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Americas News - December 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.

Fog halts Houston Channel ship traffic
30 Dec 2014 07:32 GMT
Vessels were stopped from transiting the Houston Ship Channel yesterday due to adverse weather conditions.

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.

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.

Carnival's annual bunker costs down $175 million
22 Dec 2014 09:43 GMT
Cruise operator consumed 72,000 tonnes less fuel and recorded a $40 decrease in the average fuel cost per metric tonne during its last fiscal year.

Construction of second LNG-conversion-ready tanker under way
19 Dec 2014 17:02 GMT
Vessel is second of five LNG-converstion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

Glander International Bunkering hires ex-OW staff, moves to new Rio office
17 Dec 2014 07:36 GMT
Team is to be headed by former OW Bunker managing director Flavio Ribeiro.

USCG discusses LNG at marine fuels conference
16 Dec 2014 17:41 GMT
Lieutenant commander Anthony Hillenbrand was a speaker and panelist at the event.

Licensing agreement for use of LNG containment technology
12 Dec 2014 16:40 GMT
Braemar Shipping Services subsidiary agrees deal to use NASSCO's intellectual property in the design and construction of LNG containment systems.

Muhamed Dennaoui rejoins Curoil's bunker team
12 Dec 2014 14:03 GMT
Dennaoui had left to work in another area of the organization in November 2012.

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.

Project to focus on developing LNG bunkering simulation tools
11 Dec 2014 10:36 GMT
Joint initiative aims to develop practical simulation tools to improve LNG bunkering safety training.

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.

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.

World Fuel Services sells interests in crude oil JVs
08 Dec 2014 15:46 GMT
Subsidiary Petroleum Transport Solutions sells its crude oil joint venture interests to Dakota Plains Holdings.

Petrobras HQ to close early due to 'internal event'
08 Dec 2014 12:30 GMT
Brazilian supplier's headquarters will be closed from 12:00 p.m. on December 9.

Former OW Bunker trader joins Glander International Bunkering
01 Dec 2014 11:09 GMT
Carolina Herrera was previously employed at OW Bunker Panama.

Aegean CEO to present at New York event
01 Dec 2014 11:08 GMT
E. Nikolas Tavlarios is due to present at energy conference in New York this week.

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