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Home » News » Europe News - March 2017

Europe News - March 2017

Bomin Linde to rebrand as Nauticor
30 Mar 2017 15:22 GMT
Name change to become effective from 1st April.

Fluxys lauds Zeebrugge jetty 'milestone' for LNG bunkering
30 Mar 2017 10:04 GMT
Net profit falls 20.6 percent, small-scale LNG business 'enjoys continued success'.

Maersk, AkzoNobel in tie-up to slash carbon emissions
29 Mar 2017 10:46 GMT
Companies aim to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10 percent.

Spain's official gazette confirms approval of LNG bunkering in Gijon
29 Mar 2017 08:57 GMT
Spanish port intends to start truck-to-ship bunkering of LNG 'in the coming months'.

Quadrise confirms two-shift production at Cepsa refinery
28 Mar 2017 13:46 GMT
Manufacturing unit at San Roque switched to 24-hour production in January.

Navigazione Montanari ship achieves 30% bunker savings in two-year project
28 Mar 2017 10:37 GMT
Savings realized thanks to modification for reducing the fuel consumption of Alfa Laval Smit Combustion inert gas systems.

Study to examine developing bio LNG as transport fuel in Rotterdam
27 Mar 2017 10:33 GMT
Project partners aim to complete the study by the second half of this year.

Arkas expands fleet with two bunker tankers
27 Mar 2017 09:03 GMT
Turkish firm increases size of bunker supply fleet to seven.

BMS United Bunkers seeks trader trainee
27 Mar 2017 07:23 GMT
Bunker firm looking to recruit employee in Piraeus, Greece.

Unioil reaches 18-month milestone as LNG bunker supplier
24 Mar 2017 11:23 GMT
Danish firm focusing on developing its LNG bunker supply business in Europe.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel set to arrive in Zeebrugge next week
24 Mar 2017 08:45 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.

Calpam launches bunker operation covering all French ports
23 Mar 2017 16:14 GMT
Supplier offering truck delivery of low-sulphur marine gas oil.

Saga Cruises awards hybrid scrubber contract
23 Mar 2017 09:47 GMT
Yara Marine Technologies to supply newbuild ferry, with an option for a second vessel.

Barcelona plans to reward clean ships with 40% incentive
23 Mar 2017 07:52 GMT
Green ship initiative comes as Spanish port develops infrastructure for the supply of LNG.

MAN engines to power Australian Navy replenishment oilers
23 Mar 2017 05:45 GMT
Shipset deliveries scheduled for December 2017 and June 2018.

Operators urged to take soundings in wake of Singapore piping 'irregularities'
21 Mar 2017 13:08 GMT
Vessel operators advised to also use a 'reputable' bunker surveyor.

Van Oord 'proud' of decision to build LNG-fuelled ship
21 Mar 2017 09:20 GMT
Net profit fell 46.6% in 2016 amid 'worsening conditions in the dredging and offshore oil and gas markets'.

Black Sea bunker trader joins new supplier
20 Mar 2017 17:05 GMT
Andrey Zubov appointed trader at Fast Bunker Trade Ltd.

BMS United promotes trader
20 Mar 2016 15:24 GMT
George Makrakis promoted to the role of Maritime Lubricants Manager & Senior Bunker Trader.

PureSOx scrubber development continues
20 Mar 2017 12:34 GMT
Alfa Laval pursuing improvements and options to make scrubber more flexible and optimized.

Terntank takes delivery of fourth LNG-fuelled vessel
17 Mar 2017 12:31 GMT
The Tern Ocean is the fourth of a quartet of 15,000-dwt tankers built for Terntank Rederi.

Alfa Laval to deliver first booster system for LPG-fuelled ships
17 Mar 2017 10:57 GMT
Company's low-flashpoint methanol booster systems have already logged more than 4,500 running hours.

Preem, Vattenfall in large-scale biofuel production tie-up
17 Mar 2017 09:02 GMT
Companies to study using hydrogen gas for the production of biofuel.

EU Arctic resolution vote calls for HFO ban
16 Mar 2017 13:55 GMT
Resolution passed by European Parliament in 483/100 plenary vote.

Neil Lamerton launches bunker broking business
16 Mar 2017 08:35 GMT
New company also offering technical advice, risk management, consultancy and dispute resolution services.

Baltic LNG bunkering network gains momentum
15 Mar 2017 14:36 GMT
'Blue Baltics' project partners meet in Lithuania.

Scheveningen launches shore power installation
15 Mar 2017 11:48 GMT
Seven shore power connection points are now available at the Dutch port.

Gener8 sees bunker costs jump 31% in 2016
14 Mar 2017 12:17 GMT
Aegean sold 69% of total, but $3 million less than the previous year.

Ektank orders bunker-saving shaft generators
14 Mar 2017 10:18 GMT
WE Tech solution is said to produce 'tons of fuel savings'.

Project to fit rotor sails on first product tanker expected to slash bunker costs by 7-10%
14 Mar 2017 09:03 GMT
Wind-powered technology to be installed on board a Maersk Tankers vessel in 2018.

LNG, onshore power discussed at Green InfraPort seminar
13 Mar 2017 10:05 GMT
Presentations on bunker-related issues at Transport Week 2017.

Aegean Marine Petroleum goes ex-dividend
13 Mar 2017 06:14 GMT
Dividend payments on Aegean shares traded on or after 13th March will go to the seller.

Construction of UK's first dual-fuel ships nears milestone
10 May 2017 14:12 GMT
First ship approaching 75% steelwork fabrication, second vessel following closely behind.

Van Oord orders first LNG-powered vessel
10 Mar 2017 12:28 GMT
Project to be used as learning experience as firm explores the use of alternative fuels.

LNG Gorskaya in UK tie-up to attract bunker project financing
09 Mar 2017 15:41 GMT
Company aims to finance the construction of LNG bunkering hubs in northern Europe.

LOI signed to equip boat with fuel cells
09 Mar 2017 10:21 GMT
Planned collaboration comprises feasibility study, vessel construction and commercialization.

Lotos achieves record results in 2016
09 Mar 2017 08:42 GMT
Bunker player posts best net profit in its history.

Unioil appoints Sales and Business Development Manager
08 Mar 2017 13:35 GMT
Kristian Korsgaard Pedersen joins Unioil from Glander International Bunkering.

Neste sets out Baltic strategy following record year
08 Mar 2017 09:01 GMT
Aims include improving supply capacity, a safety programme and refinery merger.

Rotterdam targets 'virtually zero' emissions by 2050
07 Mar 2017 11:29 GMT
Port aims to play key role in accelerating the 'energy transition'.

CYE Petrol achieves 34% jump in bunker sales in 2016
06 Mar 2017 12:52 GMT
Supplier forecasts sales of more than half a million tonnes this year.

Vitol to acquire Petrol Ofisi for EUR 1,368 million
06 Mar 2017 10:12 GMT
Deal comes a year after OMV's decision to put the Turkish business up for sale.

Black Sea bunker supplier shuts down operation
03 Mar 2017 13:34 GMT
Specialist Black Sea trader with more than 20 years' experience seeks employment.

Tech chief 'convinced' big cruise line will back battery power in 2017
03 Mar 2017 10:49 GMT
Change to batteries, fuel cells coming 'sooner rather than later', says Foreship's new Head of Technology.

Aegean expecting 'strong growth' from bunker trading
03 Mar 2017 09:05 GMT
Bunker firm forecasts positive future for trading as division sells 12.9% of Q4 volumes.

ClassNK receives EU MRV accreditation from UKAS
02 Mar 2017 12:53 GMT
Classification society gets green light from UK accreditation body.

Alfa Laval begins gas testing at newly expanded facility
02 Mar 2017 11:34 GMT
1,100 cbm added to focus on combustion technologies for gas and other fuel alternatives.

Glander International Bunkering hires Sales Manager in Geneva
02 Mar 2017 09:57 GMT
Appointment described as being a 'pivotal step' in strengthening Geneva trading team.

Aegean sells 16.5m tonnes in 2016, net income jumps 44.7%
02 Mar 2017 08:56 GMT
Bunker firm records rise in net income and gross profit despite drop in revenue.

Verifavia receives accreditation as a global EU MRV verifier
01 Mar 2017 12:17 GMT
UKAS accreditation recognises Verifavia's ability to offer full scope of EU MRV verification services worldwide.

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