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Home » News » Europe News - April 2017

Europe News - April 2017

Finland to launch first all-electric passenger vessel
28 Apr 2017 15:14 GMT
Century-plus-old vessel to relaunch on April 29.

Petrol Bunkering in 'transition phase' of restructuring
28 Apr 2017 10:41 GMT
Swiss entity Petrol Bunkering & Trading PBT Ltd to be phased out during process.

ABB hosts 'Power of the Future' roundtable
27 Apr 2017 11:55 GMT
Industry leaders discuss the technologies and power sources that are shaping the industry.

Petrol Bunkering & Trading to close Hamburg office
27 Apr 2017 06:39 GMT
Petrol Bunkering & Trading Germany is to cease operating from May 1.

Rotterdam's new hybrid patrol boat set to start operating in September
26 Apr 2017 09:11 GMT
The RPA 8 will be powered by distillate fuel and electricity.

Hoglund lands automation system contract for BSM's LNG bunkering vessel
26 Apr 2017 07:29 GMT
Automation system contract is Norwegian firm's third for an LNG delivery barge.

Lukoil-Bunker tanker to undergo repairs in Murmansk
25 Apr 2017 14:58 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be out of service from May 10.

Thun Tankers orders four fuel-efficient vessels
25 Apr 2017 08:31 GMT
Ships to enter the Gothia Tanker Alliance network in 2019-2020.

Repsol, Enagas perform Europe's first LNG bunkering directly from a regasification plant
24 Apr 2017 17:41 GMT
The Damia Desgagnes received 370 cubic metres of LNG in Cartagena.

Scorpio Bulkers COO voices scrubber, bunker price concerns
24 Apr 2017 08:57 GMT
Cameron Mackey believes there are a number of 2020-related issues shipowners are 'struggling with'.

New ARA bunker supplier plans second barge for Rotterdam market
21 Apr 2017 15:55 GMT
Bunker firm aims to have barge supply bases in both Antwerp and Rotterdam within the next two months.

RN-Bunker starts selling new low-sulphur marine fuel
21 Apr 2017 12:04 GMT
First consignment is said to have been shipped to Kavkaz, Rostov-on-Don, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad.

Scandlines wins award for hybrid ferry
21 Apr 2017 08:21 GMT
Ferry operator receives Shippax Award for the recently launched M/V Berlin.

KPI Bridge Oil hires bunker and lubricant trader in Denmark
20 Apr 2017 10:55 GMT
Anders Petersen back in Europe after spending two years in the UAE and India.

CEO of fuel-saving rotor sail technology wins Young Entrepreneur Award
20 Apr 2017 09:40 GMT
Norsepower's wind power solution described as being a 'potential game-changer' for the industry.

Princess Cruise Lines fined $40m for dumping oily waste and cover-up
20 Apr 2017 07:07 GMT
Illegal practices found to have taken place on five Princess ships.

Enagas kicks off travelling LNG exhibition in Madrid
19 Apr 2017 12:49 GMT
Gas firm to travel across Spain to promote LNG as a transport fuel.

DNV GL gains DAkkS EU MRV accreditation
19 Mar 2017 11:41 GMT
Classification society approved to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) regulation.

LNG port study contract announced in Spain
19 Apr 2017 09:47 GMT
Study is expected to be completed within a period of 18 months.

Wartsila to power world's first LNG-fuelled offshore construction vessel
19 Apr 2017 07:43 GMT
The Orion is expected to be delivered in 2018.

Norden joins Trident Alliance as bunker buyer warns of 'risk of cheating'
18 Apr 2017 11:30 GMT
Danish firm calls for 'equal competitive conditions' via the enforcement of sulphur regulations.

Andesborg bunker spill 'could have been much worse': Coast Guard
18 Apr 2017 09:16 GMT
Vessel is estimated to have leaked up to 1,000 litres of marine fuel.

Shift to LNG bunkers will meet needs of eco-conscious clients: Sovcomflot exec
13 Apr 2017 15:16 GMT
David Moorhouse discusses the work carried out by the company to switch from heavy fuel oil to gas.

Wartsila dual-fuel engines to drive world's first LNG-powered CSD
13 Apr 2017 10:57 GMT
The cutter suction dredger Spartacus is scheduled to be delivered in 2019.

Fluxys and Klaipedos Nafta sign LNG MoU
12 Apr 2017 11:18 GMT
Companies to collaborate in the development of small-scale LNG projects and infrastructure in Europe.

Aegean Marine Petroleum offers ULSFO in all ARA ports
12 Apr 2017 09:31 GMT
Supplier responds to 'increased levels of demand' for 2020-compliant ULSFO.

Scandlines awards 10-year hybrid ferry contract
11 Apr 2017 10:53 GMT
Contract includes service and maintenance of the fleets' energy storage systems.

Bunker issues discussed at Limassol conference
11 Apr 2017 10:34 GMT
The 6th Bunkernet Bunker Conference was attended by more than 100 industry professionals.

Oil report predicts bullish second quarter
10 Apr 2017 11:30 GMT
Report forecasts an increase in the average price of crude over the next 12 months.

Bomin affirms commitment to Baltic bunker market
10 Apr 2017 09:22 GMT
Bomin's Hamburg office will take responsibility for physical operations and infrastructure in the region.

LNG bunkering vessel completes first loading operation in Zeebrugge
07 Apr 2017 14:42 GMT
Engie Zeebrugge to supply LNG to vessels operated by United European Car Carriers.

Alfa Laval awarded PureSOx scrubber contract
07 Apr 2017 12:45 GMT
Delivery of eight hybrid exhaust gas cleaning systems is scheduled for 2018 and 2019.

2010 HNS Convention closer to ratification
07 Apr 2017 11:53 GMT
Focus now turns to member states to ratify and accede to the convention.

Trasmediterranea rules out long-distance fast ferries due to bunker price volatility
07 Apr 2017 09:48 GMT
Business model based on high speed over long distances 'would not make much sense', says GM.

Cepsa presents paper backing LNG as a marine fuel
06 Apr 2017 12:07 GMT
Supplier says fuel has greatest growth potential due to its safety, availability, price and eco-friendly properties.

Nor-Shipping director on clean marine fuels: 'We want to play our part'
06 Apr 2017 11:11 GMT
Birgit Liodden says event is 'incredible opportunity' to drive the clean energy movement forward.

Ecoslops expects construction of La Mede processing unit to start in 2018
05 Apr 2017 14:38 GMT
Slops specialist also aims to accelerate Sines production and ink three new projects in 2017.

New tool calculates knock characteristics of pipeline gas supplied
05 Apr 2017 12:22 GMT
Tool is designed to help end users determine the quality of pipeline gas and assess the risk of engine knock.

Containerships secures funding to implement LNG strategy
05 Apr 2017 07:41 GMT
European Union and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) back project.

Bunker barge deliveries recommence at Spain's fifth-biggest cruise port
04 Apr 2017 10:45 GMT
Peninsula Petroleum supplied Pullmantur cruise vessel by barge on Sunday.

Shell to supply world's first LNG-fuelled Aframax crude tankers
04 Apr 2017 08:06 GMT
New 114,000-dwt tankers are scheduled to commence operating in Q3 2018.

Huge jump in electrically driven, LNG-ready newbuild orders in 2017: Clarksons
04 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Clarksons data shows how the technology and fuel used to power newbuild ships is changing.

KPI Bridge Oil moves head office to City of London
03 Apr 2017 10:55 GMT
Bunker firm had been based in Westminster for nine years.

First ever LNG bunker delivery performed in Bilbao
03 Apr 2017 09:25 GMT
Dry cargo vessel MV Ireland supplied with LNG in a truck-to-ship delivery.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel arrives at home port
03 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.

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