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Home » News » Europe News - October 2015

Europe News - October 2015

Rotterdam 380 cSt price summary: week 44
30 Oct 2015 13:51 GMT
A summary of weekly Rotterdam 380 centistoke (cSt) prices in week 44.

ExxonMobil lubes gain Fincantieri endorsement
28 Oct 2015 11:02 GMT
Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants receive approval from Italian shipbuilder.

Green light for bunker vessel pressure tank concept
27 Oct 2015 13:27 GMT
LNG bunker tanker is said to be able to manage boil-off gas (BOG) better and increase loading and delivery flow rates.

Fuel savings 'can be considerable' with diesel-electric propulsion
27 Oct 2015 11:55 GMT
Simulations indicate diesel-electric propulsion can be a fuel-efficient solution for LNG carriers under realistic operating conditions.

LNG storage and regasification barge concept launched
27 Oct 2015 10:08 GMT
Solution has been developed for locations where pipelines and large-scale LNG receiving terminals are not feasible.

UK shipbroker Century Marine victim of 'fraud'
26 Oct 2015 10:34 GMT
Dubai firm is said to have been passing itself off as connected with Century Marine Services by hacking the company's website.

ECSA: 2016 climate deadline for IMO 'unrealistic'
23 Oct 2015 00:03 GMT
Trade association is 'concerned' by the deadline adopted by the European Parliament.

Energy-efficient gas tankers ordered
21 Oct 2015 13:37 GMT
Vessels are scheduled to be delivered in the second half of 2016.

Monjasa launches First Arctic with Christian Bonfils
21 Oct 2015 11:47 GMT
Company to focus on 'the remote and hard-to-reach areas' with former Nordic Bulk Carriers CEO at the helm.

LNG-ready ULCS makes maiden call at Zeebrugge
20 Oct 2015 15:55 GMT
New UASC ships are the largest currently able to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or conventional heavy fuel oil.

First container ship to be converted to LNG
20 Oct 2015 13:08 GMT
Government-funded project is designed to promote the use LNG as a marine fuel.

Rotterdam 380 cSt price summary: week 42
16 Oct 2015 16:23 GMT
A summary of weekly Rotterdam 380 centistoke (cSt) prices in week 42.

'Breakthrough' in the early detection of cat fines
16 Oct 2015 12:45 GMT
New onboard test kit is said to detect catalytic fines in a matter of minutes.

'Massive fuel savings' with new EGR economizer
15 Oct 2015 15:03 GMT
The Aalborg EGR-HPE is said to enable slower steaming - and fuel savings as a result.

'Not surprised' by car scandal after case with VW-owned MAN over falsifying fuel consumption data
15 Oct 2015 12:39 GMT
CEO of I.M. Skaugen says there are 'many incredible similarities' between his firm's legal dispute with MAN Diesel & Turbo and the Volkswagen car emissions scandal.

Lloyd's Register approves gas containment system
14 Oct 2015 10:04 GMT
GTT gets second validation for its Mark V technology.

Paul Dyke joins Global Vision Bunkers
13 Oct 2015 14:35 GMT
Bunker firm aims to expand its cargo trading activities with former Tramp Oil director.

Scandinavian Bunkering appoints managing director
13 Oct 2015 09:38 GMT
Erik Vinde previously held the position of chief operating officer.

Nordic Marine Oil opens new office and hires sales manager
12 Oct 2015 07:43 GMT
New office launched in Fredericia. Experienced bunker professional Soren Madsen is appointed sales manager.

Rotterdam's biggest weekly 380 cSt percentage rise in eight months
09 Oct 2015 09:50 GMT
A summary of weekly Rotterdam 380 centistoke (cSt) prices in week 41.

Plan to build LNG import terminal scrapped
08 Oct 2015 12:10 GMT
Project to construct LNG import terminal and gas pipeline in Finland is deemed 'not commercially viable'.

'Bumblebee' LNG power plant on tour
08 Oct 2015 10:13 GMT
'Baltic Tour' will take the LNG Hybrid Barge to Copenhagen, Rostock and Kiel during the month of October.

MoU to launch LNG Hybrid Barge in Rotterdam
07 Oct 2015 13:48 GMT
Becker Marine Systems and KOTUG sign memorandum of understanding.

Sustainable marine biofuels programme launched
07 Oct 2015 12:21 GMT
Consortium aims to develop sustainable 'drop-in' marine biofuels for the shipping industry.

Aegean expands Piraeus trading team
07 Oct 2015 10:58 GMT
Sotiris Delidimitriou and Stathis Pavlikakis join the company's worldwide trading division in Greece.

Small decline in 2014 ship operating costs
06 Oct 2015 14:45 GMT
Benchmarking tool reveals operating costs for the tanker, bulker and container ship sectors were all down in 2014.

Global Vision Bunkers confirms trader departure
06 Oct 2015 10:45 GMT
Ex-employee 'no longer works for or represents or has authorisation to speak on behalf of or about Global Vision Bunkers B.V.'

Green Coastal Shipping Programme wins award
05 Oct 2015 10:28 GMT
Programme aims to ensure that Norway has the world's most environmentally friendly fleet of coastal vessels.

Bomin launches physical operation in Antwerp
02 Oct 2015 12:23 GMT
New supply operation is headed up by managing director Leslie Willems.

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