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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - March 2009

Asia & Oceania News - March 2009

Former Chevron employee charged with corruption
27 Mar 2009 13:56 GMT
Ex-operations executive faces possible jail term if convicted of siphoning marine fuel.

UK firm announces revised BAF
26 Mar 2009 11:02 GMT
Bunker Adjustment Factor for Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea revealed.

Shipping firm apologises for fuel spill
26 Mar 2009 08:05 GMT
Letter of apology sent to Premier for 250-tonne bunker spill.

UAE refinery tender slated for June 2009
25 Mar 2009 17:25 GMT
Construction contract for bunker-producing refinery to be awarded after design phase ends in June.

UAE firm eyes refinery project savings
25 Mar 2009 13:19 GMT
State-owned company says it could save up to 40 percent on proposed capital costs.

Fujairah facility to be completed in 2011
25 Mar 2009 08:12 GMT
Chemoil provides estimated completion date for UAE terminal expansion project.

Singapore terminal expansion is completed
23 Mar 2009 11:08 GMT
Third expansion phase adds 270,000 cubic metres of storage capacity to Jurong Island terminal.

International Bunkering moves office
23 Mar 2009 09:48 GMT
Dubai-based firm says the move will enable it to expand its trading team in the future.

Fujairah bunker conference opens
23 Mar 2009 08:13 GMT
Marine fuels hub hosts the Sixth International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum.

Hyundai Oilbank signs fuel oil deal with ExxonMobil
19 Mar 2009 09:52 GMT
Refiner agrees $64 million high-sulphur fuel oil deal with U.S. oil major.

Japan proposes global bunker tax -source
18 Mar 2009 09:57 GMT
Levy plan includes the idea of refunding money to ships to improve their energy efficiency.

Swire Shipping denies accusations of 'lying'
17 Mar 2009 09:42 GMT
Ship operator denies that it lied about the amount of fuel lost in Moreton Bay incident.

New Oceania BAFs announced for April
16 Mar 2009 09:43 GMT
Shipping firm to implement new Bunker Adjustment Factor from next month.

Singapore bunker sales fall by 11.6 percent
16 Mar 2009 08:16 GMT
February volumes drop to levels below those recorded during the whole of 2008.

Falling container causes bunker leak
11 Mar 2009 09:41 GMT
Fuel spill incident reported as cargo ship loses 31 containers off Australia.

Maersk to raise bunker surcharges
10 Mar 2009 13:47 GMT
Increase affects trades from South America to the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent.

Iran secures fuel oil export deal
10 Mar 2009 08:06 GMT
Straight-run 280-centistoke cargo expected to be destined for Singapore.

Pakistan: HSFO imports skyrocket 133.8 percent
06 Mar 2009 10:01 GMT
Demand for high sulphur fuel oil rises to highest level since May 2007.

Thai fuel oil demand falls 25.6 percent
06 Mar 2009 08:08 GMT
Government data shows a drop in demand for oil products in January 2009.

COSCO Int'l acquires stake in bunker firm
05 Mar 2009 17:28 GMT
Company says deal is in line with strategy to expand its shipping services business.

IBME appoints Finance Manager
05 Mar 2009 09:22 GMT
Ex-Audit Manager joins Dubai-based bunker trading firm.

Japanese firm to store fuel oil in South Korea -sources
04 Mar 2009 16:27 GMT
Weak demand prompts trading house to lease storage tanks in Gyeonggi Province.

China: Fuel oil imports rise by 33 percent
04 Mar 2009 10:02 GMT
Half a million tonne increase in demand as stock levels begin to dwindle.

Fujairah expansion plans revealed
03 Mar 2009 09:44 GMT
Sharjah-based firm enters into lease agreement to build storage terminal.

MPA replies to concession queries
02 Mar 2009 13:30 GMT
Special Bunkering Anchorage Scheme query is also addressed.

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