Thursday, September 30, 2021
Judge Gavel
Ports

Singapore Convicts Nine In Bunker Fuel Theft Case

by Roslan Khasawneh (Reuters) Nine people have been sentenced in Singapore to up to three years in jail for cheating buyers out of $337,000 worth of shipping fuel, authorities said in...

September 30, 2021
Total Views: 841

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Shell Electric Ferry
Environment

Shell To Launch Singapore’s First Fully Electric Ferry

Shell has ordered at least three electric ferries to transport its Singapore employees. Expected to set sail in the first half of 2023, the new 200-seater single-deck ferries will be...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 862

Friday, September 17, 2021
ship anchorage
Shipbuilding

Vitol Building Two Hybrid Battery-Powered Bunker Tankers Bound for Singapore Harbor

V-Bunkers, the Singaporean bunker arm of Dutch-based Vitol, has placed an order to build two electric-hybrid bunker tankers. V-Bunkers intends to deploy these bunker tankers for harbor operations in Singapore,...

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 626

Tuesday, July 20, 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

China Challenges Singapore as Asia’s Top Bunker Supplier

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) Singapore is facing the greatest competition yet to its status as the dominant marine fuel supplier in Asia, with China luring more ships to its shores following...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 3788

Monday, July 19, 2021
Singapore.
Shipping

Singapore Prepares to Swap Oil Hub Status for Greener Future

By Andrew Janes and Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc announced late last year it would slash capacity by half at its biggest oil refinery. For Singapore, where the plant has...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 1401

Monday, May 24, 2021
singapore
Shipping

Collapsed Singapore Oil Trader Founder Appeals $20 Million Order

By Chanyaporn Chanjaroen and Alfred Cang (Bloomberg) — Lim Oon Kuin, the founder of collapsed Singapore oil trader Hin Leong Trading (Pte.) Ltd, is appealing a court order to return funds...

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 1599

Monday, May 3, 2021
sembcorp marine yard
Offshore

Singapore-Based Sembcorp Marine Faces COVID-19 Headwinds, Skilled Worker Shortage

Singapore-based marine and offshore engineering Sembcorp Marine expects losses to continue this year as it faces COVID-19 constraints and a shortage of skilled workers. Sembcorp Marine provided the outlook in...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 3160

Sunday, May 2, 2021
seafarer-ship-crew-covid-temp-checkjpg
Ports

Crew Change Crisis 2.0 – Singapore Bans South Asian Seafarers

Seafarers have been the invisible victims of COVID-19. Thanks to local restrictions and logistical challenges, hundreds of thousands have been stranded at sea – marooned on vessels for, in some...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 5979

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Environment

Singapore Launches $90 Million Decarbonization Fund for Shipping

SINGAPORE, April 21 (Reuters) – The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) announced two initiatives on Wednesday to reduce the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions, including a S$120 million ($90 million)...

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 1481

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
RCL Quantum of the Seas cruise ship moored in Singapore
Cruise Ships

Singapore Is The World’s Busiest Cruise Port (For Now)

By Chen Lin (Reuters) – Singapore currently accounts for a third of the world’s cruises its tourism body said on Wednesday, owing to the roaring success of its “cruises to...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1947

Friday, April 2, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Sees ‘Overwhelming Demand’ for Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere

By Joyce Koh (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is extending the season for one of Asia’s largest cruise ships, because of what it said was “overwhelming demand” for its voyages...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 12175

Friday, March 5, 2021
Ports

Congestion Hits Port of Singapore

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – Major delays have now hit the port of Singapore, with congestion causing vessel turnaround times to more than double and week-long cargo rollovers. Peter Sundara, VP global...

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 5522

Monday, March 1, 2021
Ocean Princess Tanker
Finance

VLCC Fire Sale – Singapore Tanker Tycoon O.K. Lim Liquidates One-Third His Fleet To Repay Billions Of Debt

By Jessica Jaganathan (Reuters) – About one-third of the roughly 150 ships owned by companies controlled by Singapore tycoon Lim Oon Kuin and his family have been sold as part...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 4388

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...

February 24, 2021
Total Views: 890

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: 1725

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: 940

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: 2561

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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: 2394

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: 153

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: 81