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Home » News » Port News - Q1 2013

Port News - Q1 2013

Contract to build LNG transferlines for ferry bunker system
28 Mar 2013 16:33 GMT
System to be built at the Norwegian port of Risavika, near Stavanger.

Rotterdam expands crude handling capacity
28 Mar 2013 14:27 GMT
Facilities for handling and storing crude oil are being expanded at Europe's largest port.

Lowest fuel oil stocks since August in Singapore
28 Mar 2013 09:05 GMT
Fuel oil inventories fall for the fourth consecutive week in Singapore to their lowest level in seven months.

Matrix Marine expands Houston ex-pipe service
27 Mar 2013 20:34 GMT
Low sulphur and high sulphur grades are now available ex-pipe to vessels working cargo at all docks.

Gazpromneft acquires Romanian supply firm
27 Mar 2013 20:18 GMT
Russian supplier Gazpromneft Marine Bunker says it expects annual sales in Constantza to exceed 100,000 tonnes.

Oil terminal launched in Algeciras
26 Mar 2013 11:25 GMT
New facility has an initial storage capacity of 403,000 cubic metres.

Chimbusco to supply 500-cst in Qingdao - source
22 Mar 2013 09:23 GMT
Supplier is said to have already transported several thousand tonnes of 500-cst to the Shandong Province port.

Contract to build gas terminal in Germany
22 Mar 2013 08:21 GMT
New facility is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2015.

Singapore fuel oil stocks at 8-week low
21 Mar 2013 10:08 GMT
Fuel oil inventories fall for the third consecutive week in Singapore.

DNV to develop LNG bunkering procedures in Antwerp
18 Mar 2013 19:41 GMT
Classification society selected to develop procedures for the safe bunkering of LNG in ARA port.

Fuel oil: Biggest two-weekly decline since August
14 Mar 2013 10:02 GMT
Fuel oil inventories decrease by 3.2 million barrels in just two weeks in Singapore - the most in almost 7 months.

Saudi Aramco leases Fujairah fuel storage
13 Mar 2013 09:19 GMT
Agreement signed with terminal operator Vopak Horizon Fujairah.

Hong Kong: Cruise ship emissions data published
12 Mar 2013 19:23 GMT
Think tank publishes estimates for cruise ship emissions in Hong Kong.

Bunkering operations suspended in Gibraltar
12 Mar 2013 12:51 GMT
Bunkering activities are halted again due to adverse weather conditions.

Long Beach oil terminal project approved
12 Mar 2013 09:28 GMT
Port selects Vopak to study the development of an oil terminal.

BP in JV to supply bunker fuel in Brazil
08 Mar 2013 08:43 GMT
Oil major signs contract with EBX to distribute marine fuels in Açu Superport.

World Bank offers to aid Jamaica's logistics hub plans
07 Mar 2013 14:44 GMT
World Bank commits to providing assistance to the proposed Global Logistics Hub initiative.

Biggest decline in fuel oil stocks since December
07 Mar 2013 09:13 GMT
Fuel oil inventories decrease for the first time in three weeks in Singapore.

Bunkering suspended in Gibraltar
06 Mar 2013 12:31 GMT
Bunkering operations are halted due to adverse weather conditions.

Project update: LNG bunkering in Australia
01 Mar 2013 11:28 GMT
Project members are said to be optimistic about the future of LNG bunkering in Australia.

Rotterdam 380-cst up $21 in February
01 Mar 2013 10:34 GMT
Last month's increase is only the second over a five-month period.

V-Marine Fuels enters US physical market
28 Feb 2013 15:23 GMT
Bunker firm announces that it is commencing physical operations in Houston, Texas City and Galveston.

Fujairah 380-cst up $30 in February
28 Feb 2013 13:14 GMT
This month's rise is the most significant since August.

Singapore 380-cst average up $21 in February
28 Feb 2013 12:51 GMT
Monthly 380-cst average rises to its highest level since September.

Shell signs distribution agreement with Nile Petroleum
27 Feb 2013 07:33 GMT
Nile Petroleum to become the primary distributor of Shell marine lubricants in Egypt.

Rotterdam: Decline in ship visits
25 Feb 2013 09:19 GMT
The number of sea-going ships arriving at Rotterdam decreased further in 2012, according to new figures.

'Successful' financing of Fujairah Oil Terminal
25 Feb 2013 08:38 GMT
Borrower has long-term storage contracts with Singapore and Hong Kong firms.

San Diego approves shore power project
22 Feb 2013 20:24 GMT
US port to install shore power at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, currently occupied by Dole Fresh Fruit.

Bunkering suspended in Malta
22 Feb 2013 11:56 GMT
Suppliers stop carrying out deliveries due to adverse weather conditions.

Rotterdam rewards Green Award LNG tankers
20 Feb 2013 11:41 GMT
European port says it is the first in the world to reward ocean-going LNG tankers with a Green Award certificate.

Inauguration of Fujairah terminal announced
19 Feb 2013 10:32 GMT
The official inauguration ceremony for Fujairah's new 412,000-cubic metre terminal is to take place next week.

OW launches second supply vessel in Gulf of Mexico
19 Feb 2013 00:03 GMT
The Wappen von Hamburg will be deployed from March 2013.

Socar awarded bunker licence in Turkey
18 Feb 2013 15:41 GMT
Oil and gas giant in tie-up with terminal operator to supply marine fuel to customers in Ceyhan.

Fuel oil imports set to rise in South China
18 Feb 2013 07:57 GMT
Imports of fuel oil into South China could increase by 80,000 tonnes in February, according to estimates.

Supplier sells delivery vessel, exits bunkering
15 Feb 2013 09:11 GMT
Bunker vessel is sold to a third party as part of the process of closing down the marine fuel supply operation.

Fuel oil stocks down 3 percent in Singapore
14 Feb 2013 08:33 GMT
Singapore fuel oil inventories decline for a second consecutive week.

Throughput dips in Hamburg in 2012
12 Feb 2013 08:08 GMT
At 131 million tonnes, throughput tonnage at the Port of Hamburg was slightly below the previous year's figure.

Gothenburg LNG survey 'highly encouraging'
08 Feb 2013 12:48 GMT
Positive response to the development of an LNG bunkering infrastructure at the largest port in the Nordic region.

Jamaica plans to build 'global logistics hub'
04 Feb 2013 15:24 GMT
Government intends to transform Jamaica into a logistics hub for the Americas. Commodity port for oil products planned.

Rotterdam 380-cst up 5.4% in January
01 Feb 2013 08:18 GMT
Largest percentage gain since August at Europe's leading bunker port.

Fujairah 380-cst up 3.2% in January
31 Jan 2013 13:22 GMT
Average monthly 380-cst price rises for the first time since September.

Singapore 380-cst average up $26 in January
31 Jan 2013 12:27 GMT
January's 380-cst average is the highest since October.

Fuel oil stocks jump 17 percent in Singapore
31 Jan 2013 09:04 GMT
Inventories in Singapore rise to eight-week high.

Monjasa in tank storage agreement with Port of Skagen
29 Jan 2013 19:24 GMT
Danish firm to operate bunker terminal in Skagen upon its completion in 2014.

LNG bunkering feasibility study in Tallinn
25 Jan 2013 22:13 GMT
Baltic port selects firm to carry out feasibility study to develop an LNG bunkering infrastructure.

ESPO voices concern over EU LNG plan
25 Jan 2013 21:31 GMT
Secretary General says LNG refuelling points should be developed in ports where it 'actually makes sense'.

EU proposes network of LNG refuelling stations
25 Jan 2013 20:04 GMT
European Commission recommends that LNG refuelling stations be installed in 139 maritime and inland ports.

Singapore: Lowest fuel oil stocks in five months
24 Jan 2013 10:23 GMT
Fuel oil inventories have now fallen in six out of the last seven weeks in Singapore.

OW Bunker launches Nordic Waters supply operation
23 Jan 2013 15:39 GMT
OW Bunker creates one of the world's largest physical bunkering operations to provide clients with a one-stop supply solution across Nordic Waters.

Rotterdam launches branding campaign
23 Jan 2013 13:15 GMT
Campaign aims to emphasize the value of the port for existing and potential customers worldwide.

Terminal expansion project at Sohar
23 Jan 2013 10:30 GMT
Agreement signed to develop a new 70-hectare container terminal.

Second-highest light distillate stocks since October
17 Jan 2013 14:02 GMT
It is also the first time that stocks have remained above 11 million barrels for two consecutive weeks since June.

Middle distillate stocks dip in Singapore
17 Jan 2013 12:37 GMT
Singapore records smallest weekly inventory change since September 26.

First rise in fuel oil stocks in six weeks
17 Jan 2013 12:28 GMT
Inventories climb for the first time since December 5 in Singapore.

Firm seeks financing for Colombian port project
16 Jan 2013 20:14 GMT
Colombian company aims to develop bunker, coal and bulk goods port facility.

Think tank supports decision to regulate fuel switching
16 Jan 2013 07:41 GMT
Public policy think tank says government decision is a 'major policy breakthrough' in ship emissions control.

Singapore: Full supplier list by volume
14 Jan 2013 11:51 GMT
List of all bunker suppliers by volume sold in 2012.

Singapore: Bunker sales up 10.7% in December
14 Jan 2013 08:25 GMT
December's volume figure is the highest since July.

BP remains top supplier in Singapore
14 Jan 2013 07:33 GMT
Top 20 bunker suppliers at the world's leading bunker port are revealed.

Venezuela: Product availability update
11 Jan 2013 19:53 GMT
Latest update on product availability in Venezuelan ports.

Singapore bunker sales down in 2012
11 Jan 2013 15:21 GMT
It is the first time since 2002 that annual bunker volumes have fallen at the world's leading bunker port.

Transhipment record for Amsterdam in 2012
11 Jan 2013 11:48 GMT
Dutch port also achieves record cruise figures with further growth expected in 2013.

Highest light distillate stocks since February
10 Jan 2013 13:29 GMT
Light distillates rise above 11 million barrels for the first time since October in Singapore.

Fuel oil stocks fall to 19-week low
10 Jan 2013 12:54 GMT
Singapore records longest consecutive streak of inventory declines since April 2009.

Trading house begins supplying 1% sulphur fuel
09 Jan 2013 15:03 GMT
Japanese firm becomes the latest to offer low sulphur bunker fuel to customers.

NewOcean Energy secures government supply contract
09 Jan 2013 13:44 GMT
LPG operator to supply ultra-low sulphur diesel to government-owned vessels.

Throughput rise for Rotterdam in 2012
04 Jan 2013 15:13 GMT
Cargo throughput climbs 1.7% at Europe's leading bunker port.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil in 2012
03 Jan 2013 12:24 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Fuel oil stocks fall to 3-month low
03 Jan 2013 11:25 GMT
Inventories of fuel oil decline for the fourth consecutive week in Singapore.

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