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Home » News » Events News - Q3 2014

Events News - Q3 2014

Keel laying ceremony for LNG-ready tanker
29 Sep 2014 11:30 GMT
Ceremony held for first of four tankers to incorporate "numerous fuel efficiency features". Vessels are expected to be delivered in 2015 and 2016.

Emulsified fuel demonstration next week
26 Sep 2014 12:10 GMT
Company says its product is 'the cheapest, safest and highest quality fuel emulsion on the world market today'.

Base oil plant launched to meet demand for premium lubricants in Asia
25 Sep 2014 12:12 GMT
13,000-barrel-per-day manufacturing plant has been built to meet the rise in demand in Asia for higher-quality lubricants requiring Group II and Group III base oils for blending.

IMO celebrates World Maritime Day with 'effective implementation' theme
25 Sep 2014 11:13 GMT
Sekimizu shines spotlight on treaty instruments that have not yet entered into force and warns that there are several conventions for which "a lack of implementation are serious causes for concern".

Construction of five LNG-conversion-ready tankers under way
18 Sep 2014 11:53 GMT
Vessels are due to have dual-fuel-capable auxiliary engines installed and the ability to accommodate future installation of an LNG fuel-gas system.

Letter of intent 'breakthrough' for ethane-powered VLECs
12 Sep 2014 11:07 GMT
Letter of intent signed for the classification of five very large ethane carriers (VLECs) - powerered also by ethane.

Joint LNG-fuelled boxship project announced
10 Sep 2014 12:16 GMT
Project partners to work together to develop a concept for sailing long distances on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Fuel gas handling system gets DNV GL approval in principle
09 Sep 2014 13:42 GMT
Approval in principle (AIP) covers improvements to the original LNGPac system.

Lubmarine launches lubricant at SMM 2014
09 Sep 2014 08:35 GMT
Talusia LS 25 is specifically designed for slow-speed two-stroke engines running distillate fuels with 0.1% sulphur content.

LNG Hybrid Barge launched
08 Sep 2014 16:33 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to carry out its first delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a cruise ship after naming ceremony in October.

'Reduced fuel consumption' with new propeller system
08 Sep 2014 08:23 GMT
New controllable pitch (CP) propeller system is said to offer greater efficiency and lower bunker consumption.

FMC Doyle: US has 'plenty' of LNG for marine fuel
05 Sep 2014 13:22 GMT
Commissioner Doyle of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) stresses that natural gas is an 'affordable and domestically abundant fuel source' in the United States.

Fuel-saving propeller buffing firm at SMM 2014
05 Aug 2014 11:47 GMT
Propeller buffing technique is said to help shipowners and operators reduce fuel costs.

Emulsified fuel demonstration today
04 Sep 2014 07:32 GMT
Company says its product is 'the cheapest, safest and highest quality fuel emulsion on the world market today'.

SGMF global launch confirmed for SIBCON
03 Sep 2014 13:23 GMT
The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) is to 'formally launch', globally, at the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON).

Marine Propulsion Course 'almost sold out'
27 Aug 2014 13:00 GMT
Last call for Netherlands course, which is due to take place between September and December.

Electric boat powered by aluminium-air battery launched
27 Aug 2014 12:01 GMT
Vessel was unveiled at Lake Neuch√Ętel, Switzerland, on August 26.

Naming ceremony for tri-fuel 'Deal of the Year' ship
26 Aug 2014 13:11 GMT
Tri-fuel LNG carrier has been built to transport gas on a year-round basis from practically any existing LNG terminal in the world.

New fuel gas handling solution launched
26 Aug 2014 09:21 GMT
Upgraded LNGPac system is being officially launched this week at the Offshore Northern Seas 2014 (ONS 2014) conference and exhibition.

Bunker firm in Novorossiysk oil spill exercise
21 Aug 2014 11:48 GMT
Oil spill response exercise was held on August 14 in Novorossiysk.

Emulsified fuel demonstration in September
20 Aug 2014 08:33 GMT
Company says its product is 'the cheapest, safest and highest quality fuel emulsion on the world market today'.

SMM to showcase 'fuel-saving' technology that converts waste heat into electric power
13 Aug 2014 11:38 GMT
'Revolutionary' new system is said to provide fuel savings of up to 200 tonnes per year.

LNG and energy efficiency to be discussed at gmec event
06 Aug 2014 12:57 GMT
gmec, the global maritime environmental congress, will be held in Hamburg next month as part of the maritime trade fair SMM.

Aegean to hold earnings call in August
01 Aug 2014 11:33 GMT
Aegean Marine Petroleum to hold conference call and webcast following the announcement of its Q2 results later this month.

North America's first LNG-powered ferry
30 Jul 2014 17:52 GMT
Vessel is also the first ever gas-powered ferry to be built in Italy.

LNG-fuelled ship seminars held in Asia
28 Jul 2014 07:44 GMT
Seminars were held last week in Shanghai and Singapore.

IBIA appoints events manager
21 Jul 2014 11:50 GMT
Stephen Hoare replaces Anna Trant, who resigned from IBIA in June.

45% improvement in energy efficiency for Great Lakes bulker
18 Jul 2014 12:58 GMT
New bulk cargo ship has been designed to optimize fuel efficiency and operating performance.

World's first green-ship equipment certification centre opens in Korea
14 Jul 2014 12:04 GMT
New centre has been set up to test, evaluate and certify green-ship equipment and to carry out R&D projects.

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