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Home » News » Port News - Q1 2017

Port News - Q1 2017

Fluxys lauds Zeebrugge jetty 'milestone' for LNG bunkering
30 Mar 2017 10:04 GMT
Net profit falls 20.6 percent, small-scale LNG business 'enjoys continued success'.

World Fuel Services starts supplying at Nederland Terminal, Texas
29 Mar 2017 10:17 GMT
Company selling 380 cSt and 0.1% MGO as exclusive supplier at the Sunoco Logistics facility.

Spain's official gazette confirms approval of LNG bunkering in Gijon
29 Mar 2017 08:57 GMT
Spanish port intends to start truck-to-ship bunkering of LNG 'in the coming months'.

Study to examine developing bio LNG as transport fuel in Rotterdam
27 Mar 2017 10:33 GMT
Project partners aim to complete the study by the second half of this year.

Unioil reaches 18-month milestone as LNG bunker supplier
24 Mar 2017 11:23 GMT
Danish firm focusing on developing its LNG bunker supply business in Europe.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel set to arrive in Zeebrugge next week
24 Mar 2017 08:45 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.

Barcelona plans to reward clean ships with 40% incentive
23 Mar 2017 07:52 GMT
Green ship initiative comes as Spanish port develops infrastructure for the supply of LNG.

Crowley launches LNG-fuelled ConRo ship
22 Mar 2017 06:18 GMT
El Coqui is the first of two Crowley ConRo vessels powered by LNG.

Scheveningen launches shore power installation
15 Mar 2017 11:48 GMT
Seven shore power connection points are now available at the Dutch port.

Singapore supplier has five tankers suspended over MFM 'irregularities'
14 Mar 2017 14:49 GMT
MPA finds 'irregularities with the piping fixtures' of five Panoil vessels.

Rotterdam targets 'virtually zero' emissions by 2050
07 Mar 2017 11:29 GMT
Port aims to play key role in accelerating the 'energy transition'.

Brightoil expects to 'greatly boost' bunker sales with Zhoushan terminal
28 Feb 2017 10:35 GMT
Facility is due to become operational by the end of 2017.

Neste starts ex-pipe delivery of 0.1% bunker fuel in Sweden
27 Feb 2017 11:54 GMT
RMB-spec, 0.1% bunker fuel now also available via pipeline.

Rotterdam bunker sales drop 4.6% in 2016, lube sales rise
27 Feb 2017 07:29 GMT
Marine fuel sales fell by almost half a million cubic metres in 2016.

First LNG bunker delivery completed in Fremantle
20 Feb 2017 10:25 GMT
Platform supply vessel was refuelled with LNG on 19th February.

Cepsa starts selling 0.1% ULSFO in Algeciras Bay
20 Feb 2017 07:57 GMT
Spanish firm is first in the Strait of Gibraltar to offer 2020-compatible ULSFO.

Vopak to build Gauteng terminal, expand in Durban
17 Feb 2017 07:18 GMT
Terminal operator confirms intention to expand its activities in South Africa.

Rotterdam confirms 9.7% drop in fuel oil throughput in 2016
16 Feb 2017 11:13 GMT
Seagoing vessels handled 5.7 million tonnes less fuel oil last year.

Singapore records best monthly sales figure in its history
13 Feb 2017 09:35 GMT
Asian port starts the year with a bang as 380 cSt sales hit new high.

Rotterdam records drop in fuel oil, liquid bulk throughput in 2016
10 Feb 2017 14:18 GMT
Port handled 0.5% less liquid bulk; total throughput fell 1.1%.

Certas Energy launches Thames distillate facility
10 Feb 2017 09:01 GMT
UK supplier offering MGO by pipeline and truck.

Bomin Linde completes first LNG bunker delivery in Rostock
08 Feb 2017 11:44 GMT
The chemical tanker Fure West was supplied with LNG on 2nd February.

Canadian bunker vessel back in operation
07 Feb 2017 07:58 GMT
The Algoma Dartmouth stopped carrying out deliveries in early January.

New fuel-saving hybrid ferry launched in Kaohsiung
03 Feb 2017 08:36 GMT
Government also plans to retrofit the rest of its diesel fleet.

'Business as usual' for Dan-Bunkering in Cartagena despite Petrocosta liquidation
02 Feb 2017 00:02 GMT
Liquidator says Petrocosta 'will continue with its normal operations'.

Halifax bunker vessel expected to return this week
01 Feb 2017 07:52 GMT
The Algoma Dartmouth has been out of operation since 7th January.

Bunkering facility inaugurated at Qeshm Island
30 Jan 2017 10:08 GMT
New Iran facility has a total storage capacity of more than 50,000 tonnes.

Portugal's Galp starts offering RMK 500 in three key ports
27 Jan 2017 13:48 GMT
Supplier will be carrying out barge deliveries in Lisbon, Setubal and Sines.

Licensed MFM-equipped bunker tankers up to 133 in Singapore
27 Jan 2017 10:16 GMT
Pink Diamond regains bunker tanker licence.

First ship plugs into shore power at Shenzhen terminal
25 Jan 2017 15:18 GMT
OOCL vessel is the first to use shore power at DaChan Bay Terminals.

Singapore bunker craft operator convicted and fined
24 Jan 2017 14:14 GMT
Company found to have operated without a licence and used Sequest Tanker's credentials.

Bomin expands ARA physical supply operation
23 Jan 2017 09:57 GMT
Firm charters two bunker barges which will operate out of Antwerp and also supply in Rotterdam, Ghent and Vlissingen.

Izmit Bay: letters of protest after fuel oil spill
20 Jan 2017 12:38 GMT
Vessel operators submit letters of protest concerning vessel cleaning and delays.

Project targets production of hydrogen fuel at BP's Rotterdam refinery
20 Jan 2017 11:23 GMT
Initiative to look into converting electricity into hydrogen transportation fuel.

China's 0.5% sulphur cap: key facts
19 Jan 2017 10:15 GMT
Ships calling at key Bohai and Guangdong ports are now required to use fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5 percent when at berth.

Ships earning green discount up 83% in Gothenburg
18 Jan 2017 15:27 GMT
Two LNG-fuelled vessels receive the biggest discount on port fees of 30 percent.

First delivery in San Lorenzo as bunkering resumes after two-and-a-half years
18 Jan 2017 10:57 GMT
The bulk carrier Amis Dolphin was supplied with low-sulphur 380 cSt on 13th January.

New requirements for vessels at anchor in Singapore
16 Jan 2017 08:21 GMT
MPA updates 2007 circular concerning vessels anchored in port.

World's first LNG-fuelled icebreaker bunkered in Pori
13 Jan 2017 09:18 GMT
The Polaris received 700 cubic metres of LNG on 10th January.

Chemoil named Singapore's top bunker supplier for second year in a row
12 Jan 2017 09:29 GMT
Sentek and Universal Energy rise up the list to make top three.

SGS, VPS top Singapore bunker surveyor list
11 Jan 2017 14:24 GMT
12.3 percent of Singapore's licensed bunker surveyors are employed at either SGS or VPS.

Singapore sells 48.6 million tonnes of bunker fuel in 2016
11 Jan 2017 12:18 GMT
Asian port sets new record as annual bunker sales increase by 7.7 percent.

Singapore approves first vessel of 2017 for MFM bunkering
11 Jan 2017 10:53 GMT
Hong Lam Marine's Sea Swift gets MPA go-ahead.

Gibraltar bunker sales 'up by just under 2%' in 2016
10 Jan 2017 09:54 GMT
Bunker sales volumes and vessel calls increase for the second consecutive year.

Vladivostosk bunker sales plummet 58.6% in 2016: source
10 Jan 2017 13:21 GMT
Marine fuel deliveries fell by 8.1 percent between January and December.

Cepsa performs biggest bunker delivery in its history
10 Jan 2017 09:48 GMT
Spanish firm supplied 7,300 tonnes to the Mary Maersk in December.

Bomin starts physical supply operation in Buenos Aires, Zona Comun
06 Jan 2017 18:10 GMT
Bunker firm is using the double-hulled Deltamar IV to carry out deliveries.

Aegean acquires OBAST, launches Rostock bunker supply operation
06 Jan 2017 08:09 GMT
Physical operation to serve all German ports in the Baltic Sea and also cover southern Scandinavia.

Boxship spill: two fuel patches spotted
05 Jan 2017 06:14 GMT
Skimmers and booms placed off Pulau Ubin and Nenas Channel to contain spilled fuel.

World Fuel Services named exclusive bunker supplier at Nederland Terminal, Texas
04 Jan 2017 17:01 GMT
Fuel specialist to begin supplying 380 cSt and MGO ex-pipe from March 2017.

Boxship collision causes 300-tonne bunker spill off Johor
04 Jan 2017 15:26 GMT
APL Denver is said to have suffered damage to one of its bunker tanks.

Bunker survey licence issued to 51 Singapore firms
04 Jan 2017 12:21 GMT
Licensing scheme is designed to raise the standards of bunker surveying firms and give the MPA a greater regulatory oversight.

Bunkering resumes in San Lorenzo, Rosario after two-and-a-half years
03 Jan 2017 08:16 GMT
San Lorenzo refiner makes product available for the bunker market.

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