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Home » News » Europe News - April 2016

Europe News - April 2016

Agreement to develop Alternative Energy Hub in Antwerp
29 Apr 2016 09:29 GMT
Hub to include LNG refuelling station for inland navigation and road transport.

Zenith Energy completes acquisition of BP's Amsterdam terminal
27 Apr 2016 13:20 GMT
Liquid storage and handling facility has a total capacity of more than six million barrels.

Closing remarks at MEPC 69
25 Apr 2016 10:01 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, spoke at the end of the 69th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

MEPC 'failed to achieve the required minimum outcome'
25 Apr 2016 09:58 GMT
Increased risk of reduction targets being taken out of the shipping industry's hands, says coalition.

IMO agrees mandatory system for collecting fuel consumption data
25 Apr 2016 07:02 GMT
Draft mandatory data collection requirements are to be put forward for adoption at the 70th MEPC session in October.

Resolutions passed at Vopak's AGM
21 Apr 2016 14:41 GMT
Summary of resolutions passed at Royal Vopak's Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on April 20.

Turkey's 'biggest' single delivery of MGO
21 Apr 2016 10:41 GMT
Supply of 2,130 tonnes to drillship is said to be Turkey's biggest ever single delivery of MGO.

Vopak announces 'robust performance' on day of AGM
20 Apr 2016 11:21 GMT
Results are said to have been achieved due to 'sound market fundamentals for storage demand and infrastructure services'.

Secretary-General's speech at MEPC 69
20 Apr 2016 09:57 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, spoke earlier this week at the 69th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

IBIA develops bunker course with UK marine school
19 Apr 2016 08:50 GMT
Association aims to roll out the course to other colleges in the UK and around the world.

Cepsa recognized for fuel-saving port project
19 Apr 2016 08:34 GMT
Loading and unloading system is a finalist at the upcoming Edison Awards in New York.

Fuel consumption data on the agenda at MEPC 69
19 Apr 2016 02:25 GMT
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is meeting in London this week.

KPI Bridge Oil expands supply operation in Denmark
18 Apr 2016 09:54 GMT
Bunker firm charters supply barge in Esbjerg.

Award for 'world's most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine'
18 Apr 2016 09:24 GMT
Is described as being 'the marine industry's most powerful, fuel efficient, fuel flexible, and environmentally sound engine'.

IMO-EU project aimed at promoting fuel-efficient technologies
18 Apr 2016 08:33 GMT
Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres (MTCCs) are to be established in five target regions.

Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel elects director
14 Apr 2016 10:25 GMT
Wartsila's John Hatley joins the board of directors.

ICS calls for 'immediate' decision on IMO sulphur cap
14 Apr 2016 08:46 GMT
Submissions made to Marine Environment Committee (MEPC) for next week's London meeting.

ABB wins contract to electrify hybrid car ferry
11 Apr 2016 13:28 GMT
Vessel to run as a hybrid, but can be modified to run as a fully electric ferry with a shore charging system.

Agreement to build up to four LNG-fuelled cruise ships
11 Apr 2016 12:05 GMT
MSC Cruises orders two vessels with the option for a further two.

Rotterdam 380 cSt weekly price summary
11 Apr 2016 11:20 GMT
A summary of Rotterdam 380 centistoke (cSt) prices in week 14.

Ecoslops wins subsidy for desulphurisation project
11 Apr 2016 10:47 GMT
EUR 200,000 subsidy granted for P2R-MDO project that aims to reduce the amount of sulphur in MDO.

D'Amico wins green award
07 Apr 2016 10:48 GMT
Italian group has a department that is solely focused on monitoring the performance of its fleet, including fuel consumption.

Coastguard awards fuel sampling contract for UK ports
06 Apr 2016 11:54 GMT
Lucion Marine to carry out fuel oil sampling at major UK ports on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Four more methanol-fuelled ferries for Stena
06 Apr 2016 09:02 GMT
Stena signs contract to build four gas-ready ro-pax ferries.

Green InfraPort project grant approved
05 Apr 2016 15:05 GMT
Grant to be used to implement a number of sustainable solutions in the Baltic Sea region.

OW Bunker investors file lawsuit
05 Apr 2016 12:10 GMT
26 Danish institutional investors in claim for losses associated with the bankruptcy of OW Bunker.

SSI: 'IMO must show action on GHG emissions at MEPC 69'
05 Apr 2016 08:53 GMT
Minimum outcome must be an agreement on the quick development of a working plan to reduce GHG emissions, says shipping coalition.

Rotterdam 380 cSt weekly price summary
04 Apr 2016 10:50 GMT
A summary of Rotterdam 380 centistoke (cSt) prices in week 13.

Rotterdam 380 cSt average up for second consecutive month
01 Apr 2016 09:33 GMT
Europe's biggest bunker port records highest 380 cSt average in four months.

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