburg
29 Dec 2014 15:18 GMT
'Sniffer' technology is said to be able to detect ships burning fuel with a sulphur content exceeding 0.1 percent.

Royal Caribbean to retrofit 19 ships with scrubbers
23 Dec 2014 16:21 GMT
Advanced emissions purification (AEP) systems will remove more than 97% of the sulphur dioxide emissions generated by the ships' diesel engines, says cruise operator.

Aegean to commence offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico
23 Dec 2014 10:42 GMT
Bunker firm says it has assumed the contracts for two ocean-going bunkering tankers previously under charter to OW Bunker.

Marine fuel and MARPOL Annex VI programmes launched
19 Dec 2014 14:40 GMT
Programmes are designed to help ship owners meet tighter fuel and emission controls.

Fuel savings convince K Line to expand use of ClassNK-NAPA GREEN
18 Dec 2014 15:12 GMT
Three additional vessels to be fitted with the software in June 2015.

Project to develop exhaust gas cleaning system
18 Dec 2014 14:33 GMT
Project partners intend to develop an exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) that can be used to control sulphur oxide (SOx) emissions outside Emission Control Areas (ECAs).

Neste Oil starts selling 0.1% DMB MDO
16 Dec 2014 12:52 GMT
Finnish firm introduces new MDO product ahead of new Emission Control Area (ECA) regulations in January.

Shell's technical service team for lubricants customers
11 Dec 2014 11:56 GMT
Oil major says the importance of technical service is 'increasingly crucial' with slow steaming, new environmental regulations and the upcoming change in fuel sulphur limits.

Aegean confirms plans to start LA supply operation in Q1 2015
10 Dec 2014 00:19 GMT
Bunker firm says it bought 28,567 tonnes of fuel and tied up storage contract for $11 millon at OW Bunker auction.

Aegean snaps up OW fuel, LA storage - supply operation imminent?
09 Dec 2014 16:12 GMT
According to reports, Aegean has bought 150,000 barrels of fuel in auction and secured a storage contract in Los Angeles.

Eco Marine Power signs agreement with Triad
09 Dec 2014 12:55 GMT
Range of services to be offered to shipping firms looking to include renewable energy solutions as part of their strategy to cut fuel costs and emissions.

0.1% ECA-compliant fuel now available in Southern U.S.
09 Dec 2014 07:56 GMT
Atlantic Gulf Bunkering says it expects to have the product ready for delivery by December 12.

New role for Murray Bishop as GAC's go-to man for superyacht services
04 Dec 2014 13:51 GMT
Superyacht Services Manager is to serve as a single point of contact for GAC's superyacht clients.

Cockett opens office in Istanbul
01 Dec 2014 00:45 GMT
Second office launched in South Europe in less than five months.

Endofa pulls plug on Oleum joint venture
26 Nov 2014 21:15 GMT
Bunker firm says it has 'returned to its core business' after ending its joint venture with Dan-Bunkering.

Guidelines for 2015 low sulphur compliance released
25 Nov 2014 16:31 GMT
Document provides regulatory overview, describes potential difficulties with the fuel changeover procedure and looks at which technologies can best help vessels fulfil the new requirements.

Shell launches Naturelle S4 stern tube Fluid 100 to meet US EPA regulations
20 Nov 2014 17:37 GMT
Shell Naturelle range of products enables ships entering US waters to comply with the revised 2013 Vessel General Permit, oil major says.

ExxonMobil launches Mobilgard 410 NC marine engine oil
20 Nov 2014 16:58 GMT
New 'zinc-free' oil is designed to maximize the performance of medium- and high-speed engines.

Wartsila dual-fuel engines to power icebreaking LNG carriers
11 Nov 2014 12:03 GMT
Vessels are due to be used to serve the Yamal LNG project in Northern Russia.

GAC launches 24x7 help desk service
10 Nov 2014 18:31 GMT
'It's yet another example of how we strive to deliver our clients' strategies,' says IT service delivery manager.

IBIA to offer first Singapore MPA-accredited mass flow meter course
07 Nov 2014 11:10 GMT
MPA-accredited course is due to be held later this month in Singapore.

Fishing vessels to feature 'fuel-efficient' propulsion equipment
30 Oct 2014 15:02 GMT
Lunar Fishing vessels to incorporate integrated propulsion system producing 'fuel cost savings and greater operating efficiency'.

GAC launches HullWiper at Sohar
29 Oct 2014 15:00 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle has been extended to a fourth port in the Middle East.

Wärtsilä to supply 'highly efficient' integrated propulsion
29 Oct 2014 14:46 GMT
Integrated propulsion system is designed to ensure maximum efficiency with low fuel consumption.

PDVSA gauges customer interest in offshore Curaçao and Bonaire deliveries
29 Oct 2014 13:02 GMT
Bunker supplier follows up last month's Bonaire request with offshore enquiry.

Exhaust gas cleaning systems for two medium-range tankers
27 Oct 2014 11:30 GMT
Norwegian firm selected to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems for two vessels owned by oil major.

Quadrise announces financial results
21 Oct 2014 10:02 GMT
Emulsion fuel oil firm announces its results for the year ended 30 June 2014.

Guidelines for exhaust gas cleaning systems released
17 Oct 2014 13:35 GMT
Guidelines cover the relevant safety requirements and other information related to the installation and operation of exhaust gas cleaning systems.

New ECA Compliance tool showcased at SIBCON
16 Oct 2014 11:32 GMT
Application is designed to provide ship operators with the required information for continuous compliance with 2015 emission control area (ECA) regulations.

Membrane tank technology ordered for two LNG carriers
14 Oct 2014 13:31 GMT
Technology is said to offer an optimized daily boil-off rate and help achieve fuel savings.

Four dual-fuel engines ordered for BW Group vessels
14 Oct 2014 12:42 GMT
LNG carriers are to be built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

New bunker supplier at San Andrés Island
09 Oct 2014 10:12 GMT
Bunker firm begins carrying out deliveries at Caribbean island, located approximately 230 kilometres east of Nicaragua.

Shell launches marine lubricants app
08 Oct 2014 12:41 GMT
New app is designed to enable customers to track their marine lubricant orders.

Mobil SHC Aware hydraulic oils approved by Eaton Corporation and Parker Hannifin Denison
07 Oct 2014 08:55 GMT
Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EAL) are designed to optimize the performance of hydraulic systems.

Disposal costs minimized by processing oil sludge on board
06 Oct 2014 14:38 GMT
System is said to efficiently process oil and water-containing sludges on board.

Cat fines separated 'more effectively than ever before'
06 Oct 2014 11:52 GMT
Product is said to be able to separate catalyst residues (cat fines) from fuel 'extremely efficiently and reliably'.

$6 million order for exhaust gas cleaning systems
06 Oct 2014 10:10 GMT
Delivery is scheduled for 2015 and 2016.





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