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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - August 2016

Asia & Oceania News - August 2016

Naming ceremony for fuel-saving car carrier
25 Aug 2016 13:16 GMT
Vessel's hull has been optimised in order to combine high cargo capacity and low fuel consumption.

Shenzhen to implement 0.5% at-berth sulphur limit in October
25 Aug 2016 08:08 GMT
0.5% regulation will be obligatory for ships calling at key Chinese ECA ports in January 2017.

Gulf Petrochem secures deal to sell IPOL lubricants in UAE and Oman
23 Aug 2016 13:05 GMT
Sales target of 100 metric tonnes per month has been set for each market.

SGX and Baltic Exchange agree proposed acquisition terms
23 Aug 2016 03:37 GMT
Completion of the proposed acquisition is expected to occur towards the end of November, subject to approval.

MOL wins eco awards in California
22 Aug 2016 12:52 GMT
Shipping firm receives Green Flag Award and Vessel Speed Reduction Award from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

US Navy signs alternative fuel agreement with Queensland
22 Aug 2016 08:36 GMT
Cooperation on the research, development, supply and sale of alternative fuels.

Searights winding up hearing on Aug 26th
19 Aug 2016 15:16 GMT
Winding up petition was filed by Monjasa. United Overseas Bank is listed as creditor.

Panoil Petroleum founder resigns
18 Aug 2016 10:34 GMT
Roland Pang said he would use the break to re-evaluate his options.

Japan: fuel oil data for June
17 Aug 2016 08:42 GMT
Fuel oil exports, domestic sales, inventories and production data during the month of June.

New fuel tank can store up to five times more LNG
17 Aug 2016 00:04 GMT
New adjustable box-shaped tank is said to be able to carry up to 10,000 cubic metres of LNG.

Singapore government orders vessel tracking solution
16 Aug 2016 12:53 GMT
Tender to supply AIS vessel monitoring services was won by BigOceanData and Alltek Technology Singapore.

Singapore achieves best ever July bunker sales
15 Aug 2016 11:40 GMT
Port also records rolling three-month sales of above 12.5 million tonnes in three consecutive months for the first time.

Fuel-saving antifouling series to be showcased at SMM
12 Aug 2016 13:02 GMT
Japan's Choggoku Marine Paints says it will be promoting its Seaflo Neo Z series in Hamburg next month.

Bunker-saving emulsified fuel system installed on cruise ship
12 Aug 2016 11:43 GMT
Technology is said to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, clean the exhaust and improve the condition of the engine.

ExxonMobil launches second accredited MFM in Hong Kong
12 Aug 2016 07:53 GMT
Development follows the launch of Hong Kong's first independently accredited MFM in December.

Keel-laying ceremony for second LNG-powered ferry
10 Aug 2016 12:02 GMT
Catamaran ferries are due to serve the West Frisian Islands in 2018.

Quadrise to progress to combustion testing after signing Saudi Arabia MoU
10 Aug 2016 09:18 GMT
Trial to be carried out at refinery and power plant facilities in Saudi Arabia.

OOIL posts loss as low bunker prices 'provide some element of cushion'
09 Aug 2016 09:02 GMT
Parent company of OOCL reports loss of US$57.7 million during the first half of 2016.

Vitol offers lowest premium in BPC fuel oil tender - source
05 Aug 2016 11:23 GMT
Nine international trading firms are said to competing for 160,000-tonne fuel oil deal.

Ulsan inks LNG bunkering agreement
05 Aug 2016 10:14 GMT
Port Authority expects LNG bunkering project to generate growth for Ulsan.

Baltic Exchange to consult shareholders over SGX takeover offer
04 Aug 2016 11:42 GMT
Total minimum valuation, including final dividend to shareholders, is GBP 86.7 million, says Baltic Exchange.

EVOL LNG gets go-ahead to bunker at Fremantle
03 Aug 2016 14:37 GMT
LNG fuel to be sourced from EVOL LNG's Kwinana plant.

ANL revises bunker adjustment factor
03 Aug 2016 11:21 GMT
BAF applies to freight from Australia and New Zealand to Europe, Scandinavia and the Mediterranean.

New ECA guidelines for Chinese MSA officers
02 Aug 2016 09:25 GMT
Guidlines are designed to help Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) officers check the compliance of vessels in Chinese ECAs.

Maersk Oil Trading becomes licensed supplier in Singapore
01 Aug 2016 11:45 GMT
Singapore business was issued a bunker supplier licence in July.

AC Oil has bunker licences cancelled in Singapore
01 Aug 2016 09:27 GMT
Company is said to have breached the terms and conditions of its bunker supplier and bunker craft operator licences.

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