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Home » News » Port News - Q4 2017

Port News - Q4 2017

MPA reminder: dues concession for double-hulled bunker tankers ends on Jan 1
29 Dec 2017 15:31 GMT
Asian port reminds community that it will be withdrawing the dues concession from next week.

Marubeni and PTT study LNG bunkering in Laem Chabang
27 Dec 2017 13:43 GMT
Plan to use a supply ship to source product from a Map Ta Phut receiving terminal.

Auckland opts for shore power... not fuel switching
22 Dec 2017 13:25 GMT
CEO notes sulphur emissions will drop in 2020 and GHG reductions from fuel switching would be 'minimal'.

Galp starts LNG bunkering in Portugal
22 Dec 2017 11:29 GMT
Operation covers Portuguese mainland and islands as supplier also targets ship-to-ship refuelling.

Aegean to launch Kiel Canal bunker supply operation
21 Dec 2017 11:27 GMT
Bunker firm expands supply coverage and storage capacity in Germany.

Tallinn offers discount to ships running mainly on LNG
20 Dec 2017 14:20 GMT
Vessels will be able to apply for a four percent discount on tonnage fees.

Singapore injects more capital to fund LNG bunker vessel newbuilds
14 Dec 2017 09:47 GMT
Applications now open for interested firms to apply for funding of up to S$3m per vessel.

Singapore sets new 12-month bunker sales record as November volumes rise
13 Dec 2017 09:51 GMT
Nov sales up 4.2% YoY and 7.7% MoM. Port sold 50.245m tonnes between Dec and Nov.

Fujairah secures development capital, eyes growth
12 Dec 2017 15:21 GMT
Agreement signed to develop quays, storage areas, and deepen berths to attract larger vessels.

Algeciras receives first LNG bunker delivery in five years
12 Dec 2017 12:51 GMT
Cement carrier supplied in Algeciras's second ever LNG bunkering operation.

Antwerp backs construction of five zero-emission barges
11 Dec 2017 13:14 GMT
Port to invest in the construction of hybrid, zero-emission barges as part of EUR 1.4m project.

Geos Blyth terminal: 'patch of mud' to bunkering hub in four years
06 Dec 2017 13:15 GMT
Bunker supplier highlights how facility has transformed into a 'busy' refuelling location.

OPEC meeting today
30 Nov 2017 09:42 GMT
By A/S Global Risk Management.

Singapore updates restrictions on selling bunkers to North Korean ships
15 Nov 2017 14:35 GMT
Singaporeans cannot provide bunkering services to North Korean ships under certain circumstances.

Bunker sales drop in Singapore with 500 cSt volumes at lowest in 20 months
13 Nov 2017 09:34 GMT
Rolling 12-month and 6-month sales manage to stay above 50m and 25m tonnes respectively.

Transocean becomes third top 10 supplier to be banned from bunkering in Singapore
07 Nov 2017 07:55 GMT
MPA investigations revealed 'several falsifications of records' and 'discrepancies in the stock movement logbooks'.

Titan LNG performs first simultaneous two-truck delivery in Rotterdam
03 Nov 2017 14:47 GMT
Downtime of the vessel, Wes Amelie, was reduced as two trucks discharged via one bunkering hose.

Shell and MPA to jointly research clean fuels and digitalisation
01 Nov 2017 08:33 GMT
Partners to cooperate in the areas of electronic data, automation, intelligent systems and cleaner energy.

Aegean to cease physical bunker supply operation in Singapore
01 Nov 2017 00:01 GMT
Management decides resources can be more profitably deployed elsewhere following 'heightened commercial pressures' at Asian hub.

Gothenburg completes first LNG bunkering while loading
31 Oct 2017 09:20 GMT
Milestone delivery follows the port's maiden ship-to-ship supply of LNG at quayside.

Singapore to withdraw port dues concession in July
30 Oct 2017 07:24 GMT
Port has urged shipping firms to 'make plans for the transition once the relief measures are withdrawn'.

Cavotec shore power to be installed in Vancouver in H1 2018
26 Oct 2017 15:18 GMT
Cold ironing to be made available at Vancouver's Centerm and GCT Deltaport terminals.

Swedish port Trelleborg inaugurates shore power installation
25 Oct 2017 10:07 GMT
Two Stena Line ferries will hook up to electricity during calls at the south coast port.

Vopak launches same-time bunkering at Singapore terminal
24 Oct 2017 12:41 GMT
New service is designed to speed up bunkering and reduce congestion.

Rotterdam achieves best quarter since Q2 2016, but nears worst calendar year this decade
23 Oct 2017 13:13 GMT
Best fuel oil result in five quarters, but MGO sales were lowest in nearly three years.

Kandla invites bids to provide shore power to ships: source
20 Oct 2017 09:51 GMT
Planned facility would be able to supply electricity to up to four vessels at a time.

Peninsula Petroleum to launch bunker supply operation in LA/Long Beach
19 Oct 2017 14:43 GMT
New service, which will comprise a storage facility and dedicated barge fleet, is due to start in January 2018.

Port of Rotterdam to study clean fuel bunkering facility at Krabbegors
18 Oct 2017 09:25 GMT
All fuels supplied at the bunker station would be required to produce fewer emissions than traditional fuels.

LA, Long Beach to consider approving Clean Air Action Plan Update in November
17 Oct 2017 11:35 GMT
Document would guide emissions reduction strategies for the next 20 years.

It took 20 months for Singapore to up three-month bunker sales from 12m to 13m tonnes
16 Oct 2017 10:43 GMT
In contrast, it took four-and-a-half years for the port to see volumes rise from 11m to 12m tonnes.

Singapore 12-month bunker sales jumped from 45 to 50m tonnes in just 21 months
16 Oct 2017 06:47 GMT
Sales at Asian port rose by 5m tonnes in almost a third of the time it took them to increase from 40m to 45m tonnes.

Singapore makes history with bunker sales of 50m tonnes over 12 months
13 Oct 2017 14:51 GMT
Asian port also sells more than 13m tonnes in three months for the first time.

Suppliers work through backlog in Durban, Richards Bay as bunkering restarts
12 Oct 2017 12:22 GMT
More than 30 ships in each port caught up in congestion and delays.

Statoil selects Gas4Sea to supply LNG bunkers in Rotterdam
10 Oct 2017 14:05 GMT
The Engie Zeebrugge will be used to supply LNG to four crude shuttle tankers when they enter into service in 2020.

Ports of Durban, Richards Bay closed as Severe Weather Warning is issued
10 Oct 2017 12:17 GMT
South Africa's east coast suffers strong winds, heavy rain and localised floods.

Singapore drops 50% concession for Marpol-compliant double-hulled tankers
10 Oct 2016 10:05 GMT
New rates due to be effective from January 1, 2018.

Coralius performs its first Gothenburg LNG bunker delivery
05 Oct 2017 08:44 GMT
First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel supplies Ternsund tanker at Swedish port.

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