Wednesday, September 22, 2021
strait of gibraltar
Environment

Sniffer Drone Hunts Ships Breaking Sulphur Limits in Strait of Gibraltar

A sniffer drone has been on the prowl this summer in the busy Strait of Gibraltar in search of ships busting global sulphur emissions regulations. The operation is being carried...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 2755

Sunday, March 21, 2021
bunkering tanker
News

China’s VLSFO Bunker Exports Soar 93%

by Muyu Xu and Emily Chow (Reuters) – China’s exports of clean marine fuel in the first two months of 2021 nearly doubled from the same period last year, when...

March 21, 2021
Total Views: 981

Monday, February 1, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Shipping

IMO Hails ‘Extremely Smooth’ IMO 2020 Transition

Some observers have compared IMO2020- the restrictions on sulfur in marine fuels which took effect on Jan 1, 2020 -with the Y2K drama of two decades back. During the Y2K...

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 1482

Friday, January 15, 2021
Shipping

Return of Bunker Surcharges Possible as Low Sulphur Fuel Spread Widens

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – As oil prices head north again, ocean carriers are preparing to ramp up low-sulphur fuel surcharges to add to the misery of shippers struggling with sky-high...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 3203

Thursday, December 31, 2020
bunkering tanker
News

China Issues New VLSFO Marine Fuel Export Quotas

By Chen Aizhu (Reuters) – China has issued 5 million tonnes of clean marine fuel export quotas in the first release for 2021, to five companies including a private refiner,...

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 4696

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
bunkering operations
Maritime News

More Diesel in Bunker Fuel Raising Risk It Could Turn Into Sludge

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) –The shipping sector is providing an outlet for surplus oil products such as diesel that have swelled due to a virus-driven demand hit, but questions about...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 169

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

Smooth Sailing for Shipping’s Switch to Cleaner Fuel, ING Banks Says

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, July 21 (Reuters) – Seven months after the United Nations’ shipping agency brought in hotly anticipated new rules to curb emissions, the raft of technical issues...

July 21, 2020
Total Views: 46

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
Maritime News

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: 38

Monday, January 27, 2020
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Green Groups Push for Low Sulphur Fuel Ban in the Arctic

LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Green groups on Monday called for a ban on the use of new low sulfur fuel in the Arctic region, citing research showing that blends...

January 27, 2020
Total Views: 4