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Maritime Transport: Fuels, Emissions and Sustainability

Feb 07, 2023

International trade by sea has long been a key part of the world economy and approximately 90% of traded commodities is reliant on shipping. Once wind-propelled in the days of sail, the current generation of ships now heavily rely on fossil fuels. Fossil fuel propulsion contributes to global warming with carbon emissions approximating 940 MtCO2e per year and also has health implications for communities surrounding ports through the release of air pollutants…

TotalEnergies Ramps up R&D into Ammonia as Marine Fuel

Jun 11, 2021

TotalEnergies announced today that it is extending research into the viability of ammonia as an alternative marine fuel, entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 22 companies across diverse industries to initiate a joint study on ammonia as an alternative marine fuel…

IMO2020: Low Sulfur Fuel Potential Pitfalls

Jan 31, 2020

(This is excerpted from Maritime Reporter & Engineering News' January 2020 'The Path to Zero' column.)Are the world’s ships’ engines ready for IMO compliant very low sulfur fuel?  That’s a wide open question as ship owners step to the end of the preparatory gang-plank on January 1…

Guidance on 0.50% Sulphur Marine Fuel

Aug 20, 2019

A number of shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organisations have worked together to produce Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% - sulphur marine fuel released on August 20, 2019.The publication has been developed by experts from across shipping…

Iran Grain Ships Stranded in Brazil due to U.S. Sanctions

Jul 18, 2019

Two Iranian vessels have been stranded for weeks at Brazilian ports, unable to head back to Iran due to lack of fuel, which state-run oil firm Petrobras refuses to sell them due to sanctions imposed by the United States.The vessels Bavand and Termeh came to Brazil a couple months ago carrying urea…

V.Group: Proactive Approach to 2020 Needed

Apr 24, 2019

V.Group has urged shipowners and operators to take a proactive approach to 2020 compliance. With the global sulphur cap less than nine months away, V.Group is seeing growing numbers of shipowners and operators developing Ship Implementation Plans (SIPs) to mitigate risks and minimize disruption…

UAE's Fujairah to Ban Ship Exhaust Cleaner When IMO 2020 Kicks In

Jan 22, 2019

The port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates has decided to ban the use of a type of ship exhaust cleaner, becoming the latest location to impose restrictions on so-called open-loop scrubbers, a port document showed.In recent months, many…

Bunker One Expands to Germany

Jan 07, 2019

Denmark-based marine fuel supplier Bunker One has announced the establishment of a new physical bunker entity, serving the German market.Bunker Holding subsidiary said that the business activities of the new entity Bunker One (Germany) GmbH…

Dan-Bunkering Promotes Pagh

Dec 21, 2018

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. announced that Rikke Pagh as per December 18, has been promoted to Senior Bunker Trader.Rikke started her career in Bunker Trading with Dan-Bunkering in 2004 and has during her employment been stationed abroad for a longer period…

Monjasa: New Bunker Location on the Suez

Dec 20, 2018

Monjasa expects a 200,000mts volume increase from its new supply location Djibouti. The objective is to challenge status quo and provide a valid alternative to the traditional Suez and Jeddah bunker markets.Strategically located at the mouth of the Red Sea…

Swedegas Renewable Gas Bunkering at Gothenburg Port

Nov 27, 2018

Swedegas, the owner of the gas grid in Sweden, conducted the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation at its new facility at the Port of Gothenburg.Gothenburg-based shipping company Terntank was the very first operator to take on  LNG at a new bunkering facility…

Høglund Teams Up with Yxney Maritime

Nov 21, 2018

Høglund, a global marine automation and system integration expert, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Yxney Maritime to launch an integrated vessel performance monitoring solution.The plug-and-play system will give ship owners…

Bomin Sells Belgium Bunker Ops

Nov 21, 2018

The Bomin Group has agreed to sell its Belgium operations to certain individuals of the Somers family, controlling the tanker shipping company Somtrans. Bomin announced in September 2018 that it was exiting the bunker market in Antwerp.The purchasers…

Argus Adds New Marine Fuel Price Assessments

Nov 13, 2018

Oil price reporting agency Argus has launched five new price assessments for low-sulphur marine fuels, ahead of new global rules capping the amount of sulphur in marine fuels, also known as bunkers.International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations…

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Freeman to CFO

Nov 01, 2018

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced the promotion of Victoria Freeman to Chief Financial Officer.Freeman, 34, joined KPI Bridge Oil as Accountant in 2009 and…

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SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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