Archive for the ‘Bunkering’ Category

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Jan-2018 REBATE FOR CONTAINER SHIPS Suez Canal, Egypt VLCCS ROUTING THROUGH CANAL Suez Canal, Egypt DRY BULK VESSELS COMING FROM EAST & SOUTH AUSTRALIA Suez Canal, Egypt DRY BULK VESSELS COMING FROM SOUTH AFRICA Suez Canal, Egypt BUNKERING AT PORT DISCONTINUED Trieste, Italy Rebate...
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition
Peter Keller of SEA\LNG LONDON, PARIS, HONG-KONG, 09 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 the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition; Societe Generale....
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

First LR classed hydrogen-powered vessel launched

First LR classed hydrogen-powered vessel launched
20 December 2017 – Antwerp maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has launched its new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville, classed by Lloyd’s Register (LR). The catamaran crew boat is the first LR classed vessel to use hydrogen to power a diesel engine. The advantage of hydrogen...
December 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Foreship predicts one third of shipping will opt for exhaust gas scrubbers

Foreship predicts one third of shipping will opt for exhaust gas scrubbers
Olli Somerkallio, Head of Machinery Department, Foreship Ltd. Shipowners weighing up their future marine fuel choices after the 2020 IMO 0.5% sulphur cap should also consider oil company expectations that up to 30% of commercial shipping will gravitate back to high sulphur fuel oil by 2030, according...
December 18th, 2017 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG/MGO

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG/MGO
Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Samuel de Champlain Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The contract was awarded by...
December 14th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions | Read More

SHIPSERV launches latest monitoring and analytics tool to enhance supplier relationships

SHIPSERV launches latest monitoring and analytics tool to enhance supplier relationships
Kim Skaarup, Chief Operating Officer, ShipServ Supplier Performance Report provides shipowners and managers with critical data on procurement performance and trends, enabling improved supplier collaboration   LONDON – 11 December 2017: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime e-procurement platform,...
December 11th, 2017 | Accountancy, Bunkering, Reports, Ship Supplies, Shipmanagement, Stores and Provisions, Technology | Read More

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2017) ­– VT Halter Marine has launched Crowley Maritime Corp.’s second Commitment Class ship, Taíno, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Video of the ship being transferred...
December 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ME-GI/ME-LGI Dual-Fuel engines hit 100,000 operating hours

ME-GI/ME-LGI Dual-Fuel engines hit 100,000 operating hours
The ‘Torben Spirit’, a Teekay Gas 173,400-m3 LNG carrier powered by 2 × 5G70ME-GI engines Teekay praises dual-fuel technology and collaboration with MAN Diesel & Turbo MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its low-speed ME-GI (-Gas Injection) and ME-LGI (-Liquid Gas Injection) dual-fuel...
December 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Heng Tong selects GNS for ECDIS upgrade

Heng Tong selects GNS for ECDIS upgrade
Singapore bunker operator installs SEALL ECDIS for compliance with new IEC 61174 standard Singapore and London, December 5, 2017. Heng Tong Fuels and Shipping, the Singapore-based subsidiary of Hong Kong’s Coastal Holdings has chosen GNS, a global leader in maritime solutions, to help it comply...
December 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Dec-2017 ECA REGULATIONS FOR LOW SULPHUR FUEL USE China ECA Regulations for low sulphur fuel use Monday, December 4, 2017, China As per China’s ECA regulations, all ships calling at the below ports must use low-sulphur fuel (sulful content ≤0.5% m/m) while alongside...
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year
Alan Priddy and Fergus Poole. Team Britannia has announced that logistics experts GAC will now be supporting the 80ft powerboat and its 12-strong crew with their environmental programme and land-based activities, as well as the bunkering and storage services they originally signed up to provide last...
December 2nd, 2017 | Bunkering, Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping
Simon Bennett ICS Director of Policy Marine bunker suppliers should anticipate that there may no longer be significant demand for fossil fuels from shipping within as little as 25 years, if not sooner, and that the sector is now on an inevitable trajectory towards a future of zero CO2 emissions. This...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG
Wärtsilä is to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new articulated tug barge (ATB) being built for Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport LLC (Q-LNG). Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 November 2017 at 1 p.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a...
November 28th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

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