20 Sep 2021
SeaTech Solutions unveils design of Singapore’s first electric harbourcraft
Vessel will be supported by proposed charging infrastructure and equipped with battery packs which could be swapped for charging during ops.
20 Sep 2021
Singapore: Vitol’s V-bunkers to introduce first electric-hybrid bunker tankers
Delivery of the first of the two bunker tankers is expected in the second half of 2022; vessels able to charge ESS battery systems from onshore sources.
Samsung wins USD 717.6mn order for LNG-dual fuelled container carriers
Samsung Heavy Industries bagged a total of orders worth USD 7.8 billion for 60 vessels, achieving 86 % of its yearly target of USD 9.1 billion for this year.20 Sep 2021
USD 27 million project established to tackle decarbonisation of UK cross-Channel ferry fleet
Port of Dover, P&O Ferries, WMG and Schneider Electric, led by Kent Business School at the University of Kent form consortium for seven-month project.20 Sep 2021
FUELSAVE receives USD 4mn funding to accelerate production of combustion conditioning tech
FUELSAVE’s FS MARINE+ technology optimises combustion through the dynamic injection of hydrogen, oxygen, water and methanol through the air intake.20 Sep 2021
DNV issues AiP to Navigator Gas for a ammonia fuelled gas carrier newbuild
DNV (AiP) is based on the special features notation (GF NH3) under new rules for the use of ammonia as fuel in gas carriers.20 Sep 2021
Raffles Bunkering to be voluntarily wound up; notice issued to creditors
Creditors of Raffles Bunkering are required on or before 16 October 2021 to send in their names and address with particulars (if any) to the Liquidator.17 Sep 2021
Inter-Pacific Petroleum JMs used by banks in ‘outrageous abuse of process’, claims former Director’s lawyers
‘The JMs have failed to discharge their duties by blindly helping the Banks mount a false case against the Defendant,’ wrote defence lawyers representing former IPP Director Dr Goh Jian Hian in court statement.
Prominent prosecutor to lead spectacular lawsuit against Dan-Bunkering, reports ShippingWatch
Lead prosecutor Andreas Myllerup Laursen aims for a fine and a prison sentence in the so-called Syria case scheduled to commence in Odense, Denmark on 26 October, writes the Danish publication.
Oon & Bazul: “Bill of Lading” seen in the Singapore bunker industry is not the key to the warehouse
In a modern re-telling of the story of David versus Goliath, local bunker barge owners/charterers successfully resisted claims brought in the Singapore courts by Phillips 66 for misdelivery of bunkers.
Singapore: Recent BL Judgement results in ‘far-reaching impact’ on bunkering industry, says Helmsman lawyer
Bunker barge owners and operators; traders and suppliers; banks, including players in other countries, will have to re-examine respective operations, advises Helmsman Associate Director Jonathan Tan.
Singapore Court issues groundbreaking decision concerning bill of lading instrument for bunkering sector
Vopak BL was a non-essential document with no contractual force and had no effect as a contract of carriage or as a document of title, states written Judgement issued by Singapore Court of Appeal.
Singapore: Former GP Global APAC senior staff makes SGD 525,000 remuneration claim against employer
Dwivedi Vivek Kumar ended his tenure as Global Head – Bitumen & Shipping & Regional Head – APAC at GP Global APAC on 10 November 2020 due to internal structuring of the GP Global Group.
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.
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.
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.
Bunker contamination: The importance of timely GC-MS results
Knowing the results of marine fuel quality prior to bunkering operations makes sense for all parties, says the Business Unit Manager of Eurofins Mechem.
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.
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.