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Home » News » Europe News - May 2017

Europe News - May 2017

Rolls-Royce showcases new gas and diesel engines at Nor-Shipping
30 May 2017 12:27 GMT
First certified MTU gas engines for commercial marine applications; Series 4000 diesel engines for IMO III and EPA Tier 4.

Rolls-Royce launches V-line version of B33:45 engine
30 May 2017 11:58 GMT
At 750 rpm, fuel consumption at 100% load is said to be 176g/kWh.

MTU's Stefan Muller talks bunker-saving hybrid drives
30 May 2017 10:54 GMT
Muller discusses the benefits of hybrid solutions and the applications to which they are particularly suited.

Biofuel-powered shipping route to launch from Rotterdam to New York
29 May 2017 08:21 GMT
The first 'Good Trade Lane' is scheduled to launch in September.

Natural gas 'has bright prospects as a bunker fuel': Alexey Miller
29 May 2017 07:51 GMT
Gazprom's CEO is upbeat about LNG bunkering during conference address in Vienna.

Stolt-Nielsen orders two dual-fuel ships, with options for another three
26 May 2017 08:12 GMT
Vessels will be capable of running on distillates or LNG and built for ship-to-ship bunkering.

Gulf Petrochem launches Russia and Baltic trading desk
26 May 2017 00:02 GMT
Desk headed by former Gazpromneft Marine Bunker sales manager, Boris Kuftyrev.

Titan LNG doubles speed of bunker deliveries in Amsterdam
25 May 2017 13:15 GMT
Supplier uses 'T-piece' to combine the flow of fuel from two trucks into one bunkering hose.

Aegean posts 88.1% drop in net income despite rise in revenue, sales volume
24 May 2017 09:18 GMT
CEO says results 'do not reflect the overall strength of our business' as company pursues 'more asset-light model'.

First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel christened in ceremony
23 May 2017 12:57 GMT
The Coralius was named in a ceremony held on May 22.

World Fuel Services heads to Nor-Shipping
23 May 2017 11:31 GMT
WFS to showcase its fuel and lubricant solutions, host special events and emphasize topics covered in its white papers.

Monjasa reports upturn following challenging 2016
22 May 2017 18:07 GMT
Bunker firm posts positive net results for the first quarter.

LNG-fuelled car carrier joins UECC fleet
22 May 2017 10:42 GMT
The Auto Energy is able to run on LNG, HFO and MGO.

ITIC and ASG launch new surveyors' indemnity wording
22 May 2017 09:23 GMT
New wording is designed to 'address the imbalance between owners' and surveyors' responsibilities'.

Wartsila MSAR fuel LONO expected in May: Quadrise
22 May 2017 08:41 GMT
Quadrise says LONO from Wartsila will help support its business development activities.

LiqTech wins $399k order for scrubber water treatment system
19 May 2017 07:57 GMT
Danish firm notes rise in customer interest since the announcement of the 2020 sulphur cap.

Parker Kittiwake launches 'definitive guide to fuel and lube oil'
17 May 2017 11:18 GMT
Manual provides guidance on selection, purchase, use, and monitoring of fuels and lubes.

Maersk Fluid Technology welcomes growing demand for blending-on-board system
17 May 2017 10:37 GMT
Firm says influx of orders confirms operator demand to blend cylinder lubricant compositions that match actual engine operating conditions and fuel sulphur levels.

Finnlines aims to slash bunker costs with new vessel lengthening initiative
17 May 2017 09:42 GMT
Ferry firm looks to the future with Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Investment Programme.

Landmark bunker barge delivery to a non-cruise ship in Malaga
16 May 2017 11:22 GMT
Peninsula Petroleum supplied bulk carrier with marine fuel on May 13.

ICS to propose IMO adopts 'aspirational' CO2 reduction objectives
16 May 2017 09:28 GMT
Association to suggest objectives are adopted as part of IMO's CO2 reduction strategy, to be agreed in 2018.

Monjasa extends supply capacity in North West Europe
16 May 2017 07:38 GMT
Supplier adds bunker vessel in Skagen, completes first delivery.

Safe use of natural gas as marine fuel addressed in Naples
12 May 2017 09:53 GMT
New mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels discussed.

Unaudited revenue up for Tallink's Estonia-Finland route with LNG-fuelled ferry
12 May 2017 07:55 GMT
New LNG-powered ship accommodates around 40% more passengers and almost double the car capacity of replaced ship.

Maersk Line posts Q1 loss as bunker costs jump 95% yoy
11 May 2017 12:45 GMT
Shipping giant spent $381 million more on bunkers in Q1 compared to last year.

Korean Register authorized by DAkks to act as EU MRV verification body
10 May 2017 11:44 GMT
Classification society approved by Germany's national accreditation body to verify EU MRV regulation compliance.

Partnership to develop world's first fully electric and autonomous container vessel
10 May 2017 11:14 GMT
Vessel is planned to start operating in the second half of 2018.

DFDS ships to improve efficiency with ABB technology
09 May 2017 10:03 GMT
ABB shaft generators to be installed on two DFDS ro-ro vessels.

Evergas and Clipper to equip ships with lubricant blending-on-board system
09 May 2017 09:05 GMT
Total number of SEA-Mate blending-on-board systems ordered is more than two hundred.

Maersk pulls out of MSAR fuel trial
08 May 2017 13:25 GMT
Idea of using MSAR alongside scrubbers scrapped as Maersk plumps for compliant fuel from 2020.

Reinplus Vanwoerden Bunker announces name change
08 May 2017 10:47 GMT
Name change follows acquisition of Total's inland bunkering business, Fiwado B.V.

MOBC ordered to pay $1.2m over storage dispute with Island Bunker Oils
05 May 2017 12:27 GMT
Court rejects MOBC's force majeure argument for not being able to honour fuel storage agreement.

First ever LNG bunker delivery performed in Santander
06 May 2017 12:18 GMT
Cement carrier MV Ireland supplied with LNG in a truck-to-ship delivery.

Geos extends bunker supply capacity with delivery of new vessel
05 May 2017 10:43 GMT
The Thun Grace has been taken on long-term time charter from Thun Tankers.

New ARA bunker supplier to perform first delivery on May 5
05 May 2017 10:02 GMT
Chartered barge to supply 540 metric tonnes to a customer on Friday evening.

Terntank wins 'Gold Drop' award for LNG-powered ships
04 May 2017 12:28 GMT
Shipping firm described as an 'innovative pathfinder that leads the way'.

Patrick Verhoeven to leave ECSA for IAPH
03 May 2017 09:26 GMT
Verhoeven to continue in his current role until the end of August.

Common rail inventor explains why Wartsila 31 is world's most efficient 4-stroke engine
03 May 2017 07:41 GMT
Wartsila's Dave Jay says elimination of camshafts 'isn't that far away'.

Barcelona's new cruise terminal to accommodate LNG-fuelled ships
02 May 2017 10:26 GMT
Artist renderings of Carnival's new cruise terminal, which is due to open in 2018.

BC Ferries' third LNG-fuelled vessel sets sail for Canada
01 May 2017 10:31 GMT
Dual-fuel ferry, the Salish Raven, is due to start operating this autumn.

Skangas wins government tender to supply LNG bunkers
01 May 2017 09:53 GMT
Finnish firm to supply offshore patrol vessel and icebreaker with LNG between 2017 and 2019.

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