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Home » News » Europe News - June 2015

Europe News - June 2015

Oil spill response bill rejected in Russia
27 Jun 2016 00:10 GMT
State Duma rejected a bill that would have changed regulations over oil spills in Russian waters.

Azipod D electric propulsion named Innovation of the Year
26 Jun 2015 08:23 GMT
Award was given at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam.

Additional LNG-fuelled ro-pax ferry ordered
25 Jun 2015 15:57 GMT
Vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2018.

Surplus Coryton refinery land to be offered for sale
25 Jun 2015 09:01 GMT
Vopak and its partners have concluded that 403 acres of land will not be required and that it is to be offered for sale.

Contract to supply battery systems for hybrid ferry
24 Jun 2015 14:25 GMT
Li-ion battery systems will be at the heart of the hybrid propulsion system and energy management system for ro-ro ferry.

'Next-generation' vessel named by MSC Cruises
24 Jun 2014 12:58 GMT
Cruise vessel to include propellers and rudders to cut fuel consumption, and scrubbers to reduce emissions.

Eco products chosen for new derrick lay vessel
24 Jun 2015 12:14 GMT
Alfa Laval PureDry, PureBilge and PureBallast are to all be installed aboard the Petrofac JSD6000.

Alfa Laval PureNOx approved for MAN Diesel & Turbo EGR scrubber
23 Jun 2015 08:43 GMT
Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) scrubber is to be used with MAN's two-stroke marine engines to reduce NOx emissions.

Monjasa to begin oil trading in London
19 Jun 2015 13:33 GMT
New UK operation is to be headed by former Trafigura trader Harry Thwaites.

Fuel-saving hybrid tug named in Germany
19 Jun 2015 11:15 GMT
KOTUG's RT Emotion was named in Bremerhaven this week.

Researchers test 'whale's tail' to help reduce fuel consumption
19 Jun 2015 08:48 GMT
Wave foil that can be attached to ships to improve fuel efficiency is being tested by researchers in Norway.

Hybrid scrubbers ordered for three container ships
18 Jun 2015 11:13 GMT
Scrubber systems are scheduled for delivery in December 2015.

Agreement to deliver battery system to world's largest electric ferryboat
16 Jun 2015 14:32 GMT
Ferry to be equipped with 4.2 MWh battery system.

Carl Buttner tanker to be equipped with scrubber
16 Jun 2015 13:09 GMT
BNG Scrubber is designed as a hybrid system, which means that both open-loop and closed-loop methods can be used.

Contract to build first ever cruise ships powered at sea by LNG
16 Jun 2015 09:15 GMT
Vessels are to be built by Meyer Werft in Germany and Finland.

Bunker firm 'responding' to oil risk with hedging strategies
15 Jun 2015 10:09 GMT
Bunker buyers can 'replace an unknown future fuel price with a more certain outcome', says Geos Group.

Monjasa reports growth in 2014
12 Jun 2015 11:55 GMT
Danish group posted a 16% increase in revenue and a 20% rise in the number of staff last year.

Global Risk Management expands sales team
11 Jun 2015 10:25 GMT
New oil risk manager Frank Lausen joins the company's head office in Middelfart, Denmark.

Scrubber installed aboard M/V Bore Song
11 Jun 2015 08:07 GMT
Scrubber system allows both open and closed loop operation.

Vopak sells terminals in Sweden
10 Jun 2015 14:05 GMT
Firm says divestment is in accordance with the changing energy and petrochemical landscape and the continuing economic shift from West to East.

Russian trader rejoins Dan-Bunkering
10 Jun 2015 11:12 GMT
Elena Hauser returns to Danish firm to work as Russian market specialist.

First LNG bunkering station in Nordics 'a success'
09 Jun 2015 11:03 GMT
New shore-to-ship bunkering station in Norway is 'open and operating successfully', says Skangas.

'Fuel Trilemma' paper released
05 Jun 2015 08:29 GMT
Position paper analyzes the affordability, sustainability, safety and reliability of future fuels.

Shipping faces increased exposure from failure to manage risk, says UK firm
05 Jun 2015 05:46 GMT
Firms that fail to embed effective risk management procedures are likely to pay a high price, says Moore Stephens.

Approval in principle for LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design
04 Jun 2015 13:52 GMT
LNG-fuelled Kamsarmax bulk carrier design gets go-ahead from DNV GL.

Rolls-Royce gas engines reach 25 million operating hours
04 Jun 2015 10:35 GMT
Engines powered solely by LNG have completed 25 million hours of operation since their introduction in 1991.

Rotterdam court can now order ship arrests throughout the EU
04 Jun 2015 10:02 GMT
New regulation effectively means the EU is now a ship arrest haven for those initiating action through the Rotterdam court, says law firm.

Hull performance tie-up designed to help cut fuel costs
04 Jun 2015 09:07 GMT
Cooperation agreement to work on improving hull performance.

Wartsila 31 engine: a 'breakthrough' in fuel efficiency
03 Jun 2015 10:51 GMT
New engine is said to raise fuel efficiency, fuel flexibility, and operational optimization to 'totally new levels'.

SkyBench concept for mega box ships gets approval in principle
03 Jun 2015 09:57 GMT
Potential to offset reduced cargo capacity when choosing LNG as ship fuel means that a tailored design to meet future sulphur emission limits can be offered, says DNV GL.

New ship designs feature 'exceptionally low and best-in-class fuel consumption'
02 Jun 2015 15:20 GMT
Vessel designs are based on the concept of achieving optimal fuel efficiency.

Solar solutions cleared for commercial release
02 Jun 2015 12:19 GMT
Go-ahead follows completion of sea trials onboard a vessel operated by Blue Star Ferries.

DNV GL sees hybrid propulsion as emerging trend
01 Jun 2015 10:58 GMT
Number of hybrid vessels in operation could rise to 100 by 2020, says CEO of DNV Maritime.

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