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The Standard Club: Operational experience on the transition to compliant fuel blends

Due to varying fuel oil quality, it is recommended to use monitoring and management tools in consultation with manufacturers and testing labs, it said.

Oct 01 2020

Lloyd’s Register grants AiP to Samsung Heavy Industries ammonia-fuelled tanker design

‘Following the announcement in January, we are delighted that SHI has made steady progress on the fuel gas supply system and detailed ship design,’ said CEO.

Oct 01 2020

Argus Media: EU ETS could push shipping costs up by $4,000/d

An Aframax tanker could add up to $4,000/d in costs, assuming a 40t/d bunker consumption, emissions of 3.1t of CO2 at an emissions certificate price of €30/t, it said.

Oct 01 2020

Belfast Harbour launches study to manage shipping emissions via satellite remote sensing

The study is based on a collaboration between Redshift Associates and the University of Leicester and will be funded by a £4.8 million grant from SPRINT.

Oct 01 2020

TECO 2030 inks second partnership with AVL to develop hydrogen fuel cells for maritime

‘This is a perfect one-two punch. In the short term we need to clean up emissions from
current fleets. In future, hydrogen is the obvious answer,’ said CEO.

Oct 01 2020

Maersk to test electric charging buoy at Ørsted offshore wind farm in 2021

The proto-type buoy will act as a mooring point and a charging station for vessels, potentially displacing a significant amount of marine fuel with green electricity.

Oct 01 2020

Harvey Gulf further commits to lower emissions with battery orders to upgrade fleet

The additional 10 battery systems will allow Harvey Gulf to own and operate the largest fleet of combined dual and tri fueled vessels in the world, it said.

Oct 01 2020

Singapore: Equatorial Marine Fuel unveils OTT (Online Tracking Tool) to enhance bunker deliveries

‘Our main focus of OTT is to increase transparency towards our clients as well as minimise the time customers spend on getting bunker delivery status updates,’ Executive Director tells Manifold Times.

Oct 01 2020

Singapore: MPA runs joint oil spill exercise incorporating Covid-19 safety measures

The exercise was held jointly with the Police Coast Guard and the Singapore Civil Defence Force to test inter-agency coordination and response to oil spill incidents.

Sep 30 2020

China strengthens Covid-19 control measures for seafarers on international vessels

Any new sign-on crew are now required to have a negative Nucleic Acid Amplification Technique (NAT) test before boarding, reports The Standard Club.

Sep 30 2020

Klaveness Combination finds current measures to decarbonise shipping ‘questionable’

Higher taxes on fossil fuels and/or carbon pricing will be necessary to incentivise shipping to make necessary investments and start using low carbon fuels, it said.

Sep 30 2020

Shell outlines its path to decarbonising through hydrogen and fuel cells to power ships

‘By setting an ambitious course, openly and transparently, (I hope) others will be encouraged to join us to create a net-zero emissions future for shipping,’ says Head of Maritime.

Sep 30 2020

Hapag-Lloyd celebrates milestone in LNG conversion of its 15,000 TEU container vessel

The Sajir is expected to complete its conversion phase and initial test voyages in early 2021 before being redeployed in the Asia-North Europe trade lane.

Sep 30 2020

IAPH publishes guidelines for the safe handling of LNG-powered ships at port terminals

Guidelines describe the required procedures and operational actions and how to maintain safety during the ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG-powered vessels.

Sep 30 2020

Singapore: Fratelli Cosulich welcomes launch craft “Genoa”; build to support bunkering fleet

‘We built the launch craft in Singapore and it was delivered on 2 September,’ shared Timothy Cosulich, CEO and Board Member of Fratelli Cosulich.

Sep 29 2020

Brunei: BSM inks contract to commence MGO bunkering services at Muara Port

Bunkering operations will commence on 1 October where MGO will be supplied to vessels calling at Muara Port with BSM’s own bunker barge MT Star 1.

Sep 29 2020

Monjasa reports strongest rise in demand during 12 years at Port of Singapore

‘So far, we have welcomed 22% more new customers and supplied close to 50% more volume across SoutheastAsia compared to last year,’ said General Manager.

Sep 29 2020

MOL LNG bunkered tugboat awarded “Ship of the Year 2019” in Work Ship category

Award is presented by JASNAOE to recognise the highest levels of technology, design, and social responsibility among vessels built in Japan, said MOL.

Sep 29 2020

VPS: Shipowners face ‘tricky situation’ to balance VLSFO shelf life and wax appearance temperature

‘Generally, you have to heat VLSFOs to prevent waxing, but the more you heat them the lower the shelf life is going to be,’ Dr Malcolm Cooper, the Group Managing Director of VPS, tells Manifold Times.

Sep 29 2020

New Silkroutes under investigation over possible breach of Securities and Futures Act

The firm will be cooperating with CAD and MAS to assist the investigation, and its operations have not been affected and will continue as usual, says spokesman.

Sep 28 2020

Hin Leong founder O.K. Lim hit with second charge of abatement in forgery

Lim allegedly “instigated” a HLT executive to write an email to China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation for the purpose of cheating, reports The Business Times.

Sep 28 2020

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