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Home » News » Europe News - February 2015

Europe News - February 2015

LNG-fuelled ferry contract signed
27 Feb 2015 12:17 GMT
New vessel is to be built in Finland and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

Vopak net profit down 21% in 2014
27 Feb 2015 10:55 GMT
Terminal operator achieved a net profit of EUR 247.1 million in 2014. Revenues rose by 2% to EUR 1,322.5 million.

Port of Huelva plans to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure
26 Feb 2015 17:19 GMT
Spanish port to invest in the development of an infrastructure for the delivery of LNG to ships and the export of gas.

Low oil and bunker prices to drive LPG shipping profits
26 Feb 2015 15:13 GMT
LPG shipping earnings are forecast to remain strong due to low oil prices, says consultancy Drewry.

IBIA regional forum opens in Gibraltar
25 Feb 2015 07:28 GMT
Forum includes formal presentations, a basic bunkering course and a programme of social events.

Oil price decline 'should not impact on dual-fuel LNG carriers'
24 Feb 2015 12:56 GMT
Lawyer says dual-fuel technology 'still makes sense' despite the recent decrease in oil prices.

Glander International Bunkering hires trader in Geneva
24 Feb 2015 11:13 GMT
Benedict Barlow is appointed bunker and lubricant trader at the company's office in Switzerland.

Amarcon to supply fuel monitoring systems to 12 Pioneer Marine vessels
23 Feb 2015 18:31 GMT
Newbuild vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 2015 and 2016.

Environment a 'core priority' for producer of world's smallest scrubber
23 Feb 2015 13:19 GMT
Producer says its scrubber is 'unique' as it is custom built and has been specifically developed for the marine industry.

Record volumes of low-sulphur fuel supplied in Gothenburg
20 Feb 2015 12:05 GMT
EU Sulphur Directive has led to record volumes of low-sulphur fuel being sold in Gothenburg, according to reports.

Aegean to hold earnings call in March
20 Feb 2015 10:08 GMT
Aegean Marine Petroleum to hold conference call and webcast following the announcement of its Q4 results.

Eric Raets joins Marine Bunkering
19 Feb 2015 13:22 GMT
Experienced bunker professional is due to begin working for the company on Monday, March 2.

DNV GL welcomes MSC Oscar with fuel-saving features
19 Feb 2015 12:18 GMT
The world's largest containership has been designed with a number of efficiency-enhancing features.

Propulsion system chosen for new hybrid ferry
18 Feb 2015 12:43 GMT
New ferry combines a diesel-electric propulsion system with lithium-ion batteries.

Costs of low-sulphur fuel regulation offset by falling fuel prices - Drewry
17 Feb 2015 17:34 GMT
New marine fuel pollution regulations have had little effect on costs since their implementation in January, says consultancy.

First order for in-line closed-loop scrubber system
17 Feb 2015 10:12 GMT
Scrubbers are scheduled to be installed on two Stena Line ferries in 2015 and 2016.

Wartsila and Cryonorm to supply LNG systems to inland waterway market
16 Feb 2015 16:25 GMT
Agreement reached to supply LNGPac fuel system to inland waterway vessels.

Litgas and Statoil plan to start LNG bunkering operation
16 Feb 2015 14:27 GMT
Both parties plan to agree on the form of cooperation within the second quarter this year, according to Litgas.

Shipping must watch costs and risk exposure, says consultancy
16 Feb 2015 12:03 GMT
Maritime companies are advised to keep a close watch on costs and manage their exposure to risk.

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding posts fourth quarter results
13 Feb 2015 16:41 GMT
Total Q4 income fell 4 percent quarter-on-quarter and 5 percent year-on-year.

Developing fuel-saving technology via partnerships
13 Feb 2015 13:09 GMT
Van der Velden has developed its fuel-efficient technology in collaboration with other specialists.

Odfjell will have 'limited benefits' from falling bunker prices in 2015
12 Feb 2015 17:33 GMT
Company has hedged around half of its expected 2015 bunker consumption at an average rate of $525 per tonne.

VTTI Energy Partners posts 48% decline in net income
11 Feb 2015 20:38 GMT
CEO says 'growth strategy remains on track'.

Order for 30 dual-fuel engines
11 Feb 2015 11:25 GMT
Engines are to primarily utilize LNG as fuel, but are also capable of running on conventional marine diesel fuels.

Marine fuel quality improving, says IBIA chairman
10 Feb 2015 14:46 GMT
Test results are said to show that off-spec samples have declined to 8 percent in 2015.

Shell LNG bunker vessel to be powered by 20DF engines
09 Feb 2015 10:20 GMT
Vessel is to be used to carry out deliveries in northwest Europe.

Aegean launches new marketing and trading division
09 Feb 2015 09:32 GMT
Experienced team of traders based in Greece, Germany, Russia and Singapore.

Air lubrication system could save more than 5% in bunker costs
06 Feb 2015 12:55 GMT
Silverstream Technologies and Shell announce 'successful' trials of a new friction-reducing air lubrication system.

'Major fuel consumption savings' with new general cargo ship
05 Feb 2015 14:57 GMT
Ship designer says fuel consumption is expected to be almost 50% lower than conventional dry cargo vessels of similar type and size.

Bore Ltd orders scrubber system
04 Feb 2015 12:19 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning system is to installed aboard the M/V Seagard to comply with ECA sulphur requirements.

BMS United Bunkers names sales and marketing manager
02 Feb 2015 11:35 GMT
Mikael Haestrup in new role as BMS United Bunkers confirms sales of 5.5 million tonnes in 2014.

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