05 Jul 2022
Integr8 Fuels: Why are VLSFO prices so high, especially in Singapore?
Inter-relationships of VLSFO with high priced transport fuels is driving prices of the material up, especially in Singapore, according to the report.
05 Jul 2022
China bonded bunker fuel sales dip 1.5% on year from Jan to May
Domestic LSFO production and market price fluctuations may be main factors in whether bonded bunker fuel volume can achieve a breakthrough for 2022.
Singapore: Ocean Network Express celebrates opening of new ONE Green Office
New office is designed and conceptualised as an educational, interactive and collaborative space for green initiatives, said the global container shipping company.05 Jul 2022
Sembcorp Marine delivers second zero-emission battery-powered Ropax Ferry to Norled
“Dragsvik” will join first sister vessel “Hella” that is already in operation on Norled’s Hella-Vangsnes-Dragsvik connection in Norway, says Sembcorp Marine.05 Jul 2022
Klaipėdos Nafta completes its 300th STS operation at Klaipėda LNG Terminal
LNG bunker vessel “Avenir Ascension” performed the LNG cargo operation marking the anniversary after visiting Klaipėda for the first time, said the oil and LNG terminal operator.05 Jul 2022
DNV’s LNG order figures for June show a slowing down with bottleneck pressure building
There are many tens of DF vessels for which signing is reported to be imminent, says Martin Wold, Principal Consultant in DNV’s Maritime Advisory business.05 Jul 2022
Malaysia: Crewman missing as “Banga 2” tanker sinks in storm off Sarawak
Three crew members were rescued by a boat that was coincidentally nearby and taken to land while one Indian crew member, identified as Himanshu Kumar, went missing.04 Jul 2022
Sing Fuels: Prime’s Bunkers acquisition marks beginning of growing global independent brokerage partners
Firm hopes to leverage partnership in Greece as a springboard to expand into neighbouring and overseas markets including Europe and China, says Robin Van Elderen, Regional Head Bunkers, Europe, Sing Fuels.
Opportunity for Singapore to accelerate the energy transition as the flywheel of change and innovation
Singapore can help less developed countries in SouthEast Asia through ‘piloting and scaling fuels and technology as well as a leading hub for green finance’, said DNV Group President and CEO Remi Eriksen.
ClassNK verifies improved engine performance data of Innospec Octamar™ Combustion Catalyst Series
Octamar™ Ultra HF, Octamar™ Complete, and Octamar™ F35C were found to have improved the fuel economy while reducing exhaust gas and other emissions of marine engines in a series of trials, states report.
Director of Yuk Tung Energy under 15-week jail sentence, due to obstruction of justice over DPRK related offences
Disposal of evidence has resulted in Singapore not being able to provide full details to the United Nationals Panel of Experts which sought information regarding the case, says Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Equatorial Marine Fuel links one third of bunker tanker fleet to SGTraDex in push towards trust & transparency
‘We are proud to be amongst the first to show the successful steps taken by Singapore’s bunkering ecosystem to remain forward thinking and relevant,’ Choong Sheen Mao, Director of EMF, tells Manifold Times.
Kenoil Marine Services and DBS complete first live transaction on Singapore Trade Data Exchange (SGTraDex)
‘With the launch of a common data infrastructure, Kenoil aims to continue achieving an end to end visibility and transparency on the bunker data supply chain,’ states Kenoil Managing Director.
Singapore bunker contamination different from earlier Houston cases
‘Irreversible damage’ inflicted to vessel engine components due to hydrochloric acid exposure, explains the General Manager of Eurofins Singapore.
Maritime consultancy: Global interest in MFMs picking up
Adoption of MFM systems have caught the attention of bunker players in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Fujairah, Gibraltar and Greece, says Metcore’s Managing Director.
SNP broker tells: Why the premium for bunker tankers?
Ever wonder why bunkering vessels are 20 to 30% more expensive than their conventional oil tanker cousins? The Managing Director of Sovereign Shipping Global explains.
Marine fuel additives: A drop-in solution for IMO 2020 fuels
Infineum additives can positively influence TSP and TSA to improve stability and compatibility of treated fuel, shares its Marine Fuel Additive Business Development Manager.
Positive influence: Additives potential ‘lifesavers’ for off-spec VLSFOs
TSP, cat fines, and water content are parameters which marine fuel additives can positively influence to save an otherwise off-spec product, shares the Technical Manager (APAC) of Aderco.
Traditional bunker price reporting is transitioning to a new era
Bunker price assessments are keeping up with shipping’s change to a low carbon future, informs the Deputy Editor, Marine Fuels at Argus Media.
Mysterious engine damages Post IMO 2020 caused by VLSFO?
Poor combustion affects between 4-20% of the worldwide fleet and stems ultimately from the source of bunker fuel, shares the Marine Regional Sales Manager Asia Pacific of Innospec.
After Hin Leong, Is Singapore Still A Premier Commodity Trading Hub?
Murmurings of recent commodity trading incidents suggest an impact on Singapore’s ability to attract commodity traders. The MD of Helmsman LLC examines if this is true.
De-bunkering specialist: Choosing the right pump for the job
Relying on vessel pumps to extract contaminated marine fuel from bunker tanks, though convenient, might be a bad choice, explains the Director of Pro Liquid.