Thursday, June 18, 2020
bunkering operations
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Virus Drives Down Bunker Sales at UAE’s Port of Fujairah

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, June 18 (Reuters) – Ship fuelling activity in Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, a bunkering and fuel storage hub in the Middle East, fell in...

June 18, 2020
Total Views: 63

Monday, March 2, 2020
Oil Tanker Terminal Qingdao Port, China,
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China Bunker Demand Plummets as Freight Trade Slows

By Roslan Khasawneh and Chen Aizhu SINGAPORE, March 2 (Reuters) – China’s marine fuels sales fell by as much as 50% in February as the rapidly spreading coronavirus and prolonged...

March 2, 2020
Total Views: 7

Monday, February 24, 2020
containership ship bunkering
Maritime News

KPI Bridge Oil to Merge with OceanConnect

KPI Bridge Oil says it has agreed to acquire OceanConnect Marine creating a leading bunker business with 170 employees across 15 global locations.  The deal, which is still subject to...

February 24, 2020
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
A bunker vessel prepares to supply fuel to Hin Leong's Pu Tuo Shan VLCC supertanker in the waters off Jurong Island in Singapore
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PetroChina Tops Singapore’s Shrinking List of 2019 Marine Fuel Suppliers

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 29 (Reuters) – PetroChina’s Singapore bunkering unit moved up a notch to be the top marine fuel supplier in the world’s biggest ship refuelling hub...

January 29, 2020
Total Views: 22

Thursday, January 23, 2020
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

China Tax Changes Unlikely to Boost Marine Fuel Supply Until Q2

By Roslan Khasawneh and Muyu Xu SINGAPORE, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Chinese oil refiners are unlikely to boost their output of cleaner marine fuels until at least the second quarter...

January 23, 2020
Total Views: 10

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IMO’s Marine Fuel Rules Sets Shipping Industry for a Comeback in 2020 -IHS

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The global shipping market is set for a recovery, benefiting from new global rules on marine fuels that came into effect at...

January 23, 2020
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
ship anchorage
Maritime News

Rising Low-Sulphur Fuel Costs Begin to Bite Shipping Lines in Asia

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Although the 1 January switch to maximum 0.5% low-sulphur fuel for shipping appears to have passed without major disruption, liner consultancy Alphaliner has reported...

January 8, 2020
Total Views: 14

Monday, January 6, 2020
Houston Ship Channel
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Tests Raise Alarms Over Fuel Blends Coming for Ocean-Going Vessels

HOUSTON (Reuters) – As a global clean-fuel mandate takes effect Jan. 1, testing companies examining newer, low-sulfur marine blends acquired in Antwerp, Belgium; Houston and Singapore have found sediment at...

January 6, 2020
Total Views: 15

Friday, November 29, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Fuel Market Calm Ahead of IMO 2020 Deadline

By John Kemp LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Fears about a shortage of diesel and other middle distillates stemming from new marine pollution regulations have receded, with distillate premiums falling...

November 29, 2019
Total Views: 53

Friday, November 15, 2019
bunkering
Maritime News

Shell Traders Post $1 Billion Profit in Fuel Oil Market Ahead of IMO 2020

By Javier Blas and Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) –Royal Dutch Shell Plc has made $1 billion from trading fuel oil this year, making it one of the standout winners from rules...

November 15, 2019
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
bunkering
Maritime News

France Urges Tax on Ship and Airplane Fuel

By Leigh Thomas PARIS, Oct 15 (Reuters) – France wants the European Union to work on creating a tax on airplane and ship fuels as part of a push to...

October 16, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, October 3, 2019
singapore
Maritime News

Singapore Stockpiles Boatloads of 2020-Compliant Fuel

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Singapore stockpiles of low sulphur marine fuels held in floating storage are swelling ahead of a 2020 global deadline for rules that...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
ship anchorage
Maritime News

New Low-Sulphur Marine Fuel Trade Begins in Singapore

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Sept 25 (Reuters) – S&P Global Platts on Wednesday reported the first physical cargo trade for low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) with a maximum 0.5% sulphur content...

September 25, 2019
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
singapore
Maritime News

Asia’s Demand for Low-Sulphur Fuel Drives Hydrogen Gas Consumption

By Florence Tan and Shu Zhang SINGAPORE, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Asia’s hydrogen gas demand will rise as the region’s oil refineries use the gas to produce low-sulphur fuel to...

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
ship emissions
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Asia Refiners Test the Waters with Exports of IMO 2020-Compliant Fuel

By Jane Chung and Florence Tan SEOUL/SINGAPORE, July 16 (Reuters) – Refineries in Taiwan and South Korea are testing the market for fuels that meet new rules for low-sulphur ship...

July 16, 2019
Total Views: 2

Friday, June 28, 2019
singapore
Maritime News

Singapore Suspends Bunker Craft License of Inter-Pacific Petroleum

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, June 28 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) has suspended the bunker craft operator licence of Inter-Pacific Petroleum Pte Ltd, the MPA said in a...

June 28, 2019
Total Views: 4

Monday, June 17, 2019
Ships at anchor off Singapore.
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Report: Shipowners Ready for IMO 2020, But Bunker Market Lags

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The bunker market is far from ready for the substantial switch in demand to low-sulphur fuel, when the IMO’s 0.5% cap comes into force...

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
containership bunkering
Maritime News

Chevron Readying IMO-Compliant Shipping Fuel Sales

By Victoria Klesty OSLO, June 5 (Reuters) – Chevron plans to bring an IMO-compliant 0.5% sulphur shipping fuel blend to the market by the end of the third quarter, a...

June 5, 2019
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Price of Bunker Fuel Surges Ahead of IMO 2020

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Demand for the shipping industry’s main fuel is widely expected to collapse like never before in 2020, so it might come as a surprise that...

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, February 28, 2019
bunkering
Maritime News

Hellenic Petroleum Prepares for Tougher Global Marine Fuel Rules

ATHENS, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Hellenic Petroleum, Greece’s biggest oil refiner, said on Thursday that two of its three refineries are already compatible with tougher global marine fuel rules. UN...

February 28, 2019
Total Views: 6