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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - October 2014

Asia & Oceania News - October 2014

UASC has no plans to build LNG bunkering station, says CEO
30 Oct 2014 15:42 GMT
Jørn Hinge says UASC will continue to explore areas of cooperation, but is not looking to develop LNG bunkering facilities.

APEC awards LNG fuel research contract
30 Oct 2014 10:28 GMT
The main aim of the research programme is to gain a further understanding of the potential for LNG-fuelled vessels.

GAC launches HullWiper at Sohar
29 Oct 2014 15:00 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle has been extended to a fourth port in the Middle East.

Exhaust gas cleaning systems for two medium-range tankers
27 Oct 2014 11:30 GMT
Norwegian firm selected to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems for two vessels owned by oil major.

Andatee shares downgraded to 'sell'
22 Oct 2014 14:18 GMT
Shares of Chinese bunker supplier are downgraded due to "disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins".

Samsung Engineering aims to become 'major LNG market player'
22 Oct 2014 12:33 GMT
South Korean firm says it is preparing for the future as demand for natural gas continues to grow.

Four ports discuss harmonizing LNG bunkering standards and procedures
20 Oct 2014 07:31 GMT
The ports of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Zeebrugge and Singapore participated in an LNG focus group last week.

Guidelines for exhaust gas cleaning systems released
17 Oct 2014 13:35 GMT
Guidelines cover the relevant safety requirements and other information related to the installation and operation of exhaust gas cleaning systems.

Oil spill exercise in Singapore
17 Oct 2014 07:22 GMT
Oil pollution exercise held in conjunction with SIBCON 2014 event.

New ECA Compliance tool showcased at SIBCON
16 Oct 2014 11:32 GMT
Application is designed to provide ship operators with the required information for continuous compliance with 2015 emission control area (ECA) regulations.

Singapore: Lowest accumulated bunker sales since 2010
16 Oct 2014 09:15 GMT
Monthly bunker volumes drop to their lowest level since June as accumulated sales for the year so far fall below levels recorded in 2013, 2012 and 2011.

Dynamic Oil Trading appoints Russian bunker trader
16 Oct 2014 07:28 GMT
Former Gazpromneft Marine Bunker trader joins Dynamic Oil Trading's Singapore office.

'Global launch' of the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)
15 Oct 2014 13:10 GMT
SGMF celebrates its 'official global launch' at SIBCON 2014.

Port of Singapore introduces new initiatives at SIBCON
15 Oct 2014 08:19 GMT
New measures are designed to improve fuel quality, ensure product availability and prepare Singapore for LNG bunkering.

Four dual-fuel engines ordered for BW Group vessels
14 Oct 2014 12:42 GMT
LNG carriers are to be built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

Gas handling systems chosen for world's largest ethane carriers
13 Oct 2014 13:45 GMT
Very large ethane carriers (VLECs) are scheduled to be delivered between 2016 and 2017.

Fujairah 380 cSt quotes as low as $500
10 Oct 2014 12:18 GMT
Aggressive pricing at the Middle East's leading bunker port as prices plummet.

Busan 380 cSt price plummets 5.6% in a week
10 Oct 2014 11:31 GMT
Bunker prices nosedive at South Korea's leading bunker port.

Gulf Petrochem makes open offer to Sah Petroleums Ltd shareholders
09 Oct 2014 08:57 GMT
UAE-headquartered firm aims to acquire an additional 26 percent of lubricant manufacturer's share capital.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
03 Oct 2014 07:28 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Shenzhen praised for fuel switch scheme
02 Oct 2014 10:45 GMT
New voluntary scheme means that ship operators will receive a subsidy for switching to fuel with a lower sulphur content.

KPI Bridge Oil appoints MD in Singapore
01 Oct 2014 11:03 GMT
New managing director, Mark Emmett, says he is looking forward to "leading the future expansion of our business in Asia".

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