Singapore Bunkering Hub Ready for IMO 2020, Transport Minister Says

SINGAPORE, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Singapore authorities are taking measures to ensure the availability of low-sulphur marine fuels ahead of upcoming emissions regulations in 2020, Singapore's Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health Lam Pin Min said on Wednesday. "(The) MPA is working closely with the industry to ensure that Singapore is ready to supply low-sulphur … [Read more...]

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 fuel oil that has clogged and damaged ship engines in Singapore recently, three trade sources said. Tainted marine fuel has been found in Singapore, the world's largest ship … [Read more...]

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, the Maritime And Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore said on Monday. The MPA has revoked Pegasus Maritime's craft operator licence after investigations earlier this year revealed the company … [Read more...]

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, ahead of an expected pick-up in the use of distillates to meet caps on sulphur content. Singapore, the world's largest marine refuelling hub, became the first port … [Read more...]