Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Shipping

Singapore Port Authority Backs Ammonia Fuel Project

SINGAPORE, Feb 24 (Reuters) – The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has joined an industry-led project to advance the use of ammonia as a marine fuel to reduce...

16 hours ago
Total Views: 321

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Ports

Singapore Seeks to Vaccinate 10,000 Maritime Workers in January

Singapore has unveiled plans for an aggressive vaccination blitz for frontline maritime workers that aims to put some 10,000 needles in arms by the end of the month. The COVID-19...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 1705

Thursday, January 14, 2021
A bunker vessel prepares to supply fuel to Hin Leong's Pu Tuo Shan VLCC supertanker in the waters off Jurong Island in Singapore
Shipping

Shell Unit Named Singapore’s Top Marine Fuel Supplier of 2020

SINGAPORE, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Shell Plc’s Singapore bunkering unit, Shell Eastern Trading Pte Ltd, moved up a notch to be the top marine fuel supplier in the world’s biggest...

January 14, 2021
Total Views: 881

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Shipping

Losing Bet on Covid Is Changing Oil-Trading Industry Forever

By Alfred Cang (Bloomberg) — In January, as a mysterious illness ripped through the Chinese city of Wuhan, global oil prices plunged. Two thousand miles away in the island state of Singapore,...

December 29, 2020
Total Views: 2551

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Cruise Ships

Singapore’s ‘Cruise-to-Nowhere’ Ends Early Amid COVID Scare

By Chen Lin and Yi Shu Ng SINGAPORE, Dec 9 (Reuters) – A Royal Caribbean “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore began disembarking its nearly 1,700 passengers who were confined to their cabins...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 2349

Friday, November 6, 2020
Cruise Ships

Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere, Er, Sets Sail

By Travis Teo SINGAPORE, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Hit by cabin fever, hundreds of Singapore residents itching to get out of the tiny country boarded a “cruise to nowhere” on...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 135

Thursday, November 5, 2020
Maritime News

Shipping Fuel Demand Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels -Traders

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Asian refiners’ profit from producing very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) climbed to six-month highs this week as output cuts keep supplies...

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 66

Monday, October 19, 2020
ships at anchor
Maritime News

Singapore Suspends Bunker Supply Licences of Hin Leong Unit

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Singapore has suspended the licences to sell ship fuel held by a subsidiary of defunct oil trader Hin Leong Trading Pte Ltd...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 33

Ocean Princess Tanker
News

Singapore’s Ocean Tankers Wants To Return Ships To Owners

By Florence Tan and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The court-appointed manager for Ocean Tankers Pte Ltd has applied to the Singapore court to return most of the...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 827

Friday, October 16, 2020
Cruise Ships

Singapore’s Cruises to Nowhere to Set Sail in November

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) –Two cruise ships will start sailing from Singapore from next month into the open seas and back as the city-state aims to give residents some outlet...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 10

Friday, October 2, 2020
ship anchorage
Maritime News

Head of Singapore’s Biggest Marine Fuel Supplier Charged in Shell Oil Heist Case

SINGAPORE, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The founder of one of Singapore’s biggest marine fuel suppliers has been charged for his involvement in a large-scale oil theft from Shell’s refinery in...

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 70

Monday, August 17, 2020
Ocean Princess Tanker
Finance

Ocean Tankers Seeks To Reclaim $19 Million From Lim Family

by Jessica Jaganathan (Reuters) – The court-appointed manager of Singapore Ocean Tankers is seeking to reclaim about $19 million from the Lim family directors of the firm, who allegedly transferred the...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Maritime News

New Breed of Gas Ships Emerges to Capture Growing Markets

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) –The new Saga Dawn liquefied natural gas tanker shuttling between Singapore and Humen in eastern China is a sign that the fastest-growing fossil fuel is permeating...

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 28

Monday, April 27, 2020
ships at anchor
Maritime News

Singapore Reports ‘High Degree’ of Compliance with IMO 2020

The Port Authority of Singapore has reported a ‘high degree’ of compliance with new a international law limiting the sulphur content of fuel used by ships.  In the first quarter...

April 27, 2020
Total Views: 30

Monday, April 20, 2020
Maritime News

Singapore Oil Trader Hin Leong Failed to Declare $800 Million Losses

Fabled Singapore oil trader Hin Leong hid about $800 million in losses racked up in futures trading on the orders of its founder Lim Oon Kuin, suggesting a much bigger...

April 20, 2020
Total Views: 48

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: 18

Monday, December 30, 2019
Ships at anchor off Singapore.
Maritime News

Piracy Along Malacca-Singapore Straits Jumps Nearly Fourfold

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) –Piracy has surged this year along Southeast Asia’s straits of Malacca and Singapore, one of the world’s busiest trade routes, according to a watch group that...

December 30, 2019
Total Views: 45

Friday, December 20, 2019
Singapore anchorage
Maritime News

Singapore Jails Tanker Captain in Shell Oil Heist

SINGAPORE, Dec 20 (Reuters) – The captain of a Vietnamese oil tanker has been jailed for over five years in Singapore for his role in a scheme that saw around...

December 20, 2019
Total Views: 13

Friday, November 8, 2019
singapore
Maritime News

Singapore Pushes Shipping to Adopt Cleaner Fuels

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Singapore is pushing the shipping industry to use cleaner fuels such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a bid to reduce the...

November 8, 2019
Total Views: 6

Friday, October 25, 2019
ship anchorage
Maritime News

Floating Storage of 2020-Compliant Fuel Builds Off Singapore

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Stockpiles of low-sulphur marine fuels held in floating storage around the Singapore trading and pricing hub are steadily growing ahead of a...

October 25, 2019
Total Views: 6