06 Dec 2022
Singapore calls for proposals to develop hydrogen, ammonia bunkering solutions
EMA and MPA have invited interested parties to submit proposals under an EOI to build, own and operate low or zero-carbon power generation and bunkering solutions.
06 Dec 2022
GCMD issues invitation to study requirements for offloading shipboard captured CO2
Findings will help shape regulatory and operational guidelines that will steer future demonstration and eventual adoption of shipboard carbon capture technologies.
“K” Line to expand current Singapore-based LNG, ammonia bunkering projects to other parts of the world
Firm will accumulate experience and knowledge at its base in Singapore as preparation to create organisations in three bases, including Europe and the United States.06 Dec 2022
Singapore: High court issues winding up order against Online Marine Services
All creditors of the company should file their proof of debt with the liquidator who will be administering all affairs of the company, according to Government Gazette notice.06 Dec 2022
DNV: Container vessels and car carriers constitute two thirds of new LNG-fuelled vessel orders
Some 17 LNG-fuelled vessels were added to DNV's Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform in November, says Martin Wold, Principal Consultant in DNV’s Maritime Advisory business.06 Dec 2022
Tallink Grupp’s new LNG-fuelled ferry “MyStar” to be delivered on 7 December
Start of operations of MyStar, the newest and most technologically advanced vessel on the Baltic Sea, will take place on 13 December at 13.30 from Tallinn to Helsinki.06 Dec 2022
IMO releases Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 79) preview
MEPC is expected to adopt draft amendments to MARPOL, to include flashpoint of fuel oil as mandatory information in the bunker delivery note (BDN).06 Dec 2022
Interview: Vice President of TotalEnergies Marine Fuels takes helm of firm’s decarbonisation route
“In TotalEnergies, we already have projects along the e-Fuel value chain, from green electricity and green / blue hydrogen to e-Fuel production that will be integrated along the marine fuels value chain in time to come,” shares Louise Tricoire.
DNV Decarbonisation Insights: FuelBoss paves way into Singapore’s LNG and future marine fuels bunkering sector
Buyers can nominate deliveries on platform and plan operations together with suppliers following ‘one single truth’ concept with all players aware of what has been agreed when and by whom, says DNV spokesman.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.