January, 2017
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Thu19Jan
Alphaliner suggests as much as 750,000 TEU in box ship tonnage could be on track for demolition.
Alphaliner: 2017 Could Break Record High Box Ship Scrapping Levels Set in 2016
Thu19Jan
"Four bunker tankers are currently undergoing a change in ownership and do not have any bunker craft operator licensee appointed," an MPA spokesperson tells Ship & Bunker.
MPA Clarifies Drop in Licensed Mass Flow Meter Equipped Bunkering Vessels
Wed18Jan
Bunker prices were softening in the primary ports.
Oil Benchmarks Falls Nearly 3%
Wed18Jan
Sources familiar with the matter have told Ship & Bunker that the shipyard took the vessels back last week.
Rumours of Financial Trouble Swirl as Bunker Player Loses 2 Barges
Wed18Jan
Fines include a $40 million penalty ordered against Princess Cruise Lines - the "largest-ever criminal penalty involving deliberate vessel pollution."
U.S. Issued More Than $363 Million in Fines Against Shipping Companies in 2016 for Intentional Discharges of Pollutants
Wed18Jan
Kitack Lim's comments came in his opening address at the fourth session on the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response this week.
IMO Secretary-General Stresses Importance of Smooth Implementation of 0.50% Sulfur Cap
Wed18Jan
The port says there was an 83 percent increase in environmental discounts given in 2016 compared to the previous year.
Port of Gothenburg Calls Growing Number of Green Vessels "Highly Encouraging"
Wed18Jan
Observers say the production resurgence will commence following the end of the OPEC cuts in June.
Record Russian Output Forecast, Rising US Production and Iraqi Compliance Concerns Point to Huge Oil Inventory Increases Later This Year
Wed18Jan
Meanwhile, BP says oil's going nowhere and is planning for a $55 price average this year.
Dana Gas Warns of 1 Billion Barrel Oil Glut as Saudi Aramco Calls For $25 Trillion in New Oil Capacity
Wed18Jan
Estonian media reports that the M├Ántu Harbour facility will not proceed - at least not at the scale previously announced.
Planned LNG Bunkering Facility in Estonia Thrown into Question