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Home » News » Europe News - December 2011

Europe News - December 2011

Russia: Fuel oil exports up in November
29 Dec 2011 16:18 GMT
Exports of fuel oil rise by 8.8 percent in a comparison with the previous month.

Throughout rise for Rotterdam in 2011
29 Dec 2011 15:42 GMT
Cargo throughput increases by 3 million tonnes in 2011.

NYK presents vision for the future
28 Dec 2011 10:54 GMT
Shipping line presents eco-ship concepts in Tokyo.

Appointment of Hans Smits extended to 2014
27 Dec 2011 10:56 GMT
Port of Rotterdam extends the appointment of its current CEO by one year.

Antwerp to raise port dues in 2012
27 Dec 2011 10:31 GMT
Discount on port dues will still apply to ships with an Environmental Ship Index of 31 points or more.

Rotterdam and Antwerp to cooperate on pipelines
27 Dec 2011 10:05 GMT
Agreement to work together to reinforce the pipeline infrastructure between the two ports.

Rubis to expand Rotterdam storage capacity
23 Dec 2011 10:13 GMT
Agreement signed for Rubis Terminals and Cargill to raise their capacity at Europe's leading bunker port.

Agreement to build LNG-fuelled patrol ship
22 Dec 2011 13:31 GMT
Offshore patrol vessel will run on both liquefied natural gas and marine diesel.

DNV and KEMA form energy and sustainability company
22 Dec 2011 07:13 GMT

Shipping's first Energy Management Systems audit
21 Dec 2011 13:42 GMT
Classification society completes the first shipping company audit to ISO 50001- 2011.

Novorossiysk fuel oil terminal opening 'soon'
21 Dec 2011 09:26 GMT
New Black Sea fuel oil facility is due to open shortly, according to an executive at one of the port's shareholders.

Appointments announced at Wärtsilä
21 Dec 2011 08:40 GMT
Management appointments will be effective from 1 January 2012.

Ignazio Messina installs scrubber system
21 Dec 2011 06:31 GMT
Vessel is said to be the first in the world to operate commercially with a scrubber system.

Norway launches fuel-saving initiative
20 Dec 2011 09:28 GMT
Joint project aims to improve industry standards for fuel consumption and emissions from offshore supply vessels.

Initiative launched to expand ship data collection
19 Dec 2011 08:32 GMT
New environmental program aims to better coordinate the collection of information from ships.

Le Havre to reward clean ships
14 Dec 2011 15:48 GMT
French port to reward the most environmentally-friendly ships with a reduction on port dues.

Naming ceremony for world's largest gas-fuelled ferry
14 Dec 2011 13:43 GMT

Project to develop LNG-fuelled boxship
14 Dec 2011 13:13 GMT
Joint project to develop solutions for containerships powered by LNG.

Dual fuel engine room simulator launched
13 Dec 2011 11:08 GMT
Simulator based on a dual fuel engine room configuration from a modern LNG carrier.

Wärtsilä posts Hamworthy scheme document
13 Dec 2011 07:30 GMT
Finnish firm posts scheme document relating to its acquisition of Hamworthy.

Mitropoulos: IMO should push ahead with MBMs debate
12 Dec 2011 14:36 GMT
Secretary-General says IMO should aim to bring its action plan on climate change to a completion in a 'reasonably short time'.

LNG/battery hybrids the 'next big thing'
12 Dec 2011 09:21 GMT
Benefits of adding a battery pack are outlined by LNG fuel specialist.

Cockett: New office and staff appointments
08 Dec 2011 11:42 GMT
Cockett Marine to open an office in Copenhagen. New general manager and bunker trader named.

Port of Rotterdam signs strategic agreement
07 Dec 2011 14:50 GMT
Partnership will aim to develop cargo volumes between Rotterdam and Primorsk in addition to other markets.

Dual fuel engine tested in Germany
07 Dec 2011 07:35 GMT
New dual fuel engine is able to run on gas, marine diesel oil or heavy fuel oil.

Bominflot: Christmas closure dates
06 Dec 2011 10:47 GMT
Supplier notifies clients regarding the temporary shutdown of its supply operations during the Christmas and New Year period.

Event held to discuss scrubber technology
05 Dec 2011 10:06 GMT
Industry experts discuss the drivers and commercial implications of scrubber technology for shipping.

Energy efficient ship designs unveiled
05 Dec 2011 05:41 GMT
Partnership launches fuel efficient designs to meet the future demands of operators.

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