Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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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
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
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
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Monday, February 11, 2019
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World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel Christened in Hamburg

Germany-based LNG bunker supplier Nauticor has christened the world’s largest liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel Kairos during a ceremony last week in Hamburg. The christening took place last Friday at...

February 11, 2019
Total Views: 42

Friday, January 25, 2019
Maritime News

Ocean Bunkering Tops 2018 List of Singapore’s Largest Marine Fuel Suppliers

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Singapore-based Ocean Bunkering Services (OBS) Pte Ltd topped the 2018 list of largest marine fuel suppliers operating in the world’s biggest ship...

January 25, 2019
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Maritime News

Singapore 2018 Bunker Volumes Dip, Outlook for this Year Uncertain

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Sales of marine fuels in Singapore, the world’s biggest ship fuelling port by volume, totalled 49.8 million tonnes in 2018, down 2...

January 15, 2019
Total Views: 15

Friday, November 30, 2018
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Maritime News

Singapore to Ban ‘Wash Water’ Discharges from Open-Loop Scrubber Systems from 2020

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) will ban the discharge of “wash water” used in ships to scrub engine exhaust from Jan. 1, 2020,...

November 30, 2018
Total Views: 11

Thursday, November 29, 2018
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Maritime News

Could Your Used Vegetable Oil Be Used to Power World Trade?

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — A Danish shipping company is planning to use waste vegetable oil to power its fleet, the latest in a list of fuel innovations from a...

November 29, 2018
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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Maritime News

Shipping Fears Engine Failures as Industry Switches to Low Sulphur Fuel

By Ellen Milligan (Bloomberg) — Add oil tankers breaking down at sea to the list of things shipping companies are worrying about as they brace for a once-in-a-generation overhaul to the kind...

September 11, 2018
Total Views: 75

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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Maritime News

Dirty Secrets: Tainted Bunker Fuel Sparks Calls for Tighter Quality Control in Shipping

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Sept 5 (Reuters) – A wave of contaminated fuel that has clogged and damaged engines on hundreds of oil tankers and container vessels in the past...

September 5, 2018
Total Views: 17

Monday, August 20, 2018
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Maritime News

Maersk, Vopak to Launch Low Sulphur Fuel Bunkering Facility in Rotterdam Before 2020

A.P. Moller – Maersk, owner of the world’s largest shipping line, has agreed to a joint initiative with independent tank storage operator Royal Vopak to launch a low sulphur bunkering...

August 20, 2018
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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Maritime News

UAE Inquiries for Marine Fuel Spike Amid Tainted Singapore Bunkers

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, July 31 (Reuters) – Inquiries for marine fuel supplies in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Fujairah oil hub have spiked as shippers try to avoid loading tainted...

July 31, 2018
Total Views: 1

Friday, July 27, 2018
Maritime News

Contaminated Bunker Fuel Clogging Ship Engines in Singapore -Surveyor

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, July 27 (Reuters) – Contaminated marine fuel that clogs and damages ship engines has been found in Singapore, the world’s largest ship refuelling hub, according to...

July 27, 2018
Total Views: 47

Monday, July 16, 2018

Singapore Port Authority Strips Pegasus Maritime of Operator License

SINGAPORE, July 16 (Reuters) – Marine fuel services provider Pegasus Maritime (Singapore) Pte Ltd has lost its licence to operate bunker crafts in the port of Singapore effective July 16,...

July 16, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Drewry Hits Out at Container Lines as Anger Builds Over Bunker Fuel Surcharges

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – In the face of increasing anger from shippers over emergency bunker surcharges, shipping consultant Drewry too has hit out at ocean carriers for the “failure...

June 5, 2018
Total Views: 20

Monday, May 28, 2018
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Maritime News

No Free Pass for Shippers as Box Lines Implement New Bunker Surcharges

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Shipper hopes that carriers will not impose fuel surcharges have been shot down as Maersk and CMA CGM became the latest to implement a bunker...

May 28, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, May 25, 2018
Maritime News

CMA CGM Becomes Latest Shipping Line to Set Bunker Surcharge Amid Rising Fuel Costs

PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) – French shipping group CMA CGM said on Friday it would introduce an exceptional surcharge after its first quarter earnings were hit by a sharp rise...

May 25, 2018
Total Views: 38

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Maritime News

Maersk Line Introduces Bunker Fuel Surcharge to Counter Crude Price Rise

COPENHAGEN, May 25 (Reuters) – The world’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line is increasing prices because of a surge in the cost of bunker fuel. The shipping fuel has...

May 25, 2018
Total Views: 10

Friday, April 27, 2018
Ships at anchor off Singapore.

Singapore Extends Compulsory Use of Flow Meters to Distillate Barges

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, April 27 (Reuters) – Singapore will extend the mandatory use of mass-flow-meters to bunker barges delivering distillate fuels to large ships, the port authority said on Friday,...

April 27, 2018
Total Views: 1

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Ship-to-ship bunkering off Singapore.
Maritime News

Singapore to Announce Mandatory Flow Meters for Bunkering Vessels -Source

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, April 26 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) is set to announce it is making use of mass-flow-meters (MFM) mandatory onboard marine gasoil barges used...

April 26, 2018
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Singapore Bunker Fuel Market Rallies on Tight Supplies, Quality Issues

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, April 25 (Reuters) – The Singapore fuel oil market has rallied this week as inventories have dropped at the same time that some supplies in the...

April 25, 2018
Total Views: 1