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Home » News » Americas News - April 2009

Americas News - April 2009

Port incentive scheme may boost bunker sales
29 Apr 2009 09:52 GMT
New one-year program aims to raise cargo volumes via incentive payments to ocean carriers.

New terminal provides shore power to two ships at once
29 Apr 2009 08:21 GMT
Facility offers new 'cold ironing' options to cruise ships during the 2009 season.

Port Commission considers emission reduction grant
28 Apr 2009 08:08 GMT
Meeting to be held today to evaluate grant request to help reduce air emissions at U.S. port.

Matson: First fuel fee rise since August '08
27 Apr 2009 13:57 GMT
Ocean shipper raises bunker surcharge as a result of the recent rise in fuel-related costs.

New York Shipping Association wins eco-award
27 Apr 2009 09:48 GMT
EPA presents award in recognition of green initiatives undertaken over the past 10 years.

Shipper posts $10m loss despite drop in fuel costs
24 Apr 2009 18:47 GMT
Decline in operating revenue was mainly due to reduced fuel surcharges, says US firm.

OW Bunker launches Latin American purchasing desk
23 Apr 2009 13:03 GMT
Copenhagen office to provide support for its European customers in the Latin American market.

New bunkering opportunities for Seattle
23 Apr 2009 08:09 GMT
Joint service between CMA CGM and Maersk Line will begin calling at the port in June.

'Fuel-saving' engine gets ABS certification
22 Apr 2009 09:39 GMT
Manufacturer says new engine offers average fuel savings of 9 percent.

MOL adds Jaxport service
20 Apr 2009 17:36 GMT
Direct export service aims to provide exporters with cost-effective transportation options.

Coast Guard investigates fuel spill
20 Apr 2009 09:45 GMT
Absorbent boom is placed around partially-submerged vessel to prevent further discharge.

Bunker fuel removed as vessel hits bridge
20 Apr 2009 08:08 GMT
1300 gallons of diesel fuel removed from grounded vessel in California.

Los Angeles oil terminal gets go-ahead
17 Apr 2009 10:17 GMT
New bunkering opportunities beckon for LA following approval of oil import terminal.

Bominflot to build four new tank barges
16 Apr 2009 08:34 GMT
Supplier announces plans to expand its delivery capabilities in US Gulf.

Bominflot expands Panama operations
16 Apr 2009 07:54 GMT
Supplier offers bunkering services on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal.

Bunker spill in Hawaii
13 Apr 2009 12:45 GMT
US Coast Guard responds to 250-gallon marine diesel spill.

Carnival to call at Seattle in 2010
09 Apr 2009 11:08 GMT
Further boost to bunker sales in Seattle with launch of new round-trip cruises.

Seattle cruise terminal to open in April
09 Apr 2009 09:43 GMT
Launch of new terminal bodes well for bunker sales at the West Coast port.

Concern raised over Antarctic fuel ban
08 Apr 2009 11:10 GMT
Falkland Islands concern over impact of new IMO draft amendment on cruise industry.

EGCSA hails US-Canadian ECA proposal
07 Apr 2009 13:32 GMT
Association says ECA plan is an opportunity for shipping to incorporate abatement technologies.

US firms enter into emissions product agreement
07 Apr 2009 08:09 GMT
Exclusive distribution agreement is announced for evaporative emissions solution.

LA to offset 'cold ironing' consumption with new solar system
06 Apr 2009 17:18 GMT
Solar initiative to generate 10 megawatts of power as more ships plug into shoreside electricity.

Long Beach to review 'eco-project' in April
03 Apr 2009 08:04 GMT
Project proposes to use new technologies and cleaner fuels to cut ship emissions.

World Fuel Services completes TGS acquisition
02 Apr 2009 14:48 GMT
TGS Petroleum acquisition is part of WFS strategy to expand its wholesale distribution business, says COO.

Ferry line drops fuel surcharge
02 Apr 2009 09:43 GMT
Canadian firm decides to remove surcharge following a quarterly review of fuel costs.

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