Archive for the ‘Bunkering’ Category

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

Glander International Bunkering Mumbai moves office

Glander International Bunkering Mumbai moves office
Christoffer Berg Lassen Glander International Bunkering Mumbai has moved to a brand new office in Mumbai’s booming business district, Bandra Kurla Complex. The move is in line with the group’s quest to be closer to its customers and to this end the new office is centrally located in a business hub.  Bandra...
November 22nd, 2016 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  21-Nov-2016 NEW BUNKER OPERATION REGULATIONS Russia New bunker operation regulations Monday, November 21, 2016, Russia A new procedure for calculating the limits for bunkering volumes in Russian ports will come into force on 1 December.In line with the new regulation, vessels...
November 21st, 2016 | Bunkering, Regulatory | Read More

Sir Richard Branson invests in “climate change” breakthrough technology!

Sir Richard Branson invests in “climate change” breakthrough technology!
Climeon CEO Thomas Öström and Sir Richard Branson   Virgin Voyages embraces Swedish Climeon as one step to reverse climate change When addressing the global climate challenge, one fundamental cornerstone has been missing until now. Heat power, a 100% green electricity source that is not dependent...
November 20th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Response to Cruise Operators’ support of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Clean Arctic Alliance Response to Cruise Operators’ support of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Thursday, 17 November, 2016: Responding to reports that the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) had reconfirmed its support of a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping during its annual general meeting [1], Clean Arctic Alliance advisor Dr Sian Prior said: “The Clean...
November 17th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Glander International Bunkering (Norway) AS appoints Andreas Maierhofer as General Manager…

Glander International Bunkering (Norway) AS appoints Andreas Maierhofer as General Manager…
Andreas Maierhofer. November 16th 2016 - Glander International Bunkering (Norway) AS appoints Andreas Maierhofer as General Manager of new affiliated office in Oslo Less than two months after the merge of Glander International Bunkering and Scandinavian Bunkering AS, the newly established Glander International...
November 16th, 2016 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

GE Signs Multilateral MOU to Develop COGES LPG-Fueled Ferry Design

GE Signs Multilateral MOU to Develop COGES LPG-Fueled Ferry Design
GE LPG Ferry MOU signing on 9 November 2016 at Busan Diesel engines replaced by Liquid Propane Gas (LPG)-fueled GE gas turbine system Collaboration with Korean and global partners to develop eco-friendly LPG-fueled ferry design  Ferry design to satisfy stringent global environmental and safety regulations;...
November 15th, 2016 | Bunkering, Cruise Ferry, LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Captain Peter Hall to retire after three years of service as IBIA’s Chief Executive

Captain Peter Hall to retire after three years of  service as IBIA’s Chief Executive
IBIA’S CEO Peter Hall Captain Peter Hall, Chief Executive of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has decided to retire after coordinating one of IBIA’s best annual conventions ever. Over 150 people from more than 20 countries attended the conference held in Gibraltar last week,...
November 15th, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, HR | Read More

DNV GL launches new tool to support wider adoption of LNG as a fuel

DNV GL launches new tool to support wider adoption of LNG as a fuel
Liv Hovem - New easy-to-use calculator helps overcome quality issues and protect engines - European Autumn Gas Conference, The Hague: Greater use of LNG as fuel would reduce global emissions of greenhouse gases, but barriers remain to its widespread adoption. One challenge is the varying compositions...
November 15th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shell Indonesia lubes plant ramps up production, now producing marine lubricants

Shell Indonesia lubes plant ramps up production, now producing marine lubricants
Argina T40 Jakarta, 9 November 2016 – Just over one year from the start of its operations, Shell’s newest lubricant oil blending plant (LOBP), located in Marunda Centre, near Jakarta, Indonesia, has more than doubled its production slate and is now producing 99 different products.  This includes...
November 9th, 2016 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med II workshop at Revithoussa LNG terminal

Poseidon Med II workshop at Revithoussa LNG terminal
Poseidon Med II engages National Authorities towards the development of the regulatory framework for the LNG bunkering in Greece Poseidon Med II partners exchanged views with representatives from the Secretariat General of Ports, Port Policy & Maritime Investments of the Hellenic Ministry of Shipping...
November 7th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Oct-2016 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong THREAT TO SEAFARERS REMAINS DESPITE PIRACY CLAMPDOWN Worldwide BUNKERING OPERATIONS FOR LNG CARRIERS IN CANAL ANCHORAGE AREAS Panama Canal, Panama Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao Monday, October 31, 2016, Hong...
October 31st, 2016 | Bunkering, Canals, LNG, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Poseidon Med II dissemination workshop in Venice

Poseidon Med II dissemination workshop in Venice
Poseidon Med II Venice workshop participants “The pros & cons of LNG as marine fuel in the Mediterranean Sea” under the microscope at Poseidon Med II workshop in Venice Three major projects co-financed by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility -all dealing with the potential of Liquefied...
October 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More