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Home » News » Statistics, Research, Reports & Surveys - Q4 2014


Statistics, Research, Reports & Surveys - Q4 2014

ARB's guidance for complying with fuel regulations
29 Dec 2014 09:56 GMT
Advisory for owners or operators of ocean-going vessels visiting California ports.

New LNG marine fuel report released
24 Dec 2014 12:41 GMT
DNV GL has published a new 56-page report entitled 'LNG as ship fuel: The Future - Today'.

Investment firm raises Aegean price target
23 Dec 2014 18:23 GMT
Aegean Marine Petroleum shares today reached a 52-week high of $13.11.

First sub-$300 380 cSt quotes in Rotterdam since May 2009
19 Dec 2014 15:10 GMT
Suppliers quote 380 centistoke (cSt) product at below $300 per tonne for the first time in 67 months.

Shipping confidence at two-year low as concern mounts over regulation costs
12 Dec 2014 13:05 GMT
Survey reveals increasing concern about the high cost of achieving compliance with new regulations.

ABS releases guide for LNG-ready ships
11 Dec 2014 20:20 GMT
Guide is designed to help owners prepare newbuildings for future conversion to gas propulsion.

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
08 Dec 2014 08:16 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
05 Dec 2014 15:07 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Brent vs BIX price comparison
05 Dec 2014 14:23 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
04 Dec 2014 15:33 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

November bunker price volatility at second-highest level since May 2012
03 Dec 2014 12:53 GMT
Bunker price volatility analysis - November 2014.

Lowest Rotterdam 380 cSt monthly average since July 2010
03 Dec 2014 11:51 GMT
The 380 cSt average at Europe's biggest bunker port has plummeted 22.2 percent in just two months.

Monthly Fujairah 380 cSt average down 21.8% in two months
03 Dec 2014 11:04 GMT
The 380 cSt average at the Middle East's leading bunker port has fallen $128 since September

Lowest monthly global bunker average since December 2010
02 Dec 2014 16:44 GMT
Global bunker average records its biggest two-month decline since June 2012.

Singapore: lowest 380 cSt monthly average since October 2010
28 Nov 2014 11:04 GMT
Singapore's best-selling fuel grade falls $30 in November and is down $106 in two months.

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.

Carnival cuts CO2 emission rate by 20 percent
21 Nov 2014 17:05 GMT
Cruise operator meets corporate goal to reduce its rate of CO2 emissions by 20 percent - a year ahead of schedule.

Couche-Tard subsidiary tops list of 100 OW Bunker creditors
20 Nov 2014 15:18 GMT
100 firms are said to be owed almost $678 million. Top 20 companies make up 52.3 percent (over $354 million) of the total.

Singapore: month-on-month sales up, year-on-year volumes down
17 Nov 2014 17:38 GMT
Bunker sales in October were 2 percent higher than the previous month but 4.9 percent lower than in October 2013.

Carnival's annual bunker consumption could reach 3.5 million tonnes by 2016
07 Nov 2014 16:28 GMT
World's largest cruise company plans to increase its fleet capacity by almost 10 percent by 2016.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
05 Nov 2014 14:29 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
05 Nov 2014 14:08 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Brent vs BIX price comparison
04 Nov 2014 13:24 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

October was the most volatile month since May 2012
04 Nov 2014 12:03 GMT
Bunker price volatility analysis - October 2014.

Lowest monthly Rotterdam 380 cSt average since November 2010
04 Nov 2014 11:40 GMT
Rotterdam's monthly 380 cSt average was $65 lower in October - the biggest decrease since June 2012.

Fujairah records lowest 380 cSt average in 46 months
04 Nov 2014 08:26 GMT
380 cSt monthly average declines by 13.8 percent to lowest level since December 2010.

First sub-$500 Singapore 380 cst monthly average since Dec 2010
03 Nov 2014 14:49 GMT
Singapore's best-selling fuel grade also records its most significant monthly decline since June 2012.

Lowest monthly global bunker average since Jan 2011
03 Nov 2014 13:18 GMT
Lowest figure in 45 months as global bunker average records its biggest monthly decline since June 2012.

APEC awards LNG fuel research contract
30 Oct 2014 10:28 GMT
The main aim of the research programme is to gain a further understanding of the potential for LNG-fuelled vessels.

Survey: Vessel operating costs expected to rise over the next two years
27 Oct 2014 15:02 GMT
Several respondents did note, however, that reductions in oil prices were likely to result in reduced operating and voyage expenses, respectively, in terms of lubes and fuel.

Fuel oil availability guidelines released
24 Oct 2014 13:16 GMT
Guidelines are designed to provide advice on the implementation of Reg. 18 of Chapter III of Annex VI of MARPOL on Fuel Oil Availability.

Andatee shares downgraded to 'sell'
22 Oct 2014 14:18 GMT
Shares of Chinese bunker supplier are downgraded due to "disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins".

Glycerine a 'viable, extremely clean alternative marine fuel'
22 Oct 2014 09:12 GMT
Project concludes that glycerine is a 'technically feasible very low emissions alternative fuel in the marine market'.

Seattle cruise ship calls 20% lower than in 2010
17 Oct 2014 14:23 GMT
Cruise bunkering takes a hit as cruise ship calls fall by 4% in 2014 - and are 20% lower than in 2010.

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.

Singapore: Lowest accumulated bunker sales since 2010
16 Oct 2014 09:15 GMT
Monthly bunker volumes drop to their lowest level since June as accumulated sales for the year so far fall below levels recorded in 2013, 2012 and 2011.

Lubmarine-sponsored research project completed
13 Oct 2014 14:37 GMT
10,000-kilometre kayak project involved research on toxic algae and noise pollution in the Mediterranean.

Fujairah 380 cSt quotes as low as $500
10 Oct 2014 12:18 GMT
Aggressive pricing at the Middle East's leading bunker port as prices plummet.

Rotterdam 380 cSt quotes below $500 for first time in 45 months
10 Oct 2014 10:12 GMT
Suppliers quoting sub-$500 per tonne levels today as prices tumble at Europe's leading bunker port.

Bunker Index (BIX) statistical summary
03 Oct 2014 14:45 GMT
Key monthly Bunker Index (BIX) data provided in price summary.

WTI vs BIX price comparison
03 Oct 2014 11:41 GMT
Analysis of WTI crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Brent vs BIX price comparison
03 Oct 2014 07:58 GMT
Analysis of Brent crude vs the BIX global bunker price.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
03 Oct 2014 07:28 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Study: Small decline in ship operating costs in 2013
02 Oct 2014 14:18 GMT
Crew costs was the only category to show an increase over the 12-month period.

Lowest monthly Rotterdam 380 cSt average since January 2011
02 Oct 2014 13:32 GMT
Rotterdam's monthly 380 cSt average was $18 lower in September - the biggest decrease in 17 months.

Fourth quarter oil market report released
02 Oct 2014 12:21 GMT
Report includes a price forecast for the main fuel products.

Bunker price volatility at highest level in 17 months
01 Oct 2014 13:02 GMT
Bunker price volatility analysis - September 2014.





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