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Home » News » Europe News - August 2017

Europe News - August 2017

Spliethoff engineer talks scrubbers
30 Aug 2017 13:14 GMT
Spliethoff's Roland Hoogeveen explains what it is like operating a fleet of vessels with scrubbers.

LiqTech wins two orders for scrubber water treatment system
30 Aug 2017 07:55 GMT
Danish firm expects to see further development of marine scrubber business in H2.

Germany christens first ship to be powered by methanol fuel cell
29 Aug 2017 14:23 GMT
Fuel cell uses methanol to produce electricity on the vessel and supplies a battery-backed electric motor.

The lowdown on EU MRV regulation as it enters next phase: North P&I
28 Aug 2017 10:20 GMT
P&I club provides overview of key regulation milestones.

Quadrise 'knows of no specific reason' for share price drop following rally
25 Aug 2017 14:39 GMT
Share value falls more than 20% on Friday, but is still up almost 50% since the start of the week.

Skangas secures deal to supply ESL ships with LNG and LBG
25 Aug 2017 00:02 GMT
Vessels are set to be two of the world's first large LNG-fuelled bulkers.

Cockett announces senior management appointments
24 Aug 2017 12:11 GMT
Carl Kiddell joins London office; Colin Holloway will be based in Dubai.

Cepsa becomes first RMK 500 bunker supplier in Barcelona
24 Aug 2017 11:32 GMT
Company also extends supply capacity with the addition of the Spabunker 21.

Odfjell reports net loss as bunker costs rise YoY and fall sequentially
24 Aug 2017 06:38 GMT
Norwegian firm expects H2 results to be 'largely in line' with H1.

Maersk Fluid Technology outlines lube- and bunker-saving benefits of BOB system in video
23 Aug 2017 13:55 GMT
BOB is said to slash lube consumption by up to 40% and fuel use by up to 1.5%.

Rotterdam's rolling 12-month bunker and lube sales drop to lowest level of the decade
23 Aug 2017 10:05 GMT
12-month sales fall for the seventh quarter in a row at Europe's biggest bunker port.

Gazprom Neft resumes regular supply of marine lubes in Ust-Luga
23 Aug 2017 20:02 GMT
Supplier offering bulk and packaged oils to customers at Baltic port.

Rotterdam records lowest Q2 and H1 bunker sales of the 2010s
22 Aug 2017 13:26 GMT
Europe's biggest port sees Q2 and H1 bunker sales fall to their lowest level so far this decade.

SOV to feature ABB's bunker-saving Onboard DC Grid system
22 Aug 2017 10:18 GMT
System enables integration of battery power on specialized hybrid wind farm vessel.

Owners advised to check bunker tank integrity... especially newbuilds
21 Aug 2017 13:17 GMT
P&I club highlights incident where fuel leaked from a bunker tank into a cargo hold because the tank access lids had not been closed properly.

This is why Maersk Oil Trading is not part of the Maersk Oil sale to Total
21 Aug 2017 10:55 GMT
Maersk Oil Trading's transactions are reported as unallocated activities within Transport & Logistics.

Vopak aims to strengthen LNG presence as division posts H1 growth
18 Aug 2017 10:53 GMT
LNG and Americas divisions both achieve boost in operating profit.

Monjasa Europe appoints General Manager
17 Aug 2017 14:38 GMT
Mikkel Kannegaard to begin his new role in November.

Viking Line expects 2017 bunker bill to rise as H1 fuel costs jump 23.3%
17 Aug 2017 13:46 GMT
Ferry operator says higher expected bunker prices in 2017 'should have an adverse effect on consolidated income'.

Norden to continue fuel efficiency drive after 2017
17 Aug 2017 09:13 GMT
Cost-cutting initiative said to be 'on track' as company achieves annual savings of $18.1 million.

Wightlink names hybrid car ferry: Queen Victoria 'would have been amused'
17 Aug 2017 06:41 GMT
Vessel will be powered by batteries as well as low-sulphur marine gas oil.

Containerships targets improved profitability via bunker-saving initiatives
16 Aug 2017 12:55 GMT
Earnings 'particularly affected' by higher marine fuel costs.

Maersk Line posts $490m profit swing despite $328m rise in bunker costs
16 Aug 2017 08:45 GMT
Maersk Line records Q2 after tax net profit of $339m as marine fuel expenses increase 72.6 percent.

ABB says new DEGO IV control system has shown bunker-saving potential of 5-7%
15 Aug 2017 12:20 GMT
Company claims it has delivered on 3% minimum fuel-saving promise for Stena Line vessel.

Dan-Bunkering names head office sales manager
15 Aug 2017 10:31 GMT
Ex-North America MD takes up sales manager role in Denmark.

Biofuel bunker supplier GoodFuels seeks finance manager
14 Aug 2017 13:04 GMT
Successful applicant is to be based at the company's head office in Amsterdam.

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register to deliver EU MRV services
14 Aug 2017 12:10 GMT
Agreement covers assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon emission reports.

Shell ups LNG bunker supply capacity with barge charter
14 Aug 2017 09:13 GMT
Development follows Thursday's arrival of the LNG bunker vessel Cardissa in Rotterdam.

Quadrise announces cost-cutting initiatives as chairman slashes salary by 50%
10 Aug 2017 09:38 GMT
Company expects strategy to deliver annualized savings of more than GBP 500,000.

Malik hires trainee to strengthen sales team
10 Aug 2017 07:42 GMT
Anders Kjaersgaard Jensen joins bunker firm's office in Aalborg.

Naantali refinery in two-month revamp to slash heavy fuel oil production
09 Aug 2017 11:23 GMT
Turnaround at the Naantali plant is scheduled to start mid-August.

EMSA launches online system for reporting CO2 emissions and bunker consumption
08 Aug 2017 12:55 GMT
System enables operators using EU ports to report their CO2 emissions under the EU's MRV regulation.

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker achieves 16% rise in north-west Russia sales
08 Aug 2017 08:41 GMT
Firm says development of the Northern Sea Route was a key factor that led to the increase.

Spanish Atlantic port Ferrol aims to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure
04 Aug 2017 12:15 GMT
Port looks to take full advantage of its close proximity to Reganosa's LNG terminal.

Construction of LNG-fuelled sea cleaning vessel for Ulsan under way: source
04 Aug 2017 09:13 GMT
Project forms part of government strategy to develop LNG bunkering in South Korea.

First Europe-built dual-fuel tug features new nozzle with 'fuel savings of up to 10%'
03 Aug 2017 14:05 GMT
Schottel's SDV45 nozzle has been fitted on a ship for the first time.

Torm orders two bunker-saving resale tankers
03 Aug 2017 11:38 GMT
Fuel-efficient, medium-range (MR) vessels are scheduled to be delivered in Q3.

SEA\LNG calls for compliance and enforcement commitment as 2020 sulphur cap looms
03 Aug 2017 10:38 GMT
LNG bunker coalition advocates greater momentum from shipping industry to deliver air quality improvements.

Neste's new high-viscosity 0.1% marine fuel unit set to reach 'high' utilization in H2
03 Aug 2017 09:18 GMT
Solvent deasphalting unit expected to reach 'high capacity utilization' during the second half of the year.

Germany's first LNG-fuelled research vessel to feature Wartsila technology
02 Aug 2017 14:47 GMT
Wartsila to supply engines, exhaust cleaning systems and LNGPac fuel storage, supply, and control system.

Quadrise receives MSAR trial inspection report
01 Aug 2017 15:45 GMT
Wartsila's interim inspection report covers the use of MSAR fuel in its RT-flex engines.

Trasmediterranea posts drop in earnings, citing higher bunker costs
01 Aug 2017 13:40 GMT
EBITDA fell 88.7 percent to EUR 2 million in H1.

Shell wins tender to supply LNG reloading station in Klaipeda
01 Aug 2017 09:31 GMT
Small-scale LNG carrier to deliver 1,000 cubic metres between August 15 and September 30.

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