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Integr8 Fuels: Bunker market shifts focus to supply concerns – Will this last?

‘At the moment tightness in products is still the main price support and watching refining margins may well be a good place to focus in the next few weeks,’ shares Steve Christy.

May 27 2022

China bonded bunker fuel sales up by 1.7% year-on-year from Jan to Apr 2022

Singapore’s bonded fuel supply was 15.05 million mt, a 11.89% year-on year decrease due to doubts on quality of local high sulphur fuel, says a China consultancy.

May 23 2022

JLC China Bunker Market Monthly Report (April 2022)

China’s bonded bunker fuel sales settled at around 1.60 mln mt in the month, little changed from the previous month, JLC’s data showed.

May 19 2022

JLC China Bunker Market Monthly Report (March 2022)

China’s bonded bunker fuel sales increased to 1.61 mln mt in March at domestic ports due to competitive prices to attract foreign ships, showed JLC data.

May 17 2022

DNV white paper tackles decarbonisation, alternative bunker fuels for naval vessels

New white paper concludes developing “green” drop-in fuels alone may not be sufficient in determining feasibility of low- or zero-carbon fuels for the naval segment.

Apr 25 2022

Bureau Veritas answers questions on Chlorinated Compounds in HSFO from Singapore

Singapore situation is linked to chlorinated hydrocarbons whereas, in the Houston case, there is yet to be a definitive culprit, states the bunker fuel testing agency.

Apr 11 2022

SMW 2022 Show Dallies: Will Carbon Credits Advance Sustainable Shipping?

Perhaps the largest concern over a voluntary carbon credit market is whether it is a form of greenwashing, especially when low-quality credits are used.

Apr 07 2022

BLUE Insight: USD 250 million shortfall in bunkers received at Rotterdam and Fujairah

‘Short bunker deliveries’ remain prevalent in Rotterdam and Fujairah – will likely be exacerbated by new, more expensive low carbon fuels entering market.

Apr 07 2022

Lloyd’s Register releases ‘Technical Report: NOx from marine diesel engines using biofuels’

Technical update consolidates client experience and industry feedback from sea trial findings on NOx emissions when using biofuels as a bunker fuel.

Apr 05 2022

Shipping eyes biofuels on route to decarbonisation, shares Infineum expert

Supply constraints aside, Infineum envisages increased use of bio-blends as a viable short-term option until new suite of alternative bunker fuels come online.

Mar 31 2022

Shipping decarbonisation moving at faster pace than 20-year wait for LNG as marine fuel, observes DNV expert

‘Clearly, collaboration is the fuel for the future,’ says Dr Shahrin Osman, Regional Head of Maritime Advisory, Director of Maritime Decarbonization and Autonomy Centre of Excellence Asia – Pacific at DNV.

Mar 29 2022

CE Delft EU ETS report investigates cost-benefit analysis of potential port evasion

Study concludes evasive behaviour is realistic, even when the ETS price is relatively low (compared to the extra costs of a port call, fuel costs, operational costs, etc.).

Mar 28 2022

Wärtsilä sustainable bunker fuels paper explores various options for energy’s decarbonised future

Future carbon-neutral marine fuels and the use of flexible engine power plants capable of utilising such fuels, will be central to this transition, says report.

Mar 25 2022

Integr8 Fuels: Prices high, daily volatility high, and European bunker prices above Singapore

Market intelligence from Integr8 Fuels analyses price hikes, volatility and the impact of regional bunker markets following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Mar 24 2022

Refinitiv: Fuel oil market to remain tight for medium term, forecasts leading analyst

‘Based on current fundamentals, we do not see any downside below $100/bbl,’ concludes Yaw Yan Chong, the Director of Oil Research at Refinitiv.

Mar 22 2022

Bio-Content in Marine Fuel Helps Reduce Emissions – but will it leave you ‘all at sea’?

100% biodiesel can hold 15 to 25 times more water compared with 100% diesel fuel, according to Pierre Poitras, Technical Consultant at Conidia Bioscience.

Mar 21 2022

T&E: FuelEU Maritime policy lacks predictability for deployment of green e-fuels

‘FuelEU risks locking in even greater gas demand. That was a bad policy even before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but it’s an even more disastrous one now,’ it states.

Mar 16 2022

JLC China Bunker Market Monthly Report (February 2022)

China’s bonded bunker fuel sales tumbled in February amid weakened shipping demand around the Winter Olympics and the Spring Festival, showed JLC data.

Mar 15 2022

JLC China Bunker Market Monthly Report (January 2022)

China’s bonded bunker fuel sales dropped in January because of Chinese New Year holidays and the recurrence of COVID-19 in Ningbo, showed JLC data.

Mar 14 2022

DNV: Fuel flexibility starting with LNG

LNG is not the end game, but it is the starting point to carbon zero. With the IMO GHG reduction targets knocking at our doors, we cannot afford to wait, states Dr. Shahrin Osman.

Mar 10 2022

Decarbonising shipping: We must find new ways to resolve the split incentive

Sector needs to work together on preventing split incentives from being the silent killer of innovation for decarbonisation, writes Founder & CEO of Silverstream Technologies.

Mar 10 2022

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