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Home » News » Europe News - March 2015

Europe News - March 2015

Total Lubmarine supports marine engineers
26 Mar 2015 19:53 GMT
Lubricant supplier to provide training to over 500 marine engineering students in 2015.

Global Risk Management strengthens back office
26 Mar 2015 14:23 GMT
Lone Pawelczyk previously worked for another USTC group company, shipping.dk.

Sobelmar gets US court protection
25 Mar 2015 15:22 GMT
'Business as usual' for Sobelmar as US court issues an order preventing the arrest of its vessels.

Carisbrooke: three months of ECA operation 'without a hitch'
24 Mar 2015 15:00 GMT
UK firm explains that it has faced a number of challenges in preparing for the ECA regulation changes.

ABB unveils Azipod thruster to growing electric propulsion market
24 Mar 2015 12:02 GMT
The Azipod D is said to combine superior reliability with ease of maintenance, requiring up to 25 percent less installed power.

New fuel-saving LNG carrier designs launched
23 Mar 2015 09:35 GMT
The fuel consumption of two designs is said to be the best in its class.

Aegean is 'done with capex', plans to shore up balance sheet and raise dividend
20 Mar 2015 15:01 GMT
Bunker firm has no capex plans for the near future, and intends to use additional cash flow to fund working capital and increase the dividend.

Bellona Foundation and Damen to cooperate on low-emission designs
20 Mar 2015 11:52 GMT
Bellona's founder says partnership will provide knowledge that will contribute towards the goal of making ships independent of fossil fuels.

Aegean chairman says 'good riddance' to OW Bunker
19 Mar 2015 12:50 GMT
Peter Georgiopoulos says that there has been 'much more rational pricing' since the demise of OW Bunker.

Higher margins for Aegean in North America and Northwest Europe
19 Mar 2015 10:57 GMT
Company says it is benefitting from better margins in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) as a result of new legislation.

Project to develop propulsion products for arctic conditions
18 Mar 2015 12:25 GMT
The Arctic Thruster Ecosystem (ArTEco) project is due to run until 2017.

Couche-Tard buys Shell's marketing operations in Denmark
17 Mar 2015 12:43 GMT
Downstream operations are to be managed by Statoil Fuel and Retail A/S. Oil major seeks buyer for Fredericia refinery.

Aegean: 35% decline in 2014 net income despite record sales volumes
17 Mar 2015 10:48 GMT
Supplier posts a 14 percent rise in sales volumes, but net income fell by $9.47 million to $17.59 million in 2014.

GE Marine to propel next generation of MSC cruise ships
16 Mar 2015 11:17 GMT
GE's marine division selected as main partner to lead project to propel next generation of MSC cruise vessels.

Wartsila launches Tier III-compliant engine
16 Mar 2015 10:35 GMT
Engine with high-pressure selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system is said to be the first to comply with IMO regulations for nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.

Puma Energy confirms acquisition of Murco Oil's UK sites
16 Mar 2015 09:51 GMT
Company to covert Milford Haven site into state-of-the-art storage facility.

Technical trials of LNG Hybrid Barge 'successful'
16 Mar 2015 08:22 GMT
'Bumblebee' set to commence supplying low-emission power to cruise ships at the port of Hamburg in May.

Norwegian Oil Trading confirms staff appointments
13 Mar 2015 13:44 GMT
Bunker firm appoints general manager in Singapore, bunker broker and risk manager.

WSS warns of potential problems with ECA-compliant distillates
12 Mar 2015 14:44 GMT
Company's range of fuel oil treatment products has been designed specifically for marine distillate fuels.

New ferry to be powered by Wartsila dual-fuel engines
12 Mar 2015 11:05 GMT
Engine technology is scheduled be delivered in early 2016.

New CEO at state-owned MOBC
11 Mar 2015 13:47 GMT
Prior to his appointment, Joseph Montebello was chief of staff for Malta's Energy Minister.

Multraship to cut fuel costs by 'up to 30%' with hybrid tug
11 Mar 2015 10:43 GMT
Vessel features diesel-direct, diesel-electric and battery-powered propulsion systems.

Turnkey ro-ro package for dual-fuel ferry
10 Mar 2015 09:56 GMT
Ro-pax ferry is due to operate on the shuttle route between Tallinn and Helsinki.

EcoLiner slashes bunker costs by 'up to 25%'
09 Mar 2015 10:40 GMT
Damen claims ship is 'easily the greenest inland shipping vessel in Europe'.

Svensen: Innovate to stay ahead of the game
06 Mar 2015 15:52 GMT
DNV GL Maritime CEO outlines three priority areas that he says will drive shipping in the decades to come.

New scrubber financing initiative launched
06 Mar 2015 11:05 GMT
Shipowners pay a premium on fuel purchased to repay the cost of installing a scrubber system.

EU and IACS discuss marine fuels
05 Mar 2015 14:08 GMT
Topics covered in Brussels include LNG marine fuel and emissions regulation.

KPI Bridge Oil confirms senior trader promotion
03 Mar 2015 15:10 GMT
Sam Groves is promoted to senior trader following 'six years of consistent commitment and continual strong performance'.

Gulf Petrochem opens London office, hires global head of bunkering
03 Mar 2015 13:33 GMT
Neil Lamerton is tasked with managing the company's existing bunker business and developing new supply locations.

Most significant Rotterdam 380 cSt rise since all-time crude peak in July 2008
02 Mar 2015 11:48 GMT
Rotterdam 380 cSt average rose from its lowest level since March 2009 to record its first increase in eight months.

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