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Home » News » Europe News - July 2014

Europe News - July 2014

Presenting the 'all-in-one' emissions monitoring system
30 Jul 2014 09:12 GMT
System is said to be able to record all relevant emissions on board a ship, thereby aiding compliance with MARPOL regulations.

Box Ships repays one of its loans
25 Jul 2014 08:53 GMT
Container transportation firm pays $15 million plus interest to clear outstanding loan with Commerzbank.

Scrubber 'successfully' tested on board Maersk ship
25 Jul 2014 07:51 GMT
Tests are said to confirm full compliance with MARPOL Annex VI regulations.

GAC Bunker Fuels appoints bunker trader
24 Jul 2014 14:06 GMT
Ida Ryberg joins the company's bunker team in London.

MoU to identify potential gas turbine-powered ship projects
24 Jul 2014 12:55 GMT
Agreement to collaborate on applying gas turbines to power commercial ships.

Reducing fuel costs by minimizing 'non-standard behaviour'
24 Jul 2014 08:05 GMT
Study examines the reduction of emissions and fuel consumption by minimizing unnecessary delays and optimizing traffic flows.

VTTI Energy Partners announces IPO
23 Jul 2014 13:15 GMT
Company plans to raise $350 million by offering 17,500,000 common units.

BP pulls out of Algeciras - source
23 Jul 2014 11:51 GMT
Oil major is reported to have ended the lease of a chartered delivery barge.

Goldman Sachs buys stake in Petlim port
22 Jul 2014 16:56 GMT
Investment banking firm secures 30 percent share in Turkey's largest integrated port for $250 million.

ICS calls for harmonised port state control in ECAs
22 Jul 2014 13:35 GMT
Association is concerned that governments are not prepared to implement new regulations in a uniform manner, in order to prevent a 'potentially serious' market distortion.

'First' ethane-powered ocean-going vessels ordered
22 Jul 2014 12:42 GMT
Ethane chosen as fuel in preference to heavy fuel oil (HFO) due to its more competitive pricing and because bunkering is 'significantly shorter'.

Green energy firm calls for clean tech innovation proposals
21 Jul 2014 14:12 GMT
Support programme to assist organizations with 'high-potential' projects.

LNG bunkering guidelines published
21 Jul 2014 13:31 GMT
Guidance released with the aim of speeding up the adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel fuel by kick-starting the LNG bunker chain.

IBIA appoints events manager
21 Jul 2014 11:50 GMT
Stephen Hoare replaces Anna Trant, who resigned from IBIA in June.

Antwerp terminal increases bunker storage capacity ahead of 2015 ECA regulations
18 Jul 2014 19:53 GMT
An extra 5,000 cubic metres of capacity for the storage of distillates and heavy fuel oil has been added.

Lloyd's Register to class three LNG-fuelled vessels
17 Jul 2014 14:23 GMT
Vessels to operate as dual-fuel, capable of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) or diesel fuel.

Cockett opens office in Athens
17 Jul 2014 12:35 GMT
New office will be managed by experienced bunker professional Nellos Filopoulos.

Gate Terminal awards EPC contract
16 Jul 2014 15:01 GMT
Contract covers engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Gate Terminal's jetty, loading facilities, boil-off gas compressors, connection to the LNG terminal and other facilities.

Wärtsilä agreement covers 80 dual-fuel engines
15 Jul 2014 13:34 GMT
Finnish firm signs technical management agreements that include condition-based maintenance (CBM) for 80 Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines over a five-year period.

Bunker firm announces US staff changes
15 Jul 2014 11:01 GMT
Personnel changes include the appointment of new managing director in the United States.

Law firm advising Dutch JV on LNG break bulk expansion
14 Jul 2014 16:01 GMT
New facility is expected to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel in the Netherlands and northwest Europe.

Meeting the emission challenge
14 Jul 2014 06:22 GMT
A look at scrubber technology and new advances.

Construction of Hamburg's third cruise terminal under way
11 Jul 2014 13:31 GMT
Groundbreaking ceremony took place in Steinwerder last week.

Alfa Laval's adaptive fuel line
11 Jul 2014 12:22 GMT
Alfa Laval says its adaptive fuel line puts operators in full control of fuel line processes and opportunities for energy optimization.

Compulsory acquisition notices issued to Pan European Terminals shareholders
11 Jul 2014 08:51 GMT
Delisting from the London Stock Exchange is expected to take place on 16 July.

Guy Campbell appointed Baltic Exchange Chairman, two new directors
10 Jul 2014 15:15 GMT
Guy Campbell replaces Quentin Soanes, who served as chairman from 2012.

Oil transportation firm acquires four VLCCs
10 Jul 2014 08:49 GMT
Vessels are expected to be delivered between Q3 2014 and Q2 2015.

ExxonMobil launches ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50 Marine Fuel
09 Jul 2014 12:25 GMT
New marine fuel is designed to help ship operators comply with the new ECA 0.1% sulphur limit set to be introduced in January.

EIB boosts development of sustainable sea transport between Norway and Denmark
08 Jul 2014 15:02 GMT
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 124 million loan to the shipping company Fjord Line for the expansion of its fleet.

Electrical package contract for world's first biogas ferry
08 Jul 2014 09:37 GMT
Vessel is expected to become the world's first ferry to operate on locally supplied biogas.

Antwerp: New delayed coker unit to meet MGO demand
04 Jul 2014 13:53 GMT
A delayed coker unit is to be installed in Antwerp to meet the increase in demand for marine gas oil (MGO) in northwest Europe.

LR to class energy-efficient ferry
03 Jul 2014 18:12 GMT
Ferry is to be built with an advanced energy management system operating principally on gas, but also with batteries, solar auxiliary power and the capability to run on diesel.

Decision to develop LNG break bulk infrastructure in Rotterdam
03 Jul 2014 13:21 GMT
New facility is expected to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel in the Netherlands and northwest Europe.

Bunker director praised for making Entrepreneur of the Year Awards finals
02 Jul 2014 14:11 GMT
Company has 'gone from strength to strength' with managing director at the helm, according to bunker firm.

New GAC yacht service also covers bunker fuels
02 Jul 2014 08:41 GMT
Newly formed GAC Greece Yachting Services is designed to cater for the needs of high-end leisure craft calling at the country's ports and marinas.

Rotterdam 380 cSt average up $11 in June
01 Jul 2014 11:30 GMT
Rotterdam's monthly 380 cSt average rises to its highest level since September.

Varo Energy acquires OMV's stake in Bayernoil
01 Jul 2014 09:13 GMT
Based in Neustadt, Bayernoil is a refiner of crude oil and sells fuel oil, bitumen, gasoline and diesel.

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