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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - September 2014

Asia & Oceania News - September 2014

Vale 'hoping' to convert VLOCs to LNG
29 Sep 2014 14:51 GMT
Brazilian mining giant says it is looking to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and to run its 'Valemax' ships on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Gulf Petrochem acquires bitumen plant in India
26 Sep 2014 09:27 GMT
UAE-headquartered firm expands its portfolio with the purchase of Shell's bitumen facility in Gujarat.

Base oil plant launched to meet demand for premium lubricants in Asia
25 Sep 2014 12:12 GMT
13,000-barrel-per-day manufacturing plant has been built to meet the rise in demand in Asia for higher-quality lubricants requiring Group II and Group III base oils for blending.

Michael Matern Hedager rejoins Dan-Bunkering as Head of Trading in Dubai
25 Sep 2014 08:21 GMT
Experienced trader is described as "the perfect match" to head Dan-Bunkering's trading department in Dubai.

Korean suppliers in rare fuel oil import grab
24 Sep 2014 14:51 GMT
Suppliers resort to importing fuel oil following a drop in refinery run rates and a rise in asphalt production.

Trader resigns from Singapore bunker firm after decade-long stint
24 Sep 2014 11:02 GMT
Experienced trader leaves Singapore company after 10 years.

Dan-Bunkering hires trader in Dubai
23 Sep 2014 13:34 GMT
Former OW Bunker trader joins another Danish firm with an office in the United Arab Emirates.

Chinese fuel oil firm's 'bank accounts have been frozen'
22 Sep 2014 08:57 GMT
Market source claims fuel oil seller is in debt dispute and parent company is looking to sell 20 percent stake.

Membrane containment technology chosen for six VLECs
18 Sep 2014 08:45 GMT
Very large ethane carriers (VLECs) are scheduled to be delivered between 2016 and 2017.

Chimbusco posts rise in H1 net profit
17 Sep 2014 11:37 GMT
Net profit results revealed for the first six months of 2014.

Hong Kong storm signal downgraded; bunkering remains suspended
16 Sep 2014 07:41 GMT
Storm Signal 3 in place as local winds are said to be 'moderating gradually'.

Dual-fuel engine for Queensland Curtis LNG ships
15 Sep 2014 13:18 GMT
Dual-fuel diesel-electric (DFDE) propulsion solution to be used by four LNG carriers supporting the shipment of cargoes from the world's first project to turn gas from coal seams into LNG.

Singapore bunker sales rise for second month
15 Sep 2014 07:45 GMT
Accumulated sales (28,175,800 tonnes) are higher than in 2013 for only the second time this year during the month of August.

Approval in principle for gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design
11 Sep 2014 14:11 GMT
'Innovative and novel' LNG carrier design gets green light.

Approval in principle for UASC 'LNG Ready' mega box ships
11 Sep 2014 13:01 GMT
Approval in principle (AIP), recognizes the technical feasibility of the liquefied natual gas (LNG) fuel system design for the A14 and A18 series of container vessels.

Rosmorport seals marine lubricants contract
10 Sep 2014 12:45 GMT
Two-year deal covers the delivery of marine lubricants to the world's largest icebreaker fleet, operated by Rosmorport.

Fujairah storage terminal gets ISO certification
10 Sep 2014 09:12 GMT
Gulf Petrochem's oil terminal is awarded ISO certification for achieving global standards in its quality management, safety management, occupational health and environmental management policies.

SGMF global launch confirmed for SIBCON
03 Sep 2014 13:23 GMT
The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) is to 'formally launch', globally, at the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON).

OW Bunker: Delivery time down 50% with Coriolis flow meter
03 Sep 2014 06:37 GMT
OW Bunker says it has delivered 'significant' time and cost savings for clients with the use of an MPA-approved Coriolis flow meter in Singapore.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
01 Sep 2014 14:07 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

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