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Home » News » Port News - Q1 2011

Port News - Q1 2011

LNG-fuelled Ro-Ro ship bound for South America
30 Mar 2011 17:42 GMT
World's first LNG-powered high speed passenger Ro-Ro ship will operate between Argentina and Uruguay.

Sinopec leases Yantai bunker storage
28 Mar 2011 13:27 GMT
Supplier rents tank farm capacity for its bunkering operations in Shandong.

Hambantota bunkering to begin in June
28 Mar 2011 08:42 GMT
SLPA set to commence bunkering operations as tank farm construction nears completion.

Bharat Petroleum to supply at Kandla
25 Mar 2011 13:06 GMT
Supplier set to begin deliveries of marine fuel at west coast port.

PetroChina eyes Fujairah oil storage - again
22 Mar 2011 15:52 GMT
Oil giant is reportedly seeking to build storage capacity at the Middle East hub.

Singapore fuel oil stocks down a third week
17 Mar 2011 12:31 GMT
Stockpiles decrease by 2.3 percent in the seven days up to March 16th.

Study identifies potential for LNG bunkering in Singapore
16 Mar 2011 17:41 GMT
Study says LNG propulsion could have an 'exciting impact' on Singapore as a bunkering hub.

Fujairah terminal could be launched in 2011
15 Mar 2011 19:19 GMT
New launch target for UAE facility as joint venture project progresses ahead of schedule.

Singapore: Accumulated sales up 10.8% in 2011
15 Mar 2011 07:14 GMT
2011 volumes remain 676,300 tonnes higher than last year despite month-on-month decline in February.

Carnival deals blow to Mobile cruise volumes
14 Mar 2011 07:21 GMT
Cruise operator pulls out of Alabama port citing high bunker costs.

Maersk extends fuel switch programme to New Zealand
09 Mar 2011 10:51 GMT
Shipping line expands its fuel switch programme to include nine New Zealand ports.

Vopak Fujairah terminal 'fully occupied'
08 Mar 2011 08:33 GMT

Buckeye to expand BORCO facility
07 Mar 2011 14:56 GMT
Plan to build up to 7.5 million barrels of flexible petroleum product storage.

Oiltanking acquires Panama bunker terminal
04 Mar 2011 13:56 GMT
Colón facility aims to meet increasing demand for marine fuels in the Panama Canal.

Aegean starts bunkering in Cape Verde
03 Mar 2011 08:54 GMT
Supplier providing bunkering services at Mindelo and off-Cape Verde.

Three cruise lines 'plugged in' at LA
01 Mar 2011 09:37 GMT
US port becomes the first worldwide to provide onshore power to three cruise lines.

Rotterdam 380-cst average up 10% in February
01 Mar 2011 07:21 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price rises by $52 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in February.

Fujairah 380-cst average up 15% in February
28 Feb 2011 13:37 GMT
Average 380-cst price up 40% since September 2010 at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Singapore: 380-cst jumps $72 in February
28 Feb 2011 10:41 GMT
Average price of 380-centistoke in Singapore rises 13.5 percent month-on-month.

Bunkers International opens Hong Kong office
25 Feb 2011 15:10 GMT
Sales operation up and running as former OW Bunker trader joins Bunkers International.

Cockett barge arrives on the Thames
24 Feb 2011 16:14 GMT
Cockett Marine announces the return of its barge to the UK bunker market.

Agreement to build Pipavav oil terminal
14 Feb 2011 06:51 GMT
Oil terminal project to include the storage of fuel oil at Indian port.

Spain: Bunker strike pushed back
11 Feb 2011 09:04 GMT
Today's strike by bunker delivery workers is postponed until next week.

Singapore fuel oil stocks down 17 percent
10 Feb 2011 13:31 GMT
Largest slide for 17 months as stockpiles fall by 3.3 million barrels.

Charleston cruise terminal completion by Q3 2012
10 Feb 2011 10:14 GMT
US port moves forward with plan to increase cruise ship traffic with new cruise terminal project.

Two 380-cst cargoes sold in Singapore
09 Feb 2011 13:37 GMT
20,000-tonne parcels of 380-centistoke are scheduled for loading in March.

Hamburg forecasts rise in mega-ship calls
08 Feb 2011 17:08 GMT
Increasing number of large ships expected to call at Hamburg in 2011.

Refiner issues three 80,000-tonne tenders
08 Feb 2011 09:21 GMT
380-centistoke cargoes are scheduled for lifting between March and May.

Bominflot announces joint venture in Peru
07 Feb 2011 14:18 GMT
Supply venture launched for bunker deliveries in the port of Callao.

Oakland a step closer to shore power
04 Feb 2011 14:31 GMT
Air District approves $5 million for port’s shore power project.

Harley Marine acquires MGI
03 Feb 2011 13:06 GMT
Twelve barges are added to Harley Marine's fleet in the US Gulf.

Rotterdam 380-cst average up 5.4% in January
01 Feb 2011 07:18 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price rises by $26 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in January.

Singapore 380-cst average jumps $36 in January
31 Jan 2011 11:06 GMT
Average price of 380-centistoke in Singapore rises 7.2 percent month-on-month.

Singapore fuel oil stocks up 2.8 percent
28 Jan 2011 06:19 GMT
Stocks of fuel oil rise in the week up to 26th January.

Houston ship arrivals up 5.6% in 2010
27 Jan 2011 16:41 GMT
Positive news for bunker players as vessel arrivals and barge traffic figures rise in 2010.

Californian ports to test scrubber technology
27 Jan 2011 07:32 GMT
Trials of exhaust gas cleaning technology are scheduled to begin later this year.

Gothenburg launches new onshore power facility
27 Jan 2011 06:33 GMT
One third of vessels calling at Gothenburg will be able to turn off their diesel engines at the quayside.

Topoil launches bunker tanker
26 Jan 2011 15:21 GMT
Supplier adds double-hulled newbuild to its fleet of bunker delivery vessels.

Novorossiysk: Flot NMTP 'monopolistic'
25 Jan 2011 09:22 GMT
Supplier accused of using its position as sole provider of tugboats to 'persuade' clients to use its bunker service.

Researchers to publish Strait of Gibraltar study
24 Jan 2011 08:01 GMT
Study examines the key factors that influence the decision to purchase marine fuel in the Strait of Gibraltar.

LA container traffic up 16% in 2010
21 Jan 2011 14:22 GMT
Volume gains surpass initial estimates as US port sets new container export record.

Singapore historical sales summary
21 Jan 2011 07:41 GMT
Breakdown of sales for each grade of fuel at the world's leading bunker port since 2002.

Awards for clean fuels program participants
20 Jan 2011 17:28 GMT
Operators participating in Seattle's At-Berth Clean Fuels program are recognized in first ever Green Gateway Partners Awards.

BP remains top supplier in Singapore
20 Jan 2011 13:48 GMT
Top 20 bunker suppliers at the world's leading port are revealed.

Singapore: 380-cst sales up 10.6% in 2010
19 Jan 2011 16:51 GMT
Sales of 380-centistoke rose by 3 million tonnes at the world's leading bunker port last year.

ArcLight closes financing for HFOTCO expansion
19 Jan 2011 15:51 GMT
Expansion project includes 2.7 million barrels of additional residual fuel oil storage.

Rosneft plans Singapore bunker launch
19 Jan 2011 15:31 GMT
Russian oil giant intends to operate under the name Rosneft Marine Singapore Ltd.

California to test seawater scrubber
18 Jan 2011 13:31 GMT
Seawater scrubber to be tested on a container vessel over a 36-month period.

Fuel oil cutter sells at high premium
17 Jan 2011 07:11 GMT

Agreement to build Eemshaven oil terminal
14 Jan 2011 07:26 GMT

Houston terminal construction to start in Q3 2011
11 Jan 2011 10:57 GMT
New fuel oil terminal is expected to be operational by 2013.

SLPA prepares for Hambantota bunker launch
11 Jan 2011 09:24 GMT
Port authority gets ready to begin bunkering operations at Hambantota in May.

Russia: Export duty set to hit bunkers-only calls
07 Jan 2011 11:15 GMT

Teesport records 45% container growth
06 Jan 2011 19:36 GMT
Boost for bunkering as further growth is predicted for 2011.

Record: Singapore sells 40.9m tonnes in 2010
06 Jan 2011 14:49 GMT
Bunker volumes up 12.4 percent as landmark sales figure is achieved in 2010.

New York: Plan to develop hybrid electric tug
06 Jan 2011 08:51 GMT
Concept tug to use port electricity for some or all of its energy needs.

Fujairah 380-cst Dec average rises 3.3%
05 Jan 2011 14:22 GMT
Average 380-cst price up $60 in three months as December figure jumps $16 per tonne.

Rotterdam 380-cst average up 3% in December
05 Jan 2011 08:25 GMT
Average 380-centistoke price rises by $14 per tonne at Europe's top bunker port in December.

Petron buys 35% stake in Manila North Harbor
04 Jan 2011 06:21 GMT

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