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Home » News » Asia & Oceania News - January 2017

Asia & Oceania News - January 2017

Bunkering facility inaugurated at Qeshm Island
30 Jan 2017 10:08 GMT
New Iran facility has a total storage capacity of more than 50,000 tonnes.

MOL adjusts BAF from East Asia to Australia
30 Jan 2017 09:46 GMT
New surcharge on trades from China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan becomes effective from 1st March.

MOL adjusts BAF from East Asia to Australia
30 Jan 2017 09:46 GMT
New surcharge on trades from China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan becomes effective from 1st March.

Licensed MFM-equipped bunker tankers up to 133 in Singapore
27 Jan 2017 10:16 GMT
Pink Diamond regains bunker tanker licence.

First ship plugs into shore power at Shenzhen terminal
25 Jan 2017 15:18 GMT
OOCL vessel is the first to use shore power at DaChan Bay Terminals.

Dan-Bunkering arrests ship over supply of marine fuel: PDZ
25 Jan 2017 13:43 GMT
Malaysia's PDZ served with writ and warrant of arrest.

Western Australia 'well placed' to support LNG-fuelled bulk trade
25 Jan 2017 09:47 GMT
Project to focus on LNG-powered Capesize bulkers operating between Australia and China.

Singapore bunker craft operator convicted and fined
24 Jan 2017 14:14 GMT
Company found to have operated without a licence and used Sequest Tanker's credentials.

Joint study to look into developing LNG-fuelled Capesize bulker
24 Jan 2017 12:21 GMT
'Green Corridor' project partners to examine the feasibility of developing an LNG-powered bulk carrier.

Chinese scrubber manufacturer gets DNV GL approval
24 Jan 2017 07:01 GMT
Approval is the first of its kind for a scrubber according to new DNV GL rule set.

Debris team finds bunker bottles: AMSA investigates
23 Jan 2017 06:47 GMT
Master and chief engineer said to be unable to explain how samples made their way overboard.

OOIL denies takeover bid
20 Jan 2017 10:14 GMT
Hong Kong-listed firm advises shareholders to 'exercise caution' when dealing with company shares.

China's 0.5% sulphur cap: key facts
19 Jan 2017 10:15 GMT
Ships calling at key Bohai and Guangdong ports are now required to use fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5 percent when at berth.

New requirements for vessels at anchor in Singapore
16 Jan 2017 08:21 GMT
MPA updates 2007 circular concerning vessels anchored in port.

Naming ceremony for fuel-saving Stena Bulk ship
13 Jan 2017 17:21 GMT
The Stena Immaculate's fuel consumption is said to be 10-20% lower than that of equivalent vessels.

Court hearing for Gulf Petrochem in bunker claim against All Leisure
13 Jan 2017 14:01 GMT
Bunker firm is seeking $162,800 over unpaid bunker bills.

Chemoil named Singapore's top bunker supplier for second year in a row
12 Jan 2017 09:29 GMT
Sentek and Universal Energy rise up the list to make top three.

SGS, VPS top Singapore bunker surveyor list
11 Jan 2017 14:24 GMT
12.3 percent of Singapore's licensed bunker surveyors are employed at either SGS or VPS.

Singapore sells 48.6 million tonnes of bunker fuel in 2016
11 Jan 2017 12:18 GMT
Asian port sets new record as annual bunker sales increase by 7.7 percent.

Singapore approves first vessel of 2017 for MFM bunkering
11 Jan 2017 10:53 GMT
Hong Lam Marine's Sea Swift gets MPA go-ahead.

Vladivostosk bunker sales plummet 58.6% in 2016: source
10 Jan 2017 13:21 GMT
Marine fuel deliveries fell by 8.1 percent between January and December.

MET turbocharger to be used in X-DF engine for first time
06 Jan 2017 11:48 GMT
Turbocharger selected for dual-fuel engine produced by Winterthur Gas & Diesel.

Boxship spill: two fuel patches spotted
05 Jan 2017 06:14 GMT
Skimmers and booms placed off Pulau Ubin and Nenas Channel to contain spilled fuel.

Boxship collision causes 300-tonne bunker spill off Johor
04 Jan 2017 15:26 GMT
APL Denver is said to have suffered damage to one of its bunker tanks.

Bunker survey licence issued to 51 Singapore firms
04 Jan 2017 12:21 GMT
Licensing scheme is designed to raise the standards of bunker surveying firms and give the MPA a greater regulatory oversight.

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