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Home » News » Europe News - September 2016

Europe News - September 2016

Dual-fuel icebreaker delivered in Helsinki
29 Sep 2016 11:50 GMT
Arctia Icebreaking's new vessel is able to run on LNG or low-sulphur diesel.

Fuel-saving Water Bus to undergo sea trials
28 Sep 2016 12:33 GMT
Amongst its features, the vessel is said to offer reduced fuel consumption with a slender hull, low resistance and low wake.

UK capital the best location to resolve disputes, says Maritime London
27 Sep 2016 08:51 GMT
New booklet lists reasons why international lawyers and their clients should conduct their legal business in London.

Mark Jackson named CEO of The Baltic Exchange
27 Sep 2016 08:10 GMT
'Overwhelming majority' of shareholders also approved SGX takeover on Monday.

Shipping confidence up for second quarter in a row: survey
26 Sep 2016 15:12 GMT
Fuel costs ranked as sixth factor likely to influence performance most significantly over the next year.

IBIA welcomes Danish authorities' clampdown on bunker fraud
26 Sep 2016 10:43 GMT
Association 'deeply concerned'; stresses that it is striving to promote best practice guidelines across the industry.

USTC firms not involved in any fraud case, says CEO
23 Sep 2016 15:25 GMT
Comments follow yesterday's court ruling where a bunker company was ordered to pay a fine of $1.5 million.

Kluber launches specialty lubricants
23 Sep 2016 11:14 GMT
New EALs are said to offer high-performance and reliability under extreme conditions.

Ecoslops records 70% jump in H1 income
23 Sep 2016 09:32 GMT
Slops specialist provides financial and operational update.

ExxonMobil releases cylinder oil lubricant report
22 Sep 2016 10:35 GMT
Report is designed to provide operators with insights on future cylinder oil selection.

Emissions monitoring added to Enginei fuel management system
22 Sep 2016 09:40 GMT
Upgraded system also provides combustion efficiency data, assessing engine power against both fuel consumption and engine speed.

Total and Ecoslops in MoU to develop oil residue processing plant at La Mede
22 Sep 2016 08:10 GMT
Oil residue waste-processing unit to be built at Total's refinery near the port of Marseille.

Emissions monitoring initiative designed to help inland ships improve fuel efficiency
21 Sep 2016 12:15 GMT
COBALD is targeted mainly towards ships with older engines to help lower fuel consumption and emissions.

LNG-fuelled vessel loads cargo at Gate's new third jetty
21 Sep 2016 10:48 GMT
The Coral Methane, chartered by Shell, called at the new jetty on 19th September.

Aegean renews credit facilities worth $1.25 billion
21 Sep 2016 09:25 GMT
Both credit facilities - worth $1 billion and $250 million - were arranged by ABN AMRO.

First LNG bunkering pontoon developed in northwest Europe
21 Sep 2016 08:55 GMT
Titan LNG Flex-Fueler will give larger vessels access to LNG in the ARA region.

Engie mulling over the future of its LNG business, claims CGT coordinator
20 Sep 2016 13:32 GMT
Claim comes less than two weeks after the launch of Engie's LNG bunkering business, Gas4Sea.

Jotun backs EU decision to approve the use of copper in marine antifoulings
20 Sep 2016 10:14 GMT
Marine coatings specialist says copper's effectiveness is 'second to none'.

Aegean completes repurchase of founder's shares
20 Sep 2016 06:57 GMT
Following the share repurchase, Aegean has a total of 39,403,822 shares outstanding.

LNG 'the fuel of the future', says Cyprus's Transport Minister
19 Sep 2016 06:46 GMT
Marios Demetriades highlights the challenges ahead for LNG bunkering and the role of the EU.

Propulsion control system refit helps VLCC optimise fuel consumption
19 Sep 2016 08:00 GMT
AutoChief 600 integrates with energy management and navigation systems to optimise fuel use.

Cepsa to supply LNG via Europe's first multi-product barge
19 Sep 2016 00:04 GMT
Barge is due to begin operating at the port of Barcelona in 2018.

Shell inks deal to sell bunker-producing Fredericia refinery
15 Sep 2016 12:14 GMT
Oil major reaches agreement to sell A/S Dansk Shell to Dansk Olieselskab ApS.

Consortium to develop fuel performance monitoring software
15 Sep 2016 11:18 GMT
Technology will be designed to help operators reduce fuel consumption and cut costs.

Quadrise extends contracts with AkzoNobel until 2018
14 Sep 2016 17:05 GMT
Agreements cover the purchase and supply of goods and services, and the joint development of emulsion fuels.

Polish firms claim LNG bunker delivery first
14 Sep 2016 12:11 GMT
PGNiG SA and Lotos Group supply LNG to platform supply vessel (PSV) during sea trials.

Bureau Veritas supports ship-to-ship LNG bunkering milestone
14 Sep 2016 08:40 GMT
Organization classed both vessels involved in the world's first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation between two independent ocean-going vessels.

Oil Risk Manager appointed in Denmark
13 Sep 2016 12:07 GMT
Morten Elgkjaer joins Global Risk Management's oil risk team.

Wartsila wins contract for four new Swedish LNG-fuelled tankers
12 Sep 2016 13:21 GMT
Vessels designed for optimal efficiency and 50 percent reduction in CO2 emissions.

Hamburg in tie-up to adopt low-emission propulsion technology
12 Sep 2016 09:27 GMT
German port aims to improve the sustainability of its fleet.

Electric-powered tourist vessel named Ship of the Year at SMM
09 Sep 2016 14:10 GMT
Vessel runs on diesel engines and switches to electric power at UNESCO world heritage site.

Wood-based marine biofuel 'successfully tested'
08 Sep 2016 15:05 GMT
The fuel, supplied by UPM Biofuels, is said to be the first ever biofuel derived from wood residue used by a marine fleet.

Monjasa becomes exclusive supplier at UK's Tongue Anchorage
08 Sep 2016 14:06 GMT
Company expands its portfolio in the English Channel and North Europe.

Transas CEO: Shipping ops not just about fuel-saving apps
08 Sep 2016 11:07 GMT
'Complete picture' THESIS concept is discussed at SMM 2016.

Gas4Sea to start ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in Q4
07 Sep 2016 11:23 GMT
Purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel to carry out deliveries in Zeebrugge and nearby locations.

Bureau Veritas to class world's first LNG conversion of a container ship
07 Sep 2016 08:55 GMT
Conversion to LNG fuel is scheduled to take place in 2017.

Air lubrication technology cuts fuel costs by more than 4% in sea trials
06 Sep 2016 14:05 GMT
Efficiency savings of up to 8 percent possible for larger ships, according to data analysis.

LNG-powered inland pusher developed
06 Sep 2016 09:49 GMT
Ship's overall efficiency has been improved by 16 percent, says Kooiman.

IBIA 'Be prepared' SMM forum to examine 0.5% sulphur cap
05 Sep 2016 06:41 GMT
Forum to cover the main issues related to IMO's global limit on sulphur content for marine fuels.

The fuel-efficient way to improve cat fine protection
01 Sep 2016 00:02 GMT
Automatic control system is designed to optimize the entire fuel cleaning process for the best protection and energy efficiency.

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