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 sources and an alert sent to clients by a marine fuel surveying company. Singapore-based marine fuel surveyor and consulting firm Maritec Pte Ltd warned clients this week that six … [Read more...]

Singapore Container Volumes Stagnant at 30 Million TEU in 2016

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) - Singapore’s terminal operator PSA today reported that it handled 67.63m teu across both its international network of facilities and its flagship home terminals. The group’s throughput represented a 5.5% increase over 2015, when it saw total volumes decline 2% year-on-year, led by an 8.7% decrease in volumes at Singapore, as south-east … [Read more...]

China Seizes Troop Cargo In Hong Kong

By Greg Torode (Reuters) Beijing on Friday warned countries against maintaining military ties with Taiwan, after Singaporean armored troop carriers were seized en route from the island that Beijing regards as a breakaway province. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that Beijing was verifying reports that Hong Kong customs had seized nine Singapore troop … [Read more...]

Singapore’s Port Authority Revokes AC Oil Bunker License

SINGAPORE, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) revoked the bunker fuel supplier and bunker craft operator licences of AC Oil Pte Ltd, after investigations showed discrepancies and wrongful declarations in the records kept on board its tankers. There were also separate incidences of bunker fuel transfers between bunker tankers that were … [Read more...]