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Home » News » Europe News - February 2013

Europe News - February 2013

Cockett's physical supply operation renamed V-Marine Fuels
27 Feb 2013 15:22 GMT
Cockett Marine Oil Supplies and Associated Bunkeroil Contractors to be absorbed into new physical supply division. Houston supply operation 'imminent'.

Non-compliant ships should be 'named and shamed'
27 Feb 2013 14:45 GMT
Report suggests that the culture of compliance may break down due to the cost savings that can be achieved by running on non-compliant fuel.

Fleet management technology released
27 Feb 2013 11:38 GMT
Software suite includes fuel consumption monitoring system.

Wärtsilä wins repeat order for exhaust gas cleaning systems
26 Feb 2013 13:37 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning technology is to be installed on four vessels being built for Ignazio Messina & Co.

Green initiative launches quarterly newsletter
25 Feb 2013 16:41 GMT
Newsletter includes a roundup of developments over the last few months, including the addition of three new members.

Work begins on updating GHG inventory
25 Feb 2013 11:01 GMT
Workshop is expected to provide a summary of its findings to MEPC 65 in May.

Rotterdam: Decline in ship visits
25 Feb 2013 09:19 GMT
The number of sea-going ships arriving at Rotterdam decreased further in 2012, according to new figures.

Bunkering suspended in Malta
22 Feb 2013 11:56 GMT
Suppliers stop carrying out deliveries due to adverse weather conditions.

Dan-Bunkering appoints trader in Denmark
21 Feb 2013 14:28 GMT
Lindy Friis joins Dan-Bunkering's head office in Middelfart, Denmark.

LNG fuel webinar to be held in March
21 Feb 2013 07:12 GMT
Event access available free of charge. Registration required.

Rotterdam rewards Green Award LNG tankers
20 Feb 2013 11:41 GMT
European port says it is the first in the world to reward ocean-going LNG tankers with a Green Award certificate.

Sammut and Tabone charged with corruption
20 Feb 2013 10:45 GMT
Former MOBC chief executive Sammut and ex-Enemalta chairman Tabone both face corruption charges.

19 Feb 2013 12:28 GMT
Knowledge management service launched for the CO2 management and CCS industries.

Socar awarded bunker licence in Turkey
18 Feb 2013 15:41 GMT
Oil and gas giant in tie-up with terminal operator to supply marine fuel to customers in Ceyhan.

'Too early' to set up LNG refuelling schemes for inland ports
18 Feb 2013 14:18 GMT
Federation says it seems premature to put forward LNG as the alternative ahead of hydrogen, biofuels and electricity.

Carnival in agreement to install fuel switching equipment
15 Feb 2013 21:03 GMT
Agreement follows a period of extensive testing on board the Grand Princess.

Catalyst test expected to achieve 5-10% fuel savings
15 Feb 2013 13:31 GMT
Three-month evaluation will measure fuel consumption savings and emissions reduction performance.

Supplier sells delivery vessel, exits bunkering
15 Feb 2013 09:11 GMT
Bunker vessel is sold to a third party as part of the process of closing down the marine fuel supply operation.

Dan-Bunkering appoints chief accountant
14 Feb 2013 12:31 GMT
Jan Eckhoff joins Dan-Bunkering's accounts department in Middelfart, Denmark.

Aegean to discuss Q4 results
14 Feb 2013 07:51 GMT
Supplier to hold conference call and webcast following the announcement of its Q4 2012 results later this month.

Wärtsilä secures EUR 50 million loan for R&D activities
13 Feb 2013 12:28 GMT
10-year loan contract is signed with Nordic Investment Bank.

On-board CO2 capture results
12 Feb 2013 18:57 GMT
Project results are said to show that the concept is feasible and can reduce ship emissions by up to 65%.

Michael Schaap joins Argos Bunkering
12 Feb 2013 13:20 GMT
Experienced trader returns to the Netherlands to head the Argos Bunkering sales team.

Throughput dips in Hamburg in 2012
12 Feb 2013 08:08 GMT
At 131 million tonnes, throughput tonnage at the Port of Hamburg was slightly below the previous year's figure.

OW Bunker appoints trading manager
11 Feb 2013 13:34 GMT
Ex-Aegean trader John Tsogas is appointed UK Worldwide Team Manager.

Turkish Bunker Association elects new board of directors and president
11 Feb 2013 13:07 GMT
CYE Petrol's Ali Deniz Eraydin is re-elected president for 2013-2014.

Clipper vessels ISO 50001 certified for energy management
11 Feb 2013 09:23 GMT
CEO says certification is a natural step in the group's focus on reducing its fuel consumption.

Norway in pole position for battery-powered ships
08 Feb 2013 21:13 GMT
Norwegian shipping industry is said to be 'well prepared for the future'.

Gothenburg LNG survey 'highly encouraging'
08 Feb 2013 12:48 GMT
Positive response to the development of an LNG bunkering infrastructure at the largest port in the Nordic region.

ICS discusses CO2 emissions regulation
06 Feb 2013 14:58 GMT
Board meets in London to discuss the best means of achieving further CO2 emissions reduction from ships.

Slow LNG trade growth belies frantic pace of development
06 Feb 2013 14:31 GMT
2013 is predicted to be another slow year in terms of LNG trade expansion.

GAC Bunker Fuels expands with new office in Norway
05 Feb 2013 14:22 GMT
Move is aimed at strengthening GAC's marine fuel and lubricant trading operation across the Nordic region.

Dan-Bunkering appoints Danish trader in Monaco
05 Feb 2013 12:39 GMT
Bunker firm announces new addition to its Monaco-based trading operation.

New tool aimed at optimizing energy usage
05 Feb 2013 10:01 GMT
Software tool is aimed at enabling shipowners to maximize the gains in energy efficiency and emission reduction.

Approval of fuel-saving LNG tanker documentation
04 Feb 2013 14:41 GMT
Vessel design is said to meet the highest environmental requirements.

Trader leaves Greek bunker firm
01 Feb 2013 15:44 GMT
Bunker trader will officially leave the company at the end of this week.

Rotterdam 380-cst up 5.4% in January
01 Feb 2013 08:18 GMT
Largest percentage gain since August at Europe's leading bunker port.

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