February, 2018
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Fri16Feb
Many analysts argue the weak U.S. dollar is still largely responsible for propping up oil prices.
Asia Oil Storage Levels Drop, But Crude Prices Rise On Strength of Weakening Greenback
Fri16Feb
Global Marine Fuel Quality, continues to be a concern for the world's fleet.
A Review of Veritas Petroleum Services Bunker Alerts-2017
Fri16Feb
"Fitting large equipment to existing vessels is always challenging," said Olli Somerkallio, Head of Machinery Department at Foreship.
Scrubber Installs Demand Unique Solutions, Says Foreship
Wed14Feb
We will instead opt for replacing the cheaper bunker oil with fuels with a lower sulphur content, the company says.
Maersk Confirms It Will Not Use Scrubbers for IMO2020 Compliance
Wed14Feb
Bunker prices were firmer in the primary ports.
Crude Prices Jump 2%
Wed14Feb
Meanwhile, Russia says it's protective of the market recovery - even though it can ramp up production after the OPEC cutbacks expire.
IEA Says U.S. Growth May Spoil OPEC's Achievement of Market Rebalance - But Investors Wary of U.S. Sustainability
Wed14Feb
"Corroded scrubber pipework and discharge outlets is a serious problem, and we're seeing more and more of it," says Dave Bleyenberg, Hydrex Production Executive.
Hydrex Warns on Pipe Work Corrosion from Scrubber Washwater
Wed14Feb
"Investing in the next generation of fuels is one way we'll continue to meet regulations while maintaining the efficiency of our operations," says Ryuichi Osonoe, Director and Managing Executive Officer, IINO.
Order Placed for 4 More Methanol Bunker-Powered Vessels
Wed14Feb
Incidents happened onboard vessels calling at Long Beach and Antwerp.
Maersk Says Human Error to Blame for 2 Instances of Noncompliance with ECA Sulfur Regs
Wed14Feb
Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes sulfur cap but wants to see heavy fuel oil pushed out of Arctic waters.
Greens Seek Progress from IMO on Heavy Fuel Oil Arctic Ban