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Home » News » Europe News - May 2016

Europe News - May 2016

Permit obtained for St Petersburg fuel terminal project
30 May 2016 14:35 GMT
Fuel terminal is expected to be handling up to 4-5 million tonnes of oil products per annum by 2020.

OSV saves fuel with trim optimization tool
30 May 2016 08:17 GMT
Offshore supply vessel (OSV) consumed 4.3 percent less fuel over six-month period, according to study.

Operators advised to 'wage war on soot' with post-combustion fuel treatment
26 May 2016 10:58 GMT
Post-combustion fuel treatment cuts vessel costs, inefficiency and risk, advises Wilhelmsen Ships Service.

Baltic Exchange and Singapore Exchange enter into exclusive discussions
26 May 2016 09:10 GMT
Exclusivity agreement signed. Baltic board to consult with stakeholders before making a final recommendation

Aegean revenue, net income down despite 31% jump in sales volumes
25 May 2016 13:08 GMT
Bunker supplier sold 4.2 million tonnes during the first three months of 2016.

Nanol 'proves' 2% fuel savings from lubricant additive
25 May 2016 11:37 GMT
Test on ro-ro cargo vessel was overseen by Lloyd's Register.

LNG retrofit project selected for international trade fair
25 May 2016 10:08 GMT
Initiative consists of retrofitting a ro-pax vessel so that it can be powered by both diesel and LNG.

'World's fastest electric commuter vessel' launched in Latvia
24 May 2016 10:50 GMT
Vessel is powered by a lithium-ion battery energy storage system.

New design for low-emission hybrid e-tug
23 May 2016 15:31 GMT
'Perfectly optimized' loading of the propulsion system is said to ensure low maintenance and fuel costs.

Aegean Marine Petroleum elects directors
20 May 2016 08:35 GMT
Yiannis N. Papanicolaou and Konstantinos D. Koutsomitopoulos to serve as directors until 2019.

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker starts ninth season of cooperation with Royal Caribbean
19 May 2016 14:04 GMT
Russian firm carries out its first bunker delivery of the 2016 cruise season to Miami-headquatered ship operator.

New Assistant Risk Manager at Global Risk Management
19 May 2016 10:58 GMT
Bahn Eriksen joins the company's head office in Middelfart, Denmark.

WWL limits at-berth sulphur emissions to less than 0.1% worldwide
18 May 2016 10:09 GMT
New company policy means all WWL's vessels will either switch to marine gas oil (MGO) or use scrubber technology.

Eniram opens office in central London
18 May 2016 08:54 GMT
Provider of fuel-saving technology launches office 'in the heart of the London shipping community'.

Cockett Marine Oil names new CEO
18 May 2016 07:28 GMT
Cem Saral is to assume his new role on September 1, succeeding Karl Beeson.

Preem and Beowulf Energy in sulphur reduction project tie-up
16 May 2016 14:07 GMT
Companies are to examine the potential for establishing a new residue hydrocracker plant that would produce sulphur-free transportation fuels.

Hamburg's first simultaneous LNG supply operation
16 May 2016 12:06 GMT
AIDAprima and AIDAsol were both supplied with power from LNG on May 14.

Dan-Bunkering trader moves to Connecticut
13 May 2016 11:41 GMT
Kasper Rosenberg has transferred from Dan-Bunkering's head office in Denmark to Stamford, United States.

IBIA calls for industry-wide cooperation to develop 'fair and fully understood' sales terms
13 May 2016 09:38 GMT
Association calls for the industry to 'think innovatively' to overcome the situation that has arisen as a result of the OW Bunker collapse.

Hose-in-hose LNG transfer system 'revolutionary', says Trelleborg
13 May 2016 08:55 GMT
System is said to improve safety, lower costs and improve access to low-emission LNG fuel.

AkzoNobel awards first carbon credits to Greek shipowner
12 May 2016 10:48 GMT
Scheme rewards shipowners for converting to sustainable hull coatings.

UK's first dual-fuel ships to be built in Glasgow
11 May 2016 09:36 GMT
Ro-ro passenger ferries to be fitted with engines capable of operating on either LNG or conventional diesel fuels.

Aegean to hold Q1 earnings call in May
11 May 2016 07:52 GMT
Bunker firm's earnings call to take place after the announcement of its Q1 results.

AIDAprima completes full LNG test run
10 May 2016 10:47 GMT
Vessel is world's first cruise ship that can be operated on LNG whilst in port.

Rotterdam 380 cSt weekly price summary
09 May 2016 10:22 GMT
A summary of Rotterdam 380 centistoke (cSt) prices in week 18.

Gard issues emergency fuel recommendations
06 May 2016 09:18 GMT
P&I Club recommends the use of DMX fuel to avoid emergency equipment failure.

Nominations open for first Wind Propulsion Awards
06 May 2016 07:29 GMT
Awards ceremony is due to be held at SMM 2016 in September.

Maersk Line posts 95% decline in Q1 profit as bunker costs plummet
05 May 2016 09:24 GMT
The average bunker price paid was 50% lower than during the first quarter of 2015.

WSS: 'One-stop shop' bunkering delivers better quality, efficiency and value
04 May 2016 10:46 GMT
Norwegian firm says its global Bunker Service Agreements minimize delay and maximize value and operational performance.

Couche-Tard completes acquisition of Dansk Fuels
03 May 2016 10:33 GMT
Shell business sold for approximately $300 million, including working capital.

Ecoslops signs incentive agreement for waste disposal
03 May 2016 09:49 GMT
Ecoslops to provide a 25 percent discount to all Green Award-certified ships

Rotterdam 380 cSt up in 3 straight months for first time since Sep 2012
03 May 2016 09:15 GMT
Europe's biggest bunker port records highest 380 cSt average in five months.

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