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Home » News » Europe News - October 2018

Europe News - October 2018

Skangas seals LNG bunker supply deal with Gothia Tanker Alliance
30 Oct 2018 15:30 GMT
Ships operated by Erik Thun, Furetank Rederi and Rederi AB Alvtank form part of the agreement.

Euronav voices 'loophole' scrubber concerns
30 Oct 2018 14:22 GMT
Shipper looks towards producers and suppliers for solutions to 2020 challenges.

MEPC 73 guidance approvals and further work
29 Oct 2018 12:42 GMT
Work still to be done on fuel oil best-practice guidance for member states and SIP.

Med ECA discussions to continue in Q4
29 Oct 2018 00:02 GMT
REMPEC study to be reviewed by technical committee and discussed in December workshop.

Geos emits winter warning to help ships tackle delivery and waxy build-up issues
26 Oct 2018 10:39 GMT
Refers to cold-weather issues to highlight the need to book early and source fuel from 'trusted suppliers'.

Balearia to build gas-powered, high-speed catamaran
25 Oct 2018 11:48 GMT
Aluminium cutting scheduled for December; entry into service slated for the summer of 2020.

Rolls-Royce to power four LNG-fuelled Havila newbuilds
25 Oct 2018 10:18 GMT
Ro-pax ships due to start operating between Bergen and Kirkenes from January 2021.

Rivertrace launches water-in-oil sensor
25 Oct 2018 08:52 GMT
Smart WiO Sensor continuously monitors dissolved water content in oil to limit the risk of engine and machinery corrosion.

France presents results of Med ECA study at IMO HQ
24 Oct 2018 12:16 GMT
ECA addressing both sulphur and nitrogen oxides would have greatest positive effect, says study.

Experience-building phase gains support at MEPC 73
24 Oct 2018 00:03 GMT
Issue set to be debated again on Wednesday before decision is made on whether the EBP is passed on to a working group.

IMO approves Initial Strategy follow-up programme
23 Oct 2018 11:58 GMT
Working group set to report back this week on the scope of the planned Fourth IMO GHG Study.

Bunker-saving JIT study presented at IMO HQ
19 Oct 2018 13:08 GMT
Study examines how regular updates about berth availability prior to arrival can save fuel, lower emissions.

Working group to finalize Initial Strategy programme for MEPC 73
19 Oct 2018 10:21 GMT
Programme of follow-up actions to be submitted to MEPC 73 for approval.

Bunker issues pack MEPC 73 agenda
19 Oct 2018 09:01 GMT
Various marine fuel-related issues to be covered at next week's MEPC meeting in London.

Arkas and Sumitomo ink Turkey LNG bunkering accord
18 Oct 2018 14:05 GMT
Duo aim to transform Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean into a key hub for LNG bunkering.

MEPC 73: Coalition calls for 'urgency' to adopt CO2 reduction measures
18 Oct 2018 12:42 GMT
Last week's IPCC report 'makes the implications of delayed action very clear indeed', says HAC.

Tallink signs LOI to build second LNG-fuelled ferry
18 Oct 2018 08:18 GMT
New ferry for Helsinki-Tallinn route slated for completion towards the end of 2021.

North Sea Port sees biggest LNG bunker delivery to date
18 Oct 2018 00:15 GMT
Fure West tanker supplied with more than 150 tonnes in truck-to-ship operation.

Gaseous fuels 'the only way forward': MAN CSO
17 Oct 2018 15:23 GMT
'Infrastructure will follow in due course,' says Wayne Jones.

Fluxys and Novatek sign Rostock lease for LNG terminal, bunkering
17 Oct 2018 12:21 GMT
JV project to include provision for LNG bunkering and loading of bunker vessels.

IMO 2020: Ship managers 'concerned' about impact on crew safety
16 Oct 2018 14:52 GMT
InterManager president says sulphur cap 'will pose a serious challenge' to human health.

Bunker Holding hires Business Support Consultant
15 Oct 2018 15:42 GMT
Mette Damkjaer joins Middelfart office.

Bunker supplier Nauticor to host methane number working group
15 Oct 2018 13:42 GMT
Meeting to discuss methane number considerations for IGF Code ships.

Wartsila engine chosen for first LNG-powered electric hybrid cruise icebreaker
15 Oct 2018 12:02 GMT
Vessel to primarily run on LNG in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Dan-Bunkering hires five traders in Denmark
12 Oct 2018 08:17 GMT
They join trading team at the firm's head office in Middelfart.

Ecoslops breaks ground on La Mede production unit
11 Oct 2018 08:21 GMT
Commissioning of slops-to-bunkers micro-refinery slated for H2 2019.

Gasum ups Skangas ownership to 100%
10 Oct 2018 14:05 GMT
Lyse Group divests its 30% stake in LNG bunker supplier.

Arctic HFO ban would only cost passengers a glass of wine a day: T&E
10 Oct 2018 12:38 GMT
Study says MGO switch translates to $7 in extra costs per passenger in 2018 and $5 in 2021.

Balearia wins EUR 11.8m grant to finance five ferry conversions to LNG
10 Oct 2018 10:20 GMT
EU financing represents 20% of the EUR 60m the company plans to spend on the project.

World's biggest newbuild LNG bunker supply vessel 'making significant progress'
10 Oct 2018 08:23 GMT
Nauticor-chartered delivery vessel nears completion.

Yara scrubber sales up significantly in 2018 | CEO Peter Strandberg
09 Oct 2018 14:16 GMT
Record deliveries in 2018; growth expected to continue in 2019.

Shell ups Rotterdam production capacity of 2020-compliant MGO
09 Oct 2018 12:51 GMT
Commissions new SDA unit, which will be used to produce cleaner transport fuels - including low-sulphur MGO.

Genoil produces 0.39%S fuel oil for Norwegian client
05 Oct 2018 11:43 GMT
Proprietary GHU technology used to convert HSFO to 2020-compliant product.

ExxonMobil says its 0.5%S fuels are all residual and co-compatible
05 Oct 2018 08:50 GMT
Reveals European and Asian supply locations for 2020-compliant fuels.

Shell's Cardissa performs Rotterdam's first ship-to-ship LNG bunker delivery
04 Oct 2018 12:17 GMT
Sovcomflot's Gagarin Prospect bunkered as part of LNG supply contract signed last year.

Stolt Tankers posts profit decline on higher bunker costs, reduced hedging gains
04 Oct 2018 10:06 GMT
Uptrend in bunker prices only partially offset by fuel surcharges and gains on bunker hedges, says CEO.

Eesti Gaas orders LNG bunker vessel for north-east Baltic Sea
03 Oct 2018 00:02 GMT
Slated for delivery in 2020, the vessel will be able to store up to 6,000 cbm of product.

ENOC and Enemed sign MoU to explore growth opportunities
02 Oct 2018 12:52 GMT
ENOC CEO sees 'Mediterranean hub for shipping' as opportunity to expand global presence and meet rising fuel demand.

Total charters dual-fuel LNG carrier for seven years
02 Oct 2018 11:48 GMT
Vessel can operate on MGO or boil-off gas stored in GTT cargo tank.

Avenir eyes LNG bunkering, ssLNG dominance following $182m tri-party investment
02 Oct 2018 10:51 GMT
Aims to provide ship-to-ship bunkering at 'key strategic ports'.

Monjasa applauds HR head for 10-year stint
01 Oct 2018 10:45 GMT
Tracy Tan praised for the role her 'Monjasa DNA' has played in the development of the company.

Glander International Bunkering opens Spain office
01 Oct 2018 08:58 GMT
New Valencia-based business headed by Hernan Ortiz.

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