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Home » News » Europe News - May 2015

Europe News - May 2015

Remi Eriksen appointed DNV GL's CEO
29 May 2015 07:34 GMT
DNV GL names successor to Henrik Madsen, who is due to retire in August.

First Dragon-class ships fitted with Wartsila package
29 May 2015 06:29 GMT
Package includes two 50DF dual-fuel engines and an LNG fuel system.

BMS United Bunkers announces senior trader promotions
28 May 2015 08:52 GMT
Company promotes Eleni Karlaftis and George Makrakis to the role of Senior Bunker Trader.

Alfa Laval to showcase fuel-saving products in Amsterdam
27 May 2015 11:21 GMT
Company's stand is to feature several ways to achieve profitable power.

Belco to introduce scrubber at Nor-Shipping
27 May 2015 10:20 GMT
Scrubber design is 'transformed' to 'dramatically reduce operating and installed costs'.

Wartsila offers EAL-compatible propulsion systems for US waters
26 May 2015 10:33 GMT
BigRoll ships are the first to be fitted with Wartsila's VGP 2013-compliant propulsion package.

Imtech wins contract to supply propulsion system for hybrid ferry
22 May 2015 09:26 GMT
Dutch firm to supply the diesel-electric and Li-Ion battery hybrid propulsion system, and carry out the electrical installation.

6% of ships spot-checked by EMSA were non-compliant with EU fuel regulations
21 May 2015 11:33 GMT
Reasons for non-compliance included being unable to produce satisfactory samples, and having fuel with a sulphur content above 0.1%.

Carisbrooke opts for 'fuel-saving' Intersleek 1100SR
20 May 2015 13:26 GMT
Product is said to offer a reduction in hull roughness, thus improving efficiency and lowering fuel consumption.

Antwerp to offer discount to ships with lower particulate emissions
20 May 2015 12:38 GMT
Discount to be granted from next month to ships that use alternative technology to reduce particulate emissions.

Eight approved AEC scrubbers in operation
20 May 2015 12:22 GMT
AEC Maritime's scrubbing system was approved by Lloyd's Register last year.

BP and Sinopec set up marine bunkering JV
20 May 2015 09:46 GMT
New company is to operate in Singapore, UAE, Netherlands, Belgium and China.

GAC's new cruise manager talks up integrated service for clients - including bunkers
19 May 2015 14:04 GMT
Industry veteran Fergus Poole will be coordinating client cruise ship calls at UK ports.

MEPC 68: Summary of bunker-related issues
19 May 2015 10:21 GMT
Summary of topics discussed at last week's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting in London.

Endofa opens office in Denmark
15 May 2015 13:37 GMT
Bunker company aims to keep in closer contact with European clients via its new Hellerup operation.

CLH posts Q1 profit rise and decline in marine fuel withdrawals
15 May 2015 12:33 GMT
Profit after tax was up 19.8 percent during the first quarter of 2015.

CLH starts operating the UK's largest fuel pipeline network
15 May 2015 09:21 GMT
Network comprises 2,000 kilometres of pipeline and 16 storage facilities.

Aegean to hold Q1 earnings call this month
15 May 2015 07:12 GMT
Bunker firm's earnings call to take place after the announcement of its Q1 results.

Piraeus product availability returning to normal
13 May 2015 14:52 GMT
Local players have experienced loading delays this week as a result of a strike by Hellenic Petroleum workers.

Sekimizu's speech at MEPC 68
13 May 2015 12:34 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu, spoke earlier this week at the 68th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

Alfa Laval: Clients still interested in PureDry since bunker prices dropped
13 May 2015 12:03 GMT
Swedish firm points out that PureDry not only recovers fuel, but also minimizes sludge.

Dual-fuel engine gets type approval
12 May 2015 14:27 GMT
Type approval awarded to MAN Diesel & Turbo's L35/44DF engine.

Award for world's first large fully electric vessel
12 May 2015 09:52 GMT
Battery-driven car ferry is owned and operated by Norled.

Royal Wagenborg orders scrubber systems
11 May 2015 08:58 GMT
The Balticborg and Bothniaborg are to be fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems.

Dan-Bunkering announces promotion and relocation
11 May 2015 08:10 GMT
Bunker firm promotes trader and relocates another to its office in Copenhagen.

Royal Caribbean orders scrubbers for four ships
08 May 2015 07:29 GMT
Freedom of the Seas, Independence of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas are all to be fitted with scrubber systems.

50DF engine 'successfully' tested to run on ethane fuel
04 May 2015 09:14 GMT
News is described as being a 'significant breakthrough for Wartsila's multi-fuel technology'.

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