02 Dec 2022
IFC: Update of boarding and attempted boarding incidents in Singapore Strait (Dec)
Of seven new incidents, five occurred in Phillip Channel, and two occurred in the Westbound Lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS), within the Singapore Strait.
02 Dec 2022
Singapore accepts amendments to International Maritime Organization convention
Declaration of acceptance was presented by Mr Teo Eng Dih, Chief Executive of MPA, to Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the IMO on 30 November 2022.
ClassNK issues its first AiP for dual fuel generator engine using hydrogen gas as fuel
Dual fuel generator engine for 160,000m3 liquefied hydrogen carrier is capable of switching between hydrogen and low sulphur fuel oil, says Kawasaki Heavy Industries.02 Dec 2022
ENGINE: East of Suez Bunker Fuel Availability Outlook
Strong demand and stocks drawn in Singapore; OPL bunkering still suspended in Zhoushan; mostly good availability in Indian ports.02 Dec 2022
LR: New report identifies pathway for £75bn for UK shipping’s energy transition
Development presents the most comprehensive study to-date of the UK domestic maritime sector and findings will contribute to the next iteration of UK government’s Clean Maritime Plan.02 Dec 2022
Malaysia: Straits Energy Resources profit up 24% on rise in oil cargo activity
Oil Bunkering and Shipping Related Services segment generate 166% rise in revenue to RM 906.3 million due to increased cargo trading operations.01 Dec 2022
Malaysia: Fast Energy cuts Q3 net loss by 58% on year over bunkering gains
Plans to increase current 35% stake in CCK Petroleum to 70%; proposed acquisition was approved by shareholders at the EGM held on 30 August 2022.01 Dec 2022
Rotterdam keen to improve its bunkering sector, is hot on the heels of Singapore’s MFM mandatory adoption
Rotterdam’s intention to mandate the usage of MFMs goes down well with licensed bunker supplier VT Group; MFM providers supportive of move but stressed continuous monitoring is needed for optimum performance.
Bunker industry veteran Simon Neo discusses short/long term future bunker fuels in line with IMO goals
Cost of alternative bunker fuels, bunker operations and technology advancement are some considerations to be examined by the maritime industry, says Neo, director of SDE International Pte Ltd.
Singapore: Integr8 Fuels files lawsuit against former Korean staff over alleged confidentiality violations
Kim Hyung Joon and Han Donghoon were planning to join the Singapore entities of Hartree Group - either Hartree Partners Singapore Pte Ltd or Hartree Marine Fuels - in October, discovered management.
Singapore: Helmsman celebrates firm’s strategic transformation with formation of five new practice groups
‘When you think of Helmsman on the next occasion, think of us as lawyers with expertise in various fields. Come to us before a problem develops. It’s the process that matters,’ says Tang Chong Jun, Executive Director.
Singapore: MB Marine takes former shareholder to court over purported USD 250,000 loan disagreement
Bernard Chew was a former shareholder of MB Marine and was an authorised signatory of the company’s cheques at the material time, according to court documents obtained by Manifold Times.
SIBCON 2022: Major shipping and energy players dive into green methanol, biomethane and biofuel bunker fuels
Maersk, CMA CGM, BP and Stena Bulk give insights on availability of the three potential bunker fuel types, their plans, transition from fuel oil and LNG to alt fuels, how important sustainable marine fuels are to shipowners and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.