Archive for the ‘Bunkering’ Category

2020 Fuel Regulations – a new (old) approach  

2020 Fuel Regulations – a new (old) approach  
Dr. Ram Vis Dr. Ram Vis was a speaker at GST/Shipping 2030 in New York last week. Viewers can read herebelow his reflections on how the maritime industry should be approaching the fuel issue: Historically, Charles Lamb is credited with introducing heavy fuels in Diesel Engines. There was serious competition...
November 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL line optimization brings ten per cent fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels

DNV GL line optimization brings ten per cent fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels
Pressure distribution on the optimized hull Hamburg, 9 November 2017: Design changes made as a result of working with DNV GL has resulted in projected annual fuel savings of more than ten per cent for the new Hapag-Lloyd Cruises passenger expedition ships. The two vessels, HANSEATIC nature and HANSEATIC...
November 9th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets | Read More

Bureau Veritas to class CMA CGM’s LNG fuelled ultra-large containerships

Bureau Veritas to class CMA CGM’s LNG fuelled ultra-large containerships
Philippe Donche-Gay, President, Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore The 22,000 TEU ships will be built under BV Classification Bureau Veritas has provided significant support with feasibility studies to provide project confidence Award to Bureau Veritas further underlines leadership in gas fuelled...
November 8th, 2017 | Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Shell opens 430 million-litre lubricants plant in Singapore

Shell opens 430 million-litre lubricants plant in Singapore
Shell Tuas Lubricants Plant Shell today opened an integrated lubricants and grease production facility in Tuas, Singapore. At 10 hectares, the site size is equivalent to almost 25 football pitches. It is Shell’s 3rd largest lubricants plant in the world and 2nd largest in Asia-Pacific, capable of producing...
November 2nd, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia’s electronic oil record book scoops up two more innovation awards

Liberia’s electronic oil record book scoops up two more innovation awards
Pictured from left to right: Mark Laudi, host of the 2017 Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards, Scott Bergeron, CEO, Liberian Registry, and Liz McCarthy, Publisher, Lloyd’s List Intelligence. The innovative electronic oil record book (ε-ORB) produced by LISCR, the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry,...
October 30th, 2017 | Awards, Bunkering, Environment, Flags | Read More

Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia

Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia
Dr. Vis, CEO of Viswa Group Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia Organic Chlorides Risk to Marine Equipment October 18, 2017–In the last 2 weeks the presence of organic chlorides has been identified in 4 cases of fuels bunkered in South East Asia, announced Dr. Vis of Viswa...
October 19th, 2017 | Bunkering | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä, through its joint venture company CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co (CWEC), has been contracted to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels being built...
October 18th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution…

Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution…
The Viking Princess’ stern with the Hybrid System mark visible Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution replacing a traditional generator Wärtsilä Corporation,  13 October 2017 at 10 am EEST – The technology group...
October 13th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Making headway into alternative fuels

Making headway into alternative fuels
The LPGreen concept design combines the best technologies available today. LPGreen, a joint development project between four leaders in the maritime industry, has been working on a concept design for an LPG carrier capable of operating on LPG fuel. The successful outcome of an innovative project depends...
September 29th, 2017 | Bunkering, Energy, Environment, LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Glander International Bunkering Promotes Senior Management in Dubai

Glander International Bunkering Promotes Senior Management in Dubai
…  Glander International Bunkering, a leading marine fuel and lubricant trading firm, has today announced three key internal promotions in its Dubai office. Morten Langthjem, the former Sales Manager will take on a new role as Managing Director and Alex Margaritis, former Team Leader &...
September 7th, 2017 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas
Aerial view of the Port of Gothenburg Fuel-gas system experts to deliver facility in Gothenburg MAN Cryo, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s marine-LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has signed a contract with Swedish infrastructure company, Swedegas, to deliver an LNG bunkering facility within the Port of Gothenburg. The...
September 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cyprus extends Electronic Oil Record Book approval

Cyprus extends Electronic Oil Record Book approval
Ioannis Efstratiou, Acting Director, Cyprus DMS CYPRUS EXTENDS ACCEPTANCE OF THE USE OF ELECTRONIC OIL RECORD BOOK Helping shipowners mitigate the risk of costly delays, penalties and fines CYPRUS, September 6, 2017: The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS) today announced it has extended...
September 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Flags, Flags, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels

Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels
Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide 762kWh of battery power for three new hybrid fishing vessels Richmond, B.C. – September 5, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Norwegian maritime electronics firm Elmarin AS as the supplier of lithium...
September 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin 2 Sept. 2017

fathom-news e-bulletin 2 Sept. 2017
Cold ironing, as it is known,  has come a long way, and with hybrid power systems on the market, will likely evolve further as a new term, “electric bunkering”, begins to be heard more. This week K-Line said one of its Norwegian offshore vessels, KL Sanderfjord, had become the first to have a “shore...
September 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Singapore’s top bunker suppliers lose licences for dishonest practices

Singapore’s top bunker suppliers lose licences for dishonest practices
  The leading source for maritime industry news & analysis SUBSCRIBE >>>   31 August 2017 DAILY NEWSWIRE   Singapore’s top bunker suppliers lose licences for dishonest practices Singapore-based bunker suppliers, Universal...
August 31st, 2017 | Bunkering, Maritime Fraud | Read More

LISW Introduction to Shipping Course – Only 3 places left

This superb one-day course explains the basics of ships and the business of shipping and is suitable for new entrants to the bunker or maritime sector generally (not just shipping but also lawyers, regulators, port authorities, terminal operators, etc). It aims to educate and inform newcomers to shipping...
August 31st, 2017 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Aug-2017 DESIGNATED BUNKERING AREAS IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama CANOE RACE Hong Kong VESSEL BOARDINGS SUSPENDED Houston, United States BOARDINGS SUSPENDED AT SB BUOY Beaumont/Port Arthur, United States PORT CONDITION ZULU SET AS HARVEY STRENGTHENS Houston, United States Designated...
August 25th, 2017 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More

The thing with catfines

The thing with catfines
Olivier d’Olne, General Manager at Aderco Marine and Group Technical Director Earlier this year the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a revised edition of its ISO 8217 specifications for marine fuels, which still maintains a 60 mg/kg limit for catfines (catalytic fines)....
August 17th, 2017 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment | Read More

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel
The Stena Scotia A significantly upgraded vessel control software package from ABB is delivering the measurable operational efficiency gains promised to Stena Line for the freight ferry Stena Scotia within a month of commissioning.  The ‘DEGO IV’ advanced speed governor and actuation system onboard...
August 15th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity
IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity and expanding application to terminal loadings​ The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)  believes the benefits achieved from adopting mandatory use of Mass Flow Meters (MFMs) for marine fuel oil deliveries in Singapore must be protected...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Regulatory | Read More

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology
Rendering of the Atair; first vessel in the BSH fleet with LNG technology The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines for a new LNG fuelled research vessel being built for the German government. Wärtsilä will also supply exhaust cleaning systems based on selective catalytic reduction (SCR)...
August 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

SEA\LNG expands global reach as three more members join the coalition

SEA\LNG expands global reach as three more members join the coalition
Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Novatek Gas & Power, and Sumitomo Corporation support mission to accelerate adoption of LNG as a marine fuel LONDON, 01 August 2017: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel,...
August 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Guyson Kang transfers to Glander International Bunkering Dubai

Guyson Kang transfers to Glander International Bunkering Dubai
Carsten Ladekjaer Bunker and Lubricant Trader Guyson Kang relocates to Glander International Bunkering Dubai Glander International Bunkering has announced the relocation of one of its leading Bunker and Lubricant Traders, Guyson Kang. After joining the Singapore office more than a year ago, Guyson has...
July 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Talusia Optima now approved by all engine manufacturers

Talusia Optima now approved by all engine manufacturers
Total Lubmarine has received a No Objection Letter from MAN Diesel & Turbo for the use of its cylinder lube oil, Talusia Optima, 100 BN in the engine manufacturer’s two-stroke engine designs. The move follows the completion of a successful 8,700 hour sea-trial and means that Talusia Optima...
July 12th, 2017 | Bunkering, Regulatory | Read More

Major engineering and construction support contracts for Deltamarin

Major engineering and construction support contracts for Deltamarin
… Deltamarin Ltd has signed contracts with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd (XSI), which is located in southeast China, for engineering and construction support services for the Viking Line LNG-fuelled ro-pax vessel newbuilding. The contracts cover basic and detail design as well as comprehensive...
July 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More