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: 44

Monday, April 27, 2020
ships at anchor
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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: 59

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: 122

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: 32

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: 69

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: 19

Friday, November 8, 2019
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: 9

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: 7

Thursday, October 10, 2019
ship anchorage
Maritime News

COSCO Unit’s Tanker Delivers Oil to Exxon in Singapore

By Florence Tan and Shu Zhang SINGAPORE, Oct 10 (Reuters) – A supertanker owned by a subsidiary of COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian), under U.S. sanctions for allegedly transporting Iranian oil,...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 10

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Maritime News

Singapore Stockpiles Boatloads of 2020-Compliant Fuel

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Singapore stockpiles of low sulphur marine fuels held in floating storage are swelling ahead of a 2020 global deadline for rules that...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
ship anchorage
Maritime News

New Low-Sulphur Marine Fuel Trade Begins in Singapore

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Sept 25 (Reuters) – S&P Global Platts on Wednesday reported the first physical cargo trade for low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) with a maximum 0.5% sulphur content...

September 25, 2019
Total Views: 26

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Singapore anchorage
Maritime News

Number of Major Shipping Accidents Down at Port of Singapore

The number of major ship accidents in the Port of Singapore has fallen significantly over the last decade, with little over one major incident per one million vessel movements, the...

August 29, 2019
Total Views: 79

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Maritime News

Asia’s Demand for Low-Sulphur Fuel Drives Hydrogen Gas Consumption

By Florence Tan and Shu Zhang SINGAPORE, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Asia’s hydrogen gas demand will rise as the region’s oil refineries use the gas to produce low-sulphur fuel to...

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Singapore anchorage
Maritime News

Singapore Fuel Inventories Fall Ahead of IMO 2020

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, July 18 (Reuters) – Oil product inventories in the Singapore storage and trading hub fell to an eight-month low in the week ended July 17, official...

July 18, 2019
Total Views: 2

Friday, June 28, 2019
Maritime News

Singapore Suspends Bunker Craft License of Inter-Pacific Petroleum

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, June 28 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) has suspended the bunker craft operator licence of Inter-Pacific Petroleum Pte Ltd, the MPA said in a...

June 28, 2019
Total Views: 4

Monday, April 29, 2019
tanker aerial
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Floating Storage in Strait of Malacca Soars Ahead of IMO 2020

By Serene Cheong and Alfred Cang (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest offshore oil supermarket is stocking up for anti-pollution rules that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. predicts will upend energy markets. The Strait...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 102

Monday, April 15, 2019
lng carrier
Maritime News

Keppel Imports First LNG Cargo from North America

The gas unit of Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corporation has completed the first import of LNG under Singapore’s Spot Import Policy, which allows up to 10% of Singapore’s total long term...

April 15, 2019
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Singapore Will Seek Prison for Captains and Owners Breaking 2020 Low Sulphur Fuel Rules

By Saket Sundria and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Singapore has a message for shipping companies considering cheating on rules starting next year to combat pollution to save a few dollars...

April 3, 2019
Total Views: 60

Thursday, February 14, 2019
singapore supply vessel sinks
Maritime News

Supply Vessel Sinks in Singapore Shipping Lane

SINGAPORE, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said on Thursday that a small supply and personnel vessel with three Indonesian crew members had capsized and sunk...

February 14, 2019
Total Views: 10

Monday, February 11, 2019
Maritime News

Incident Video: Malaysian Vessel, Greek Bulk Carrier Collide in Singapore Waters

By Saket Sundria (Bloomberg) — A Malaysian vessel and a Greek-registered bulk carrier collided in Singapore territorial waters off Tuas on Saturday, according to a statement from the Maritime and...

February 11, 2019
Total Views: 47