March, 2017
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Wed15Mar
Observers suggest this could herald the kingdom abandoning the OPEC cutbacks entirely.
Crude Plunges Yet Again as Saudis Report Uptick in February Output
Wed15Mar
Sinotrans spent $108.76 million on bunkers in 2016, down from $164.48 million in 2015.
Sinotrans' Bunker Spend Fell by Over One-Third Year on Year in 2016
Wed15Mar
Refiners, meanwhile, have the headache of deciding on whether to investment in upgrading operations, Gibsons notes.
Gibsons: No Surprise That Shipowners Are Using "Wait and See Approach" Before Choosing a 2020 Compliance Solution
Wed15Mar
Specifically, the FSRU is set to include a LNG transfer system for bunkering or small-scale arrangements.
Argentina's YPF Issues FSRU Tender for LNG Operation, Includes Bunkering Capability
Wed15Mar
The most striking decline in bunker fuel oil sales was in Russian Far East — by 40% to around 3.6 million t.
Bunker Fuel Oil Sales in Russia Drop by 26% in 2016
Tue14Mar
This is said to be the first time shore power has been made available in this form and scope in the Netherlands.
Netherlands Launches Shore Power at Scheveningen
Tue14Mar
WE Tech says it will begin equipment delivery for two new 18,600 DWT chemical tankers in October 2017.
WE Tech to Provide Bunker-Saving Permanent Magnet Shaft Generators to Two Newbuild Tankers
Tue14Mar
Norsepower's rotor sails will be installed and trialled onboard a Maersk Tankers vessel, with average fuel consumption expected to be reduced by 7-10 percent.
Joint Project to See First Installation of Wind-Powered Energy Tech on a Product Tanker Vessel
Tue14Mar
"The ship reported it was being followed by two skiffs yesterday afternoon. Then it disappeared," said John Steed of Oceans Beyond Piracy.
Bunkering Tanker Hijacked Off Somalia: Officials
Tue14Mar
Five of the 11 tankers operated by Panoil Petroleum have been suspended due to "irregularities with the piping fixtures."
A Top 10 Singapore Supplier Has Bunker Tankers Suspended Over Mass Flow Meter Irregularities