• Follow Us On Our Preferred Social Media Platform:

All News

BP Singapore bunker trial nears end as legal reps present summary submissions

Lawyers of the ex-Regional Marine Manager of BP Singapore, the Executive Director of Pacific Prime Trading, and Deputy Public Prosecutors were present at the State Courts on Wednesday.

Apr 03 2020

Straits Inter Logistics plans RM 10 million upgrade for Labuan Liberty Terminal

Megah Port Management, subsidiary of oil trading, marine fuel bunkering and investment player SIL, took over operation and management of LLT on Wednesday.

Apr 02 2020

China: Sinopec Guangzhou announces first export of LSFO bunker fuel cargo

713 mt of LSFO produced by Sinopec Guangzhou cleared the export division of Huangpu Customs, and was supplied to international vessels docked at Port of Guangzhou.

Apr 02 2020

Vietnam: Fishing vessel with 30,000 litres of undocumented diesel oil detained

Reconnaissance Task Force No.2 discovered ‘modified’ fishing vessel BTr 99996 behaving suspiciously at the Binh Thuan sea area on 30 March.

Apr 02 2020

CIMC Raffles begins construction of world’s largest LNG-powered mega RoRo Vessel

The first of two vessels, with an option of two more, will be equipped with two Type C LNG bunker fuel tanks and are designed to meet Finnish-Swedish ice class 1A Super standards.

Apr 02 2020

Class NK grants AiP to Shin Kurushima Dockyard for LNG-powered chemical tanker

Design of the 49,000 dwt chemical tanker will include Type C LNG tanks that enables the vessel to run for 40 days with LNG bunker fuel, realising a longer cruising range.

Apr 02 2020

IBIA announces new chairman and board members

IBIA welcomes Henrik Zederkof as the new Chairman of the Board, along with a new Vice-Chairman, Treasurer and four newly elected IBIA board members.

Apr 02 2020

Anders Gronborg appointed new CEO of Singapore-based bunkering firm TFG Marine

Gronborg, who most recently served as global head of marine fuel supplies at World Fuel Services, is tasked with overseeing TFG Marine’s expansion efforts.

Apr 02 2020

IBIA: It’s business, just not as usual

‘Shipping is the engine of global trade and the bunker industry fuels that engine. We must keep the engine running,’ reminds IBIA Director.

Apr 01 2020

BIMCO offers free information on ports

BIMCO opens the port information section on its website with the aim of assisting the industry, due to the spread of COVID-19.

Apr 01 2020

China to grant export quotas for refined oil products to private refineries

Quotas for refineries within the Zhejiang free trade zone; increase in rebates for VLSFO exports and approval for bonded oil blending also considered.

Apr 01 2020

Vitol Group acquires Sinanju Tankers Holdings; gains foothold in Singapore bunker ops

The Singapore Bunkering license holding entity has been renamed Vitol Bunkers (S) Pte Ltd and from 1 April 2020 all bunker deliveries will be carried out by Vitol Bunkers (S) Pte Ltd.

Apr 01 2020

MPA issues guidelines on medical examination and certification for seafarers

MPA adopts IMO and ILO set medical examination and certification for seafarers as national requirements in order to work onboard Singapore-registered ships.

Mar 31 2020

Asahi Tanker orders world’s first zero-emission electric propulsion bunker tankers

Tanker duo will utilise the ‘e5 tanker’ concept to run on batteries to reduce environmental impact; vessels designated to service Tokyo Bay from 2022 and 2023.

Mar 31 2020

Sinopec plans to ‘rapidly expand market share’ for IMO 2020 bunker fuels

‘We will accelerate low-sulphur bunker fuel projects and the revamping of storage and transportation facilities to rapidly expand market share,’ it says in FY 2019 report.

Mar 31 2020

SK Innovation Ulsan refinery starts VLSFO bunker fuel production from mid-March

Vacuum Residue Desulphurisation unit of the refinery underwent final commissioning on 14 March and ‘started commercial production in earnest,’ states the firm.

Mar 31 2020

Singapore: Companies collaborate to explore hydrogen as low-carbon fuel

Five Singapore and two Japanese companies sign MoU to explore commercial feasibility of hydrogen as fuel to reduce the energy sector’s carbon footprint.

Mar 31 2020

SGMF video explains why LNG as marine fuel can cut emissions from shipping

Video describes how LNG can provide a clear pathway to fuels, enabling industry to meet the IMO target to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050.

Mar 31 2020

Consortium members to produce eMethanol as renewable marine fuel

Stakeholders are now designing the technology integration for the first facility, in Sweden and expects to be supplying eMethanol as a marine and road fuel from 2023.

Mar 31 2020

UK: IMO 2020 compliant bunker fuel inspections disrupted due to COVID-19

A series of temporary measures have been established to maintain order ensuring seafarers and industry personnel are protected without disrupting the supply chain.

Mar 30 2020

SINGAPORE: MPA to permit crew change for cargo ships under ‘special circumstances’

MPA outlines conditions with which it would allow crew to disembark or board a vessel; applications and supporting documents will need to be submitted for consideration.

Mar 30 2020

Our Industry Partners

RSS Fields