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Home » News » Europe News - June 2017

Europe News - June 2017

Bunker-saving Stena Impeccable named in ceremony
29 Jun 2017 10:51 GMT
Ship's fuel consumption is said to be 10-20% lower than that of equivalent vessels.

Energy flow tool could cut fuel costs by up to 6%: Deltamarin
28 Jun 2017 13:15 GMT
Simulation tool is designed to help ship operators boost the fuel efficiency of their vessels.

Fluxys prepares for future LNG bunker demand with tank project milestone
28 Jun 2017 07:42 GMT
1,300-tonne dome roof is lifted using air as new LNG tank in Zeebrugge nears completion.

LNG bunkering safety manual developed for Helsinki
27 Jun 2017 14:21 GMT
Manual outlines the safety regulations and demands that are required for safe handling during LNG bunkering.

Hamina LNG terminal construction under way
27 Jun 2017 11:39 GMT
Haminan Energia sees LNG bunkering as part of its plan to drive future growth.

P&I club to perform condition surveys on HFO cargo-carrying tankers
27 Jun 2017 09:40 GMT
Club is required to conduct condition surveys on tankers aged 10 years or more if they carried HFO as cargo.

Naming ceremony held for world's first LNG-powered dredger
26 Jun 2017 09:10 GMT
Vessel forms part of DEME's investment programme focused on increasing efficiency.

Contract signed to build first LNG-fuelled ferry to regularly operate on the Channel
26 Jun 2017 06:12 GMT
Vessel will also be world's first passenger ship to be equipped with cranes to lift LNG containers into a fixed position.

Gasum ups stake in LNG bunker supplier Skangas to 70%
23 Jun 2017 08:29 GMT
Gasum strengthens its position in the Nordic LNG market.

Battery specialist Corvus plans to use $4.9m loan for hybrid ferry projects
23 Jun 2017 00:11 GMT
Canadian firm intends to increase production to meet growing demand.

Shuttle tankers set to be world's first LNG-fuelled DPSTs in 2019
22 Jun 2017 10:46 GMT
Two 125,000-dwt tankers to be owned and operated by AET.

Wartsila confirms 'no detrimental effect' on engine during MSAR fuel trial: Quadrise
21 Jun 2017 13:21 GMT
Wartsila says further assessments during testing would be required to issue a full LONO.

Neste staff cancel plans to suspend fuel deliveries in Porvoo and Naantali
21 Jun 2017 09:33 GMT
Employee groups had planned a political protest next week against the government's ownership policy.

Global Risk Management posts record earnings in 2016-17
21 Jun 2017 07:23 GMT
Fuel risk management specialist achieved a 75% increase in pre-tax earnings.

Fuel-efficient 34DF dual-fuel engine selected for 'next-gen' tankers
20 Jun 2017 09:54 GMT
Wartsila to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels.

Knutsen orders four ME-GI dual-fuel engines
20 Jun 2017 09:27 GMT
Engines to be installed aboard two LNG tanker newbuilds.

DFDS orders two bunker-saving ro-ro ships with scrubbers
19 Jun 2017 11:40 GMT
Vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 2020.

LNG bunkering facility starts operating in northern Norway
19 Jun 2017 09:55 GMT
Refuelling station is located at the supply base for operators engaged in exploration and production drilling in the Barents Sea.

Aegean appoints interim chairman and president as Georgiopoulos steps down
16 Jun 2017 15:55 GMT
Georgiopoulos and John Tavlarios leave the board after failing to secure a majority vote in last week's director election.

Rolls-Royce engines to power world's largest hybrid ferry
16 Jun 2017 12:29 GMT
Color Line ferry is slated for completion in 2019.

LNG bunkering project wins Baltic Sea Forum award
16 Jun 2017 11:37 GMT
Blue Baltics initiative won first prize in the Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award's infrastructure category.

Cepsa becomes first MFM bunker supplier in the port of Gibraltar
15 Jun 2017 12:26 GMT
Spanish firm is also the port of Gibraltar's only RMK 500 supplier.

Gulf Petrochem launches first UK physical bunker supply operation
15 Jun 2017 06:42 GMT
UAE firm follows up launches in Rotterdam and Antwerp with MGO offering on the River Thames.

Monjasa calls for joint effort to meet regulatory challenges
15 Jun 2017 04:51 GMT
COO says there is an increasing need for compliance and sanctions policies in the bunker industry.

Georgiopoulos fails to secure majority vote in Aegean director election
14 Jun 2017 12:37 GMT
John Tavlarios is also unsuccessful in getting the backing of the majority of shareholders.

Gas4Sea vessel starts weekly supply of LNG bunkers to two PCTCs
14 Jun 2017 10:05 GMT
Engie Zeebrugge is world's first LNG bunkering vessel to perform regular ship-to-ship deliveries.

'Spain can lead the LNG bunkering sector', says Gasnam president
14 Jun 2017 08:50 GMT
Freire highlights Spain's regasification infrastructure, LNG bunker projects and fleet renewal programmes.

Scandlines ferries utilize onshore scrub water treatment system in Denmark
13 Jun 2017 12:08 GMT
Gedser treatment system scrubs water from closed-loop exhaust gas scrubber.

Ecoslops a step closer to developing ARA micro-refinery unit
13 Jun 2017 10:22 GMT
Slops specialist in tie-up with VTTI subsidiary ATPC.

LNG-fuelled ferry to undergo two-year trial with propulsion technology
12 Jun 2017 12:41 GMT
German ferry to be tested on Lake Constance from 2019.

Total and Ecoslops agree to develop oil residue processing plant
12 Jun 2017 10:23 GMT
La Mede unit is expected to become operational by the end of 2018.

Heineken and GoodFuels team up in new biofuel bunker initiative
12 Jun 2017 07:14 GMT
Inland barge transporting beer is supplied with bunkers containing 30% biofuel.

J. Lauritzen and Torm achieve bunker savings from Blue INNOship project
09 Jun 2017 11:35 GMT
J. Lauritzen says it managed to save 5 percent in fuel costs last year.

AIDA Cruises targets LNG bunkers in Barcelona for newest ship 'before the summer is out'
09 Jun 2017 09:14 GMT
Cruise operator says it is also in talks with other Mediterranean ports regarding the provision of LNG fuel.

Wartsila produces draft MSAR interim LONO: Quadrise
09 Jun 2017 06:49 GMT
Letter of no objection in the process of being reviewed by Maersk, says emulsion technology firm.

Klaipeda LNG capacity snapped up by three terminal users
08 Jun 2017 09:34 GMT
LNG bunker supplier Litgas amongst the companies to have reserved terminal capacity in advance.

Shipowner associations encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy
07 Jun 2017 11:09 GMT
ECSA and ICS say US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement should not jeopardise global CO2 reduction goals.

German tie-up targets 'holistic', bunker-saving ship designs
07 Jun 2017 06:50 GMT
Project partners aim to improve fuel efficiency via the combined optimisation of propeller and rudder systems.

Nordic Marine Oil performs first bunker delivery of the cruise season
06 Jun 2017 13:08 GMT
Cruise vessel was supplied with fuel at the port of Aalborg.

MSC Cruises orders two LNG-fuelled ships with options for another two
06 Jun 2017 11:32 GMT
The two 200,000-grt 'World Class' vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2024.

Torghatten Nord orders 15 bunker-saving engines for LNG-powered ferries
05 Jun 2017 12:11 GMT
Engines are to power five ferries operating between Bergen and Stord.

Balearia highlights LNG-fuelled ferries in presentation of corporate report
05 Jun 2017 10:36 GMT
Spanish ferry operator presented its seventh Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report.

PERFECt phase II readies LNG-fuelled boxship with no engine room for the order book
01 Jun 2017 09:08 GMT
Phase II has looked to validate phase I results and develop the concept to a 'ready to order' stage.

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