Archive for the ‘Bunkering’ Category

New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation

New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation
Francis Sarre, Chairman of the BIMCO Documentary Committee BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry. It is a balanced...
April 25th, 2018 | BIMCO, Bunkering | Read More

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
The white paper “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping” examines the price, availability, regulatory challenges and environmental benefits of alternative fuels and technologies. Hamburg, 17 April 2018: Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper which assesses a...
April 17th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap
Parker Kittiwake XRF Analyser The XRF Analyser provides in-situ analysis of the sulphur content of fuel oil for compliance testing LONDON – 16 April 2018 – Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, has today announced the launch of its ground-breaking X-Ray...
April 16th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers
Perspective of an AET LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tanker Today in London, AET Inc. Limited and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited formalised arrangements for the long-term charter of AET’s two newbuild LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tankers. AET’s two 113,000 dwt vessels are...
April 12th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced
The Ilshin Green Iris (picture courtesy Lloyd’s Register) MAN B&W ME-GI engine powers 191-metre newbuilding The delivery of the ‘Ilshin Green Iris’, the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier, has been announced. The vessel was constructed at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in Korea for Ilshin...
April 10th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The future of fuel

The future of fuel
Sugar can be used for biofuel The future of fuel Environmental regulations are constantly forcing carriers to adjust their fuel strategy – so what will power the container ships of the future? Joe Lo investigates Ensuring that container shipping complies with emissions regulations these days is like...
April 3rd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Insight, Shipmanagement | Read More

Educational course on Bunkers by IBIA Bunkering Training – Invitation

Educational course on Bunkers by IBIA Bunkering Training – Invitation
Piraeus Akti Miaouli Dear Valued Client, Buyer and Associate, In accordance to our interest and effort to educate bunker buyers, we are pleased to support this training course by Mr Nigel Draffin and the International Bunker Industry Association.  Pls see attached and send your RSVP to Sofia Konstantopoulou...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 27 March 2018 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for an LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt class very large ore carrier (VLOC). Following the announcement of the IMO’s SOx emission limitations from...
March 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LPG as fuel for a new series of Very Large Gas Carriers (“VLGC”)

LPG as fuel for a new series of Very Large Gas Carriers (“VLGC”)
As an innovative solution to address increasingly stringent emission restrictions in a more environment-friendly way, LPG as a fuel for the main engine will be installed on 2 VLGC newbuildings, which EXMAR has contracted to serve long-term commitments with Statoil ASA of Norway for worldwide LPG transportation...
March 2nd, 2018 | Bunkering, LPG | Read More

World Fuel Services strengthens customer offering with new physical marine fuel supply in Florida’s Tampa Bay Area

World Fuel Services strengthens customer offering with new physical marine fuel supply in Florida’s Tampa Bay Area
Port Manatee, Tampa, USA Miami, Florida (March 1, 2018) World Fuel Services (WFS) is pleased to announce a new physical marine fuel supply location in Tampa, Florida. WFS will supply fuel oil and marine diesel from Port Manatee to vessels in the Tampa Bay area. Joe Gowen, SVP Global Marine Supply, said;...
March 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

SEA\LNG strengthens ties with Japan as two new members join growing coalition

SEA\LNG strengthens ties with Japan as two new members join growing coalition
Peter Keller of SEA\LNG “K” LINE Group and Uyeno Group of Companies join SEA\LNG to inspire discussion and collaboration in Asia-Pacific’s thriving LNG hub LONDON, 01 MARCH 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas...
March 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

World’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier delivered

World’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier delivered
Image of the LNG-fuelled bulk carrier 50,000 dwt LNG-fuelled bulk carrier uses new LNG storage material approved by LR 21 February 2018 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and ILSHIN LOGISTICS have successfully delivered the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier under the dual-class of Lloyd’s Register...
February 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, News | Read More

New Chairman and board members announced as IBIA celebrates 25th annual dinner

New Chairman and board members announced as IBIA celebrates 25th annual dinner
A view of the Ball Room The next chairman of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and the result of board elections were announced at IBIA’s AGM on Monday 19 February, a few hours before more than 1,000 marine fuel professionals gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park...
February 20th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant
Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range. Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open gears and chains...
February 20th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban
London, 9 February 2018 – Moves to close a loophole in enforcement of the cap on high-sulphur marine fuel, which comes into effect in January 2020, have been welcomed by the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC). Ships will be banned at that time from burning any marine fuel with a sulphur content above...
February 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel
An image of HMD’s ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel design 06 February 2018 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) is scheduled to deliver the world’s first ballast free LNG bunkering vessel later this year. The 7,600m³ vessel was ordered by Germany-based Bernhard Schulte Ship management in late...
February 6th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper
l to r: Boris Popovič, Mayor of the City Municipa-lity of Koper; Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Dimitrij Zadel, President of the Managament Board of Luka Koper; Peter Gašperšič, Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Slovenia; Nikolas Paterakis, Chief Operating Officer,...
February 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool
New tool provides evolving overview of the rapid development of LNG bunkering infrastructure AMSTERDAM, LONDON, 30th JANUARY 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has...
January 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Eizo Murakami; hereinafter “K” Line), Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Head office: Higashi-ku, Nagoya; President & Director: Satoru Katsuno; hereinafter Chubu Electric Power), Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Head...
January 26th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels Marine enter into partnership for sustainable inland shipping

REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels Marine enter into partnership for sustainable inland shipping
. Advanced Biofuels more widely available for European inland shipping Rotterdam, 25 January 2018 – From today, VARO Energy subsidiary REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels Marine will work together to make European inland shipping more sustainable. As a result, the sustainable advanced biofuels...
January 25th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Respect and honor in business is our business

Respect and honor in business is our business
Irene K. Notias Respect and honor in business is our business  By Irene K. Notias, Prime Petroleum Services The terms honor, trust, integrity, respect, teamwork, gentlemen’s agreement refer to qualities increasingly missing in today’s bunker business, but nevertheless everyone claims to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, Comment, HR, Insight, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel
Leading environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have joined in calling for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulphur cap takes effect in 2020. IMO has agreed that from 1st January 2020 the maximum permitted sulphur content...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Natural Fenosa and Baleària sign the first permanent LNG bunkering contract for ship propulsion in Spain

Natural Fenosa and Baleària sign the first permanent LNG bunkering contract for ship propulsion in Spain
..Adolfo Utor and Joaquín Mendiluce The energy companies and shipping company close an exclusive supply contract for 10 years. GAS NATURAL FENOSA to supply the ports operated by Baleària. This is the first permanent, multi-system bunkering supply contract for ship propulsion with liquefied natural...
January 19th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New transmission oil for Mercury outboard motor

New transmission oil for Mercury outboard motor
LIQUI MOLY Marine High Performance Gear Oil 85W-90 LIQUI MOLY presents newly developed product at the trade show “Boot” in Düsseldorf January 2018 – The range of boat products offered by oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY continues to grow. It is now launching Marine High Performance Gear...
January 19th, 2018 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports | Read More

DNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricants

DNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricants
Oil sample bottles Oslo/Hamburg, 16 January 2018: Classification society DNV GL has launched a new joint development project (JDP) in cooperation with marine insurers The Swedish Club, Norwegian Hull Club, Gard and Skuld to test the potential influence of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs)...
January 16th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More