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Home » News » Europe News - December 2009

Europe News - December 2009

Wärtsilä signs LNG vessel agreement
30 Dec 2009 12:54 GMT
Agreement signed for vessels powered by natural gas, marine diesel oil and fuel oil.

New anchorage in the North Sea
30 Dec 2009 10:34 GMT
Newly designated anchorage area is able to accommodate around fifteen vessels.

Russian terminal launch set to hit Gdansk bunker sales
30 Dec 2009 10:19 GMT
Launch of new oil terminal is expected to have a negative effect on bunker sales volumes in Gdansk.

New berths for Rotterdam storage terminal
30 Dec 2009 06:57 GMT
Berthing capacity is increased to reduce congestion in the port of Rotterdam.

Lukoil signs bunkering agreement
24 Dec 2009 08:08 GMT
Lukoil agrees deal to collaborate in the areas of bunkering, oil spill response and port operations.

IMO to 'readjust' work plan if necessary
23 Dec 2009 10:24 GMT
Secretary-General says IMO is ready to put in place a comprehensive regulatory framework to cut GHG's from ships.

Expansion project planned for St. Petersburg
23 Dec 2009 08:07 GMT
Peterburg Oil Terminal plans to expand its capacity by approximately 25 percent.

Branson calls for shipping to set its own emissions targets
21 Dec 2009 11:53 GMT
Virgin founder says reduction targets would be more effective than a tax on bunker fuel.

EU approves Bominflot's acquisition of SBI
21 Dec 2009 07:45 GMT
German bunker supplier is granted permission to acquire control of SBI Holding BV.

COP15 'failure' a green light for EU ETS, says eco-group
21 Dec 2009 07:22 GMT
Organization says EU should push ahead with an emissions trading scheme for ships.

Shipping could cut emissions by 30% at zero cost, says study
17 Dec 2009 12:54 GMT
Results of a new study are presented on board the world's first commercial fuel cell ship.

Navy bunkering operation sparks uproar
17 Dec 2009 09:09 GMT
Royal Navy is criticized for using an aircraft carrier to refuel a warship.

Dan-Bunkering launches new fixed price agreements
16 Dec 2009 14:56 GMT
Danish firm says new product has been launched to adapt to current market conditions.

Aegean signs $100 million credit facility
14 Dec 2009 13:33 GMT
Company plans to use its liquidity to increase market share and capitalize on 'consolidation opportunities'.

Mitropoulos tells Copenhagen IMO is ready to act
14 Dec 2009 06:45 GMT
Secretary-General says IMO is 'uniquely placed' to regulate the shipping industry.

0.1% sulphur guide published
11 Dec 2009 16:42 GMT
Document answers questions on new 'at berth' requirement that ships burn 0.1% sulphur fuel oil.

Med average drops $15.65
11 Dec 2009 15:38 GMT
Bunker Index Med (BIX MED) down to $527.89 as prices plummet 6.2 percent since Monday.

Supplier cuts emissions with LNG strategy
11 Dec 2009 14:26 GMT
Norwegian firm says three out of four supply vessels are now powered by LNG.

Speed reduction project aims to cut emissions
11 Dec 2009 12:22 GMT
Working group intends to make a submission to the IMO in March next year.

Fuel cell-powered canal boat debuts in Amsterdam
10 Dec 2009 18:54 GMT
Vessel is said to be the world's first canal boat to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

Tour of world's first fuel cell ship in Copenhagen
09 Dec 2009 17:44 GMT
Offshore supply vessel Viking Lady to be presented in Copenhagen next week.

Concept design for LNG distribution vessel completed
08 Dec 2009 12:27 GMT
New vessel could be used to distribute LNG to key bunker supply hubs in the future.

Dan-Bunkering appoints trader for Russian market
08 Dec 2009 10:02 GMT
Newly appointed trader will form part of the company's sales team for Russia.

Interview with Henrik Zederkof, Managing Director, A/S Dan-Bunkering
07 Dec 2009 10:28 GMT
Zederkof reveals details of Dan-Bunkering's strategy in Singapore and Southern Asia.

More research needed to cut ship emissions, says CEO
07 Dec 2009 10:12 GMT
Chief Executive says more investment is needed to develop solutions to cut CO2 emissions.

UK firm issues Copenhagen warning
07 Dec 2009 07:17 GMT
Decisions taken in Copenhagen may not become clear for at least six months, says marine equipment specialist.

Med average plummets $13.86 per tonne
03 Dec 2009 13:31 GMT
Bunker Index Med (BIX MED) down to $553.40 as prices tumble in the region.

Aegean takes delivery of 10th bunker tanker
03 Dec 2009 07:26 GMT
Vessel represents the tenth double-hull newbuild delivered in 2009.

Cruise line reduces bunker consumption by 5%
02 Dec 2009 12:15 GMT
European cruise line cuts fuel consumption with energy-saving initiatives.

Fuel cell trial scheduled for December
01 Dec 2009 13:43 GMT
First solid oxide fuel cell test in a marine environment is due to take place later this month.

Wärtsilä launches new dual-fuel engine
01 Dec 2009 12:57 GMT
'Fuel flexibility' offered by engine that runs on natural gas, marine diesel oil, heavy fuel oil and biofuels.

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