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Home » News » Europe News - April 2014

Europe News - April 2014

Gothenburg LNG project moves to next phase
29 Apr 2014 07:26 GMT
Demolition activities have commenced to make way for the new LNG terminal in Gothenburg.

European ports in LNG bunkering joint venture
28 Apr 2014 15:15 GMT
Initiative involves cooperation in research, promotion, knowledge transfer, legislation and bunker infrastructure.

Consultancy emphasizes high cost of environmental regulatory compliance
25 Apr 2014 22:05 GMT
UK firm says that finding enough money to remain compliant with environmental regulation is going to be a challenge for operators over the next few years.

IBIA appoints new vice-chairman
24 Apr 2014 15:35 GMT
Robin Meech replaces Jens Maul Jorgensen, who became IBIA chairman on 1 April.

Fishing vessels to be fitted with exhaust after-treatment system
24 Apr 2014 15:04 GMT
System is designed for use in both marine diesel and heavy fuel oil engine operation.

Wärtsilä posts Q1 results
24 Apr 2014 10:14 GMT
Profit before tax falls 15.6%; net sales rise by 14.7%; EBIT jumps 28.6 %.

Resolutions passed at Vopak's AGM
24 Apr 2014 08:38 GMT
Summary of resolutions passed at Royal Vopak's Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on April 23.

RINA launches Efficient Ship notation
23 Apr 2014 20:33 GMT
Classification society has launched a new voluntary notation to clearly identify new ship designs which meet eco-ship criteria.

Vopak net profit falls 17% in Q1 2014
23 Apr 2014 07:35 GMT
Terminal operator says it expects 2014 EBITDA to be 5% to 10% lower than in 2013.

Mediterranean jetty construction under way
17 Apr 2014 15:02 GMT
Jetty is set to be the largest in the Mediterranean. Bunkering 'could be envisaged'.

Vopak E.O.S. initiates cost-cutting measures
17 Apr 2014 13:41 GMT
Oil terminal operator cites competition from Russia as the reason for its decision to 'realign' operations.

EMSA to receive €160.5m funding to combat marine pollution
16 Apr 2014 16:34 GMT
Funds to be used to maintain EU network of specialised anti-pollution vessels and to invest in satellite technology.

'Milestone' in EU clean fuels policy
16 Apr 2014 14:26 GMT
European Parliament approves rules to ensure the development of refuelling points for alternative fuels.

Contract to build hybrid battery-powered PSV
15 Apr 2014 12:23 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be delivered in 2015.

Report suggests LNG bunkering is 'likely to develop fast'
15 Apr 2014 09:06 GMT
Study indicates that major ports are either planning for, or are anticipating, the wide-scale development of LNG bunkering.

TGE Marine wins LNG fuel gas contracts
14 Apr 2014 20:05 GMT
German engineering firm is awarded contracts for the design and supply of LNG fuel gas packages.

First phase of Bilbao storage project to cost 17m euros
14 Apr 2014 14:10 GMT
The total capacity of the storage facility will be more than 237,000 cubic metres when completed.

Lukoil restarts bunkering at Volgograd
10 Apr 2014 15:22 GMT
Russian supplier offering distillates and marine lubricants at Volga River port.

Zeebrugge in LNG transshipment agreement
09 Apr 2014 07:23 GMT
LNG bunker hub in agreement to source product from Russia's Yamal Peninsula.

Underwater operation leads to fuel savings
08 Apr 2014 15:58 GMT
Tanker owner benefits from propeller device installation in Rotterdam.

Ferry operator achieves fuel savings of almost 40%
08 Apr 2014 14:24 GMT
Hybrid propulsion system enables Scottish firm to slash bunker costs.

First shipment of marine gas engine
08 Apr 2014 10:12 GMT
Five marine gas engines are to be used to power an LNG-fuelled barge in Hamburg.

MEPC completes 66th session
07 Apr 2014 15:07 GMT
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 66th session, 31 March to 4 April 2014.

DFDS chooses fuel-saving solutions
04 Apr 2014 12:12 GMT
Shipping company to install energy-saving technology on around 20 ships.

Survey highlights high cost of litigation for brokers
03 Apr 2014 14:42 GMT
Survey of London solicitors highlights the high cost of litigation for brokers seeking judgement in the English courts.

Rotterdam 380 cst average dips $2 in March
02 Apr 2014 14:15 GMT
Europe's leading bunker port records its least significant decrease since May 2013.

IBIA 'completely serious' about improving bunker quality
01 Apr 2014 12:13 GMT
IBIA says the appointment of Jens Maul Jorgensen as chairman shows that it is focused on improving bunker quality across the supply chain.

Sekimizu addresses MEPC 66
01 Apr 2014 07:34 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu, speaks at the opening of the 66th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

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