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Home » News » Europe News - March 2014

Europe News - March 2014

Shipping confidence hits highest level since 2008
28 Mar 2014 16:56 GMT
Confidence levels in the shipping industry rose to their highest level for almost six years in the three-month period to February 2014, according to survey.

Fuel-saving propulsion package for fishing vessel
28 Mar 2014 07:42 GMT
Flexible propulsion package offers a number of fuel-saving power modes to accommodate different fishing patterns.

Dutch slow steaming technology wins award
28 Mar 2014 06:54 GMT
Ships are said to achieve a 50 percent reduction in fuel costs whilst travelling at a 25 percent lower speed.

Construction of Gdansk oil terminal under way
27 Mar 2014 13:06 GMT
Polish terminal to store petroleum products and chemicals. Project is expected to be completed in 2018.

MEPC to meet for 66th session
27 Mar 2014 11:42 GMT
Session is due to take place next week at IMO's headquarters in London.

French terminal project moves forward
25 Mar 2014 08:28 GMT
Basic engineering works are due to begin this spring for the development of a bulk liquid terminal in northern France.

Wärtsilä 'takes dual-fuel technology to next level'
24 Mar 2014 07:13 GMT
Finnish firm says its has 'raised the technology bar' with the introduction of its new 46DF engine.

New leadership at Bomin Deutschland
21 Mar 2014 11:13 GMT
Management changes are designed to bring the physical businesses of Bomin Deutschland and Ostsee Mineralöl-Bunker 'closer together'.

Gazprom Neft joins oil spill response technology programme
20 Mar 2014 17:21 GMT
Gazprom Neft is the first Russian company to join the Arctic Oil Spill Response Technology Joint Industry Programme.

Dan-Bunkering appoints Management Assistant
20 Mar 2014 14:37 GMT
Tina Bild Carr joins the company's head office in Middelfart, Denmark.

Bunker fuel on the agenda at SMM 2014
19 Mar 2014 08:17 GMT
'Setting the Green Course' event to tackle the fuel issue on 'Environmental Protection Day' in September.

Scrubber technology for Scandlines ferry
18 Mar 2014 14:34 GMT
Closed loop scrubber installation is completed on board the M/V Schleswig-Holstein.

ECSA opposes MRV regulation extension
18 Mar 2014 11:32 GMT
Secretary General suggests the EU would be "shooting itself in the foot" and potentially hinder a speedy agreement at IMO level.

EU to fund LNG supply hub project in north-west Spain
17 Mar 2014 15:23 GMT
Project to focus on the development of infrastructure and procedures for the supply of LNG to ships.

Baleària aims to cut fuel consumption by over two percent
14 Mar 2014 13:42 GMT
Spanish ferry operator expects to achieve fuel savings with energy management solution.

GAC wins UK support service contract
13 Mar 2014 15:37 GMT
GAC to provide a package of support services for vessels chartered by N-Sea Offshore Ltd. calling at UK ports.

Report examines future fuel mix in shipping
13 Mar 2014 14:47 GMT
Research explores future fuel demand for the containership, bulk carrier/general cargo and tanker sectors.

Bureau Veritas to class largest gas-fuelled ro-pax fleet
11 Mar 2014 08:36 GMT
Classification society to class a gas-fuelled ro-ro passenger ferry newbuilding and oversee the conversion of three ro-pax ferries to LNG.

World Fuel Services completes Watson Petroleum acquisition
11 Mar 2014 07:13 GMT
CEO says acquisition will serve as a platform for further growth across Europe.

New barge supplier at Santa Panagia Roads
10 Mar 2014 13:44 GMT
Bunker firm is granted permission to supply tankers working cargo at the ISAB Impianti Sud Refinery.

Surcharge heads-up: Bunker costs will 'substantially increase', says shipper
10 Mar 2014 12:18 GMT
Shipping firm highlights the challenge it faces in educating the market about higher fuel surcharges as a result of increased bunker costs.

Contract to build two PCTCs with LNG fuel propulsion system
07 Mar 2014 17:13 GMT
Two dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) are scheduled to be delivered in 2016.

Endofa forms new venture, Endofa-VP; Opens office in France
06 Mar 2014 17:23 GMT
Managing Partner says the new business is designed to expand Endofa's presence in Europe while serving as its exclusive agent in France.

OW Bunker sells 29.2 million tonnes in 2013
05 Mar 2014 13:44 GMT
Bunker firm reports strong 2013 results with above 30% growth in volume and profitability.

Rotterdam 380 cst average up $12 in February
05 Mar 2014 08:11 GMT
Europe's leading bunker port records its most significant increase since July 2013.

Russian firm takes delivery of dual-fuel power
04 Mar 2014 13:18 GMT
LNG carrier is equipped with a diesel-electric, dual-fuel propulsion system.

After-tax profit up 11% for CLH Group in 2013
03 Mar 2014 19:28 GMT
Spanish oil transportation and storage firm achieves an after-tax profit of 164.2 million euros in 2013.

RINA granted Danish LNG fuel authority
03 Mar 2014 13:46 GMT
RINA gets green light to carry out plan approval and surveillance during construction on board ships using LNG as marine fuel.

Vopak net profit falls 10% in 2013
03 Mar 2014 09:08 GMT
Chairman says he is 'convinced' Vopak is a stronger company than a year ago despite first earnings decrease in ten years.

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