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Home » News » Port News - Q1 2014

Port News - Q1 2014

Construction of Gdansk oil terminal under way
27 Mar 2014 13:06 GMT
Polish terminal to store petroleum products and chemicals. Project is expected to be completed in 2018.

Singapore supplier to install mass flow metering system
26 Mar 2014 15:24 GMT
Bunker barge is due to be fitted with a mass flow metering system for deliveries at the world's leading bunker port.

French terminal project moves forward
25 Mar 2014 08:28 GMT
Basic engineering works are due to begin this spring for the development of a bulk liquid terminal in northern France.

New oil spill response charges in Singapore
24 Mar 2014 17:18 GMT
New fees are applicable to the oil spill response and anti-pollution services provided by oil spill response agencies in Singapore.

Houston Channel bunker spill update
24 Mar 2014 10:52 GMT
Houston Ship Channel remains closed following 4000-barrel bunker spill.

Awards for clean fuels program participants
20 Mar 2014 12:18 GMT
Operators are recognized for their environmental achievements in annual awards event.

Marubeni to participate in LNG receiving terminal project in Uruguay
17 Mar 2014 16:04 GMT
Project to build FSRU and provide an LNG receiving, storage and regasification service in Río de la Plata.

EU to fund LNG supply hub project in north-west Spain
17 Mar 2014 15:23 GMT
Project to focus on the development of infrastructure and procedures for the supply of LNG to ships.

OW Bunker launches physical supply operation in Australia
17 Mar 2014 10:23 GMT
Bunker firm to supply in Port Kembla, Sydney, Newcastle and Eden.

OW Bunker launches supply operation in LA and Long Beach
14 Mar 2014 08:07 GMT
Bunker firm expands its physical distribution operation in North America.

Pipeline project set to slash jetty turnaround times at Sohar
13 Mar 2014 16:44 GMT
US$2.5 million project is designed to optimize the turnaround of ships and allow storage terminal to perform more operations.

Singapore: Year-on-year sales up, month-on-month volumes down
13 Mar 2014 08:28 GMT
Bunker sales fall to their lowest level in 12 months, but year-on-year volumes have risen in five out of the last six months.

New barge supplier at Santa Panagia Roads
10 Mar 2014 13:44 GMT
Bunker firm is granted permission to supply tankers working cargo at the ISAB Impianti Sud Refinery.

Utility purchases fuel oil cargo
07 Mar 2014 15:23 GMT
50,000-tonne fuel oil cargo is scheduled for delivery at the end of this month.

Repair work at ExxonMobil lube terminal
07 Mar 2014 12:47 GMT
Repair of the jetty will include the replacement of existing fenders.

Rotterdam 380 cst average up $12 in February
05 Mar 2014 08:11 GMT
Europe's leading bunker port records its most significant increase since July 2013.

Fujairah 380 cst average falls $8 in February
05 Mar 2014 07:23 GMT
February decrease is only the second in the last seven months.

Singapore 380 cst average up 1% in February
04 Mar 2014 19:16 GMT
The average monthly 380 cst price at the world's leading bunker port rises to its highest level since March 2013.

DNV GL and MPA collaborate in maritime research & development
28 Feb 2014 21:12 GMT
Memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed to promote research & development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry.

DNV GL opens new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore
28 Feb 2014 14:18 GMT
New office brings together 500 employees from the company's previous four offices around the island.

Aegean expects to launch Fujairah storage in H2 2014
28 Feb 2014 08:25 GMT
President confirms that Aegean expects to launch its onshore storage facility in Fujairah during the second half of 2014 and offload its floating storage.

Low sulphur fuels program changes to 'per metric tonne' incentive
27 Feb 2014 14:43 GMT
Incentive payout will depend on the amount of fuel burned and could be as much as $7,400 per vessel.

San Diego celebrates shore power installation
26 Feb 2014 14:33 GMT
San Diego has switched on its new shore power system at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.

Enjet exits the bunker business
26 Feb 2014 00:01 GMT
Houston firm decides to stop supplying marine fuels because it is 'just not profitable'.

Kaliningrad terminal to receive MGO by sea for the first time
25 Feb 2014 16:11 GMT
New pipeline will allow access to the waterside jetties and neighbouring shipyard.

Fuel oil stocks rise in Singapore
21 Feb 2014 08:42 GMT
Inventories of residual fuels increase to their highest level in four weeks in Singapore.

Singapore bunker sales fall in January
21 Feb 2014 00:58 GMT
Sales volumes decline from 19-month high at the world's leading bunker port.

LNG facility construction under way at Port Fourchon
20 Feb 2014 14:41 GMT
LNG marine fuel facility will consist of two sites, each with 270,000 gallons of storage capacity.

World's first LNG ship-to-ship transfer
20 Feb 2014 12:34 GMT
First ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of LNG between two Q-Flex type ships takes place in Singapore waters.

Plan to develop oil terminal in Louisiana
20 Feb 2014 09:13 GMT
Baton Rouge oil product facility is scheduled to be completed by the end of the second quarter of 2015.

Shell sells Australian downstream assets
19 Feb 2014 16:33 GMT
Deal includes the sale of Shell's Geelong refinery and petrol stations.

Project to use hydrogen fuel cells to power ships at berth
19 Feb 2014 13:24 GMT
Fuel cell system to be used at the Port of Honolulu.

North China fuel oil import forecast
18 Feb 2014 10:56 GMT
Fuel oil imports into the Bohai Bay are expected to fall in February, according to market data.

Marine loading dock completed in Corpus Christi
17 Feb 2014 13:54 GMT
First ship loads crude oil at new marine loading dock.

Ship operators urged to navigate safely in Singapore
14 Feb 2014 13:31 GMT
Reminder comes in the wake of three recent collisions that have resulted in oil spills in Singapore waters.

Turkish supplier 'raises standards' with fleet renewal programme
14 Feb 2014 08:31 GMT
Bunker firm says it has the youngest barge fleet in the area as a result of its vessel renewal programme.

Bunker vessel to provide 'fully dedicated' service at Coveñas
13 Feb 2014 08:41 GMT
The BT Cartagena Sun will be providing a regular bunker supply service in the port and offshore.

OW installs Coriolis flow meter on Rotterdam barge
12 Feb 2014 08:07 GMT
OW Bunker is the first independent physical supplier to use Coriolis flow meters for customer deliveries in Rotterdam.

MPA to implement new measures to minimize incidents
12 Feb 2014 07:45 GMT
New measures include briefings, circulars, safety broadcasts and navigational alerts.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
04 Feb 2014 15:43 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil (MGO) and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Global Vision Bunkers hires trader in Singapore
03 Feb 2014 19:38 GMT
Experienced trader joins Global Vision's trading team in Singapore.

Fujairah 380 cst average up $7 in January
31 Jan 2014 15:17 GMT
January increase is the fifth in the last six months.

Singapore 380 cst average steady in January
31 Jan 2014 14:54 GMT
The average 380 cst price at the world's leading bunker port remained steady in January compared to the previous month.

Expansion plans for Malaysian bunker firm
29 Jan 2014 16:31 GMT
Supplier says it is looking for support from local authorities in order to achieve its objectives.

Canadian ports first to offer financial incentives using A-G ratings
28 Jan 2014 08:03 GMT
Efficient vessels meeting specific GHG emission levels will receive a discount on port dues.

Ghana Oil to build bunker tanks in Takoradi
27 Jan 2014 10:38 GMT
Marine fuel storage project is due to be completed in a year, says managing director.

Coal terminal bunkering only in 'exceptional circumstances'
22 Jan 2014 20:17 GMT
Vessel operators are advised to plan ahead in future to avoid the need to bunker at Newcastle coal terminals.

Curoil performs first Aruba inshore bunker delivery
21 Jan 2014 20:57 GMT
The company's first inshore bunker operation took place at Oranjestad harbour.

First LNG trailer loaded in Rotterdam
21 Jan 2014 13:47 GMT
Primagaz Benelux loads its first trailer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Gate terminal in Rotterdam.

OW Bunker signs deal to supply fuel at BOSTCO terminal
20 Jan 2014 14:06 GMT
Bunker firm in exclusive agreement with UNIPEC America to supply marine fuel ex-pipe at the new BOSTCO facility in Houston.

Singapore: Full supplier list by volume
17 Jan 2014 14:18 GMT
List of all bunker suppliers by volume sold in 2013.

Two Singaporean firms have bunker licences cancelled
16 Jan 2014 08:08 GMT
Excel Petroleum Enterprise and Lian Hoe Leong & Brothers are said to have allowed other companies to use their bunker delivery notes.

Singapore underground storage operatorship announced
16 Jan 2014 07:23 GMT
15-year operatorship awarded for Southeast Asia's first subterranean hydrocarbon storage facility.

Discrepancy in MPA annual bunker figures
13 Jan 2014 09:18 GMT
MPA releases two annual bunker sales estimates - 42,682,200 tonnes and 42.5 million tonnes.

Singapore bunker sales down in 2013
13 Jan 2014 07:57 GMT
Bunker volumes decline for the second successive year at the world's leading bunker port.

Fuel oil stocks rise in Singapore
09 Jan 2014 15:37 GMT
Inventories of residual fuels rise to their highest level in four weeks in Singapore.

MoU on environmental initiatives in South Korea
08 Jan 2014 13:12 GMT
Korean Register and Busan Port Authority to cooperate on environmental initiatives.

Updated MPA contacts
08 Jan 2014 11:28 GMT
Key shipping division contacts at the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

OW Bunker launches office in Colombia
06 Jan 2014 11:44 GMT
Bunker firm opens fifth office in Latin America.

Singapore MGO vs ICE Gas Oil
03 Jan 2014 16:29 GMT
Analysis of Singapore marine gas oil and ICE Gas Oil prices.

Rotterdam 380 cst up $8 in December
02 Jan 2014 16:23 GMT
Last month's increase is the most significant since July.

OW Bunker stops supplying IFO at Klaipeda
02 Jan 2014 13:58 GMT
Supplier says it is now only offering MGO to clients calling at Lithuania's main bunker port.

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