The biggest possible vessels to ply the Yangtze river are now being constructed under a 300 million yuan ($47 million) China COSCO Shipping Corporation funded programme in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu province.
The six 1,149 TEU capacity vessels ordered are expected to become the largest in service in the upper and middle reaches of the Yangtze River once ready, says Xin Hua News.
The carrying capacity of the newbuildings are double of existing vessels at the Yangtze river, and their daily bunker fuel consumption is estimated to be 20% lesser than similar ships.
All six vessels are scheduled to enter operations by June 2019 and will be operated by the Wuhan New Port Administration Committee.
Published: 25 January, 2018
Top three positive movers in 2021 were Hong Lam Fuels Pte Ltd (+14); Sirius Marine Pte Ltd (+12); and TFG Marine (+11); according to the latest data from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.
Webinar will offer delegates insights on the prevention of operational issues when using VLSFOs, along with an update on biofuels and bunker fuel quality trends for 2021 and its forecast for the current year.
Heating VLSFOs to prevent cold flow issues causes issues related to distillate ageing, and there is a gentle balance to be maintained when handling the product.
Research into n-paraffin distribution of VLSFOs has shown that they not only differ from MGO, but significantly differ from each other as well, states bulletin.
Bunker Holding and Dan-Bunkering have decided not to appeal the city court ruling in the case where the companies were on trial for breaching EU sanctions against Syria, states USTC.
Poll shows market participants think Singapore’s future as a bunkering hub in the near term will be impacted most by growth in alternative bunker fuels and intensifying competition from other ports in Asia.