Archive for the ‘Bunkering’ Category

Shell is first lubricants supplier to secure IMPA ACT Accreditation

Shell is first lubricants supplier to secure IMPA ACT Accreditation
Shell’s marine lubricant supply network extends to more than 700 ports in 58 countries Shell Marine has become the first company involved in the development, supply and support of marine lubricants to receive accreditation under the International Marine Purchasing Association’s IMPA ACT Sustainable...
March 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Mar-2017 ANCHORAGE AREA REORGANISATION: ENTRY RESTRICTION TO FOAA “G” AREA Fujairah, United Arab Emirates LNG BUNKERING Rotterdam & Amsterdam, Netherlands Anchorage area reorganisation: entry restriction to FOAA “G” Area Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Fujairah, United...
March 8th, 2017 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ClassNK appoints new Executive Vice President

ClassNK appoints new Executive Vice President
Dr. Toshiyuki Shigemi Tokyo – Effective 7 March 2016, Dr. Toshiyuki Shigemi has been appointed as Executive Vice President as well as Executive Director of ClassNK. Yasushi Nakamura has stepped down as Senior Executive Vice President, and has been appointed as an Advisor to the Society. Dr. Shigemi...
March 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports
Simulator’s graphics view of a typical feeder vessel operating at Port of Patras/ Source: Patras LNG Bunkering Manoeuvring Simulation Study Report, November 2016) Since November 2016, a series of navigation simulation workshops have been delivered by the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II in...
February 21st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner
Robin Meech Another successful event as Association continues to grow its reach and influence, introducing new Chief Executive and board members to the membership. Around 1,000 marine fuel professionals attended the prestigious International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) annual dinner on Monday...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

Harnessing the intangible

Harnessing the intangible
Wärtsilä and IMarEST teams Dubai, UAE – Getting an accurate insight into a vessel’s hull fouling condition from energy consumption data is vital for maintaining vessel performance to economically feasible standards. The real-time analysis of “big data” per factors such as weather, water...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Justin Murphy takes up role as Chief Executive of IBIA

Justin Murphy takes up role as Chief Executive of IBIA
Justin Murphy Murphy has leadership experience at CEO and Board level with both shipping companies and commodity traders. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is pleased to introduce its new Chief Executive, Justin Murphy, who brings with him an impressive and relevant leadership record....
February 9th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

New head of Total Lubmarine shares vision

New head of Total Lubmarine shares vision
Robert Joore Robert Joore, the new General Manager of leading marine lubricants supplier Total Lubmarine has laid out his vision for the company, focusing on developing a range of innovative solutions for ship operators operating in poor freight markets in a low-sulphur era.  Speaking at the company’s...
February 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Going with the flow…

Going with the flow…
General bunker operation GOING WITH THE FLOW: World Fuel Services welcomes the introduction of mandatory mass flow metering in Singapore. In a move which has been widely hailed as a landmark moment for the bunker industry, the use of mass flow metering (MFM) for heavy fuel oil bunker deliveries in Singapore...
February 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

Aderco Commits to Stronger Maritime Future with New Investment in the UK

Aderco Commits to Stronger Maritime Future with New Investment in the UK
… (02 JANUARY 2017, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM) Leading fuel treatment specialist Aderco has opened an operational base in the UK to serve the marine markets here, in the US and the Caribbean in response to growing demand. Aderco chose the UK for its strategic location as well as its importance to...
February 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Stores and Provisions, Technology | Read More

Institute of Bunker Buyers & Consumers joins IBIA

Institute of Bunker Buyers & Consumers joins IBIA
IBIA’S CEO Peter Hall Boost for both organisations, giving buyers a stronger voice within the global bunker industry association. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and the Institute of Bunker Buyers & Consumers (IBBC) are pleased to announce that IBBC will become a sub-group...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering | Read More

Marine fuel price information – time for a change?

Marine fuel price information – time for a change?
A New Year is always a good time to make some changes… If you currently use a bunker price service, make sure you look at the Bunkerspot Price Index (BPi) when reviewing your subscription options. If you would like access to price information but have been deterred by the high cost of subscription...
January 24th, 2017 | Bunkering, Markets | Read More

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel
… Currently, global production of plastic surpasses 300 million metric tons per year and is forecast to double over the next 20 years. Only 10% of the waste generated is recycled with the remainder being incinerated, sent to landfill or left to pollute land and sea.* If the current trend continues...
January 17th, 2017 | Bunkering, Environment, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries...
January 16th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG
The first step consists of the planned installation of a mobile fueling station, which can be relocated quickly and easily if required. During the initial phase this facility will be used to supply LNG to port vehicles like reach stackers and terminal tractors as well as the trucks of local freight forwarders....
January 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, LNG, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Dec-2016 ESTABLISHMENT OF BUOYS DEMARCATING MARINE PARK Hong Kong NEW TOWAGE SERVICE PROVIDER Eden, Australia KIEL CANAL LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE Kiel Canal, Germany MANDATORY ADOPTION OF MASS FLOW METERING SYSTEM FOR MARINE FUEL OIL DELIVERY Singapore Establishment of buoys demarcating...
December 30th, 2016 | Bunkering, Canals, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

2016 “Poseidon Med II calls at Piraeus” Conference successfully concluded on 8th December

2016 “Poseidon Med II calls at Piraeus” Conference successfully concluded on 8th December
Snapshot from the audience The 2016 Poseidon Med II Conference concluded on 8 December in Piraeus Municipal Theatre, highlighting mature technology and synergy building as stepping-stones towards LNG as fuel era. The conference, attracting more than 180 attendees, gathered together delegates from international...
December 19th, 2016 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

LUKOIL Marine Lubricants celebrates its fifth anniversary of operations in Hong Kong

LUKOIL Marine Lubricants celebrates its fifth anniversary of operations in Hong Kong
Marking the fifth anniversary of its presence in the Southeast Asian marine lubricants market, LUKOIL Marine Lubricants hosted a reception in Hong Kong. The event was attended by over 50 key clients of LUKOIL, including BSM, Fleet Management Limited, FW, Misuga Kaiun, Anglo-Eastern, Wallem Shipmanagement,...
December 15th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Total joins SEA\LNG to support ambitious growth plans

Total joins SEA\LNG to support ambitious growth plans
Total, the world’s fourth-ranked international oil and gas company, has joined SEA\LNG, a multi-sector industry coalition created to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Total is a global gas player, involved across the entire LNG chain, from extracting...
December 15th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Poseidon Med II Conference in Piraeus 8th Dec, 2016

Poseidon Med II Conference in Piraeus 8th Dec, 2016
Piraeus Akti Miaouli The Poseidon Med II Annual Conference will be held at the Piraeus Municipal Theatre on December 8 2016 to update participants on the latest developments of LNG bunkering and offer the opportunity to meet leading experts in this field. This year’s conference will be organised around...
December 5th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Shipmanagement | Read More

2020 Vision: World Fuel Services prepares for the new global sulphur cap

2020 Vision: World Fuel Services prepares for the new global sulphur cap
From 1 January 2020, a new global sulphur cap on marine fuels will come into effect which will turn the whole bunker industry upside down; and World Fuel Services is urging the shipping, bunkering and energy sectors to work together to meet this new challenge. The 2020 deadline for the new 0.50% cap,...
December 1st, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

Two new SEA\LNG partners as pace quickens for LNG

Two new SEA\LNG partners as pace quickens for LNG
29 November, 2016, London. SEA\LNG – which works to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel – has welcomed two new partners, each representing key aspects of the LNG maritime value chain. The recent decision by the International Maritime Organization...
November 29th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Technology | Read More

The legal position across jurisdictions following the collapse of OW Bunkers

The legal position across jurisdictions following the collapse of OW Bunkers
The collapse of OW Bunkers led to numerous law suits and arrests across the globe as owners faced competing claims from both the physical bunker suppliers and ING as the liquidator for OW Bunkers. In the immediate aftermath the legal position varied greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. However,...
November 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Shell Marine updates app to enable mobile lube analysis reporting, extends port network

Shell Marine updates app to enable mobile lube analysis reporting, extends port network
Mobile Shell RLA reporting on Shell Marine app Shell Marine today announced that it has updated its Shell Marine App to include mobile reporting of customers’ Shell Rapid Lube Analyst reports.  This adds to other features such as mobile tracking of orders, interactive vessel guides to Shell Marine’s...
November 24th, 2016 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The benefits of working with a strong counter party

The benefits of working with a strong counter party
Bunker buyers could be at a loss if further bunker collapses happen in the future, without the proper business strategy in place, World Fuel Services warn. A key moment for the bunkering industry was the London High Court’s judgment on the Res Cogitans – one of the ships that was affected by the...
November 22nd, 2016 | Bunkering | Read More