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Home » News » Americas News - May 2010

Americas News - May 2010

World’s most energy-efficient cruise ship
26 May 2010 07:14 GMT
Vessel is said to consume 30 percent less energy than comparable ships thanks to energy-efficient technologies.

NuStar Energy acquires Asphalt Holdings
25 May 2010 19:46 GMT
Acquired operations include three terminals with 1.8 million barrel capacity to store crude oil, fuel oil, diesel and asphalt.

Cruise line wins eco-award
25 May 2010 05:47 GMT
Cruise line ships win annual award for their 'outstanding record' in safeguarding the environment.

Long Beach RFP to develop liquid bulk terminal
24 May 2010 17:42 GMT
Californian port issues amended proposal for the development of a marine liquid bulk terminal.

Magellan selected to build Port Everglades terminal
20 May 2010 06:56 GMT
Committee selects Oklahoma firm to construct bunker storage facility in Port Everglades.

COPEC acquires indirect stake in Terpel
19 May 2010 15:32 GMT
COPEC in agreement to acquire 47.2% stake in the company that controls Colombian supplier Terpel.

Fuel oil removed from vessel off St. Lucia
19 May 2010 13:27 GMT
Salvage firm says it has successfully removed 230 tonnes of fuel from a submerged vessel off St. Lucia.

Aegean announces offering of common stock
18 May 2010 00:41 GMT
Shareholder offers 4 million shares of common stock in an underwritten public offering.

Cruise line wins award for reducing consumption
17 May 2010 07:11 GMT
Holland America Line gets award in recognition of its efforts to cut fuel consumption and emissions.

New cold ironing system launched
14 May 2010 07:42 GMT
New system is said to be a cost-competitive alternative to current freightliner cold ironing systems.

MOL ups BAF on US and South African trades
12 May 2010 09:46 GMT
Shipper to increase surcharge on trades to the United States and South Africa via Europe from next month.

Fuel quality warning in US Gulf
11 May 2010 10:07 GMT
Alert service says it has received reports of fuel pump sticking and engine problems.

APL launches eco-website
11 May 2010 07:29 GMT
New website highlights initiatives undertaken by APL to reduce air emissions.

Bominflot appoints US President
10 May 2010 08:21 GMT
New President and Chief Executive Officer of Bominflot's US-based companies is appointed.

GAC sets up energy specialist arm in Houston
07 May 2010 11:32 GMT
Business launch delivers boost to GAC's bunker supply and ship agency services in the Americas.

Bunker Index expands Argentina price service
06 May 2010 13:55 GMT
Daily price service for the Argentina bunker market is expanded with the addition of 12 delivery locations.

Bunker Index increases Chilean price coverage
06 May 2010 09:51 GMT
Daily price assessments launched for 16 Chilean bunker ports.

Bunker Index adds prices for 18 Brazilian ports
06 May 2010 09:22 GMT
Brazilian price coverage is increased with the addition of prices for 18 ports.

WFS posts 30.6 percent rise in Q1 net income
05 May 2010 06:39 GMT
World Fuel Services records a US$7.9 million year-on-year increase in net income during the first quarter.

Petrobras announces new BDN procedure
04 May 2010 18:26 GMT
Brazilian supplier says it will state the 'actual sulphur content' of products in its Bunker Delivery Notes.

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