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18
Apr

AMERICAS: d’Amico ordered to pay $4 million for pollution crimes

The Italian shipping company pleaded guilty to the deliberate concealment of vessel pollution from its M/T Cielo di Milano oil tanker, which visited ports in New Jersey multiple times, as well as ports in Maryland and Florida between August 2014 and January 2015. 

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18
Apr

EUROPE: SEA Europe welcomes partial agreement on Horizon Europe

The partial agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union (EU) today (18 April) is a ‘key step’ in the inter-institutional decision-making process, says the Shipyard’s & Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe).

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18
Apr

GLOBAL: WinGD highlights wider adoption of marine LNG

According to Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD), a few recent high-profile orders confirm that confidence in LNG as a marine fuel is growing to include a broader range of vessel types, beyond LNG carriers, such as chemical and crude oil tankers, asphalt carriers and container feeders.

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18
Apr

EUROPE: Helsinki’s Zero-Emission Vision

The City of Helsinki is working with Wärtsilä and other partners to help realise its ‘vision of a smart, energy efficient, waterborne and carbon-neutral passenger transportation system’.

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18
Apr

AMERICAS: Bunker sales slump 20.1% at Panama

A total of 723,894 metric tonnes of marine fuel was sold in the first two months of the year – 20.1% down on the 905,444 mt that was sold during the same period in 2018.

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18
Apr

EUROPE: IMO 2020 – The ‘once-in-a-generation disruptor’

With the implement of IMO 2020 now just months away, the UK Chamber of Shipping says that there are ‘four key areas’ that need to be addressed ahead of the deadline.

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18
Apr

AFRICA: Oryx Energies acquires majority stake in South African bunkering outfit

Oryx Energies has announced the recent acquisition of a majority stake in Algoa Bay-based South African Marine Fuels (SAMF).

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17
Apr

GLOBAL: Alfa Laval highlights ‘increasing’ competitiveness of marine LPG

In partnership with MAN Energy Solutions, Alfa Laval’s Fuel Conditioning Module (FCM) LPG has undergone tests with the first two-stroke, high-pressure marine engine to use LPG as fuel – and has also been evaluated for use with ammonia.

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17
Apr

EUROPE: Gibraltar’s Gibdock completes LNG retrofit of Baleària ferry

The three-month project to convert the Napoles to operate on LNG was said to be ‘possibly the most complex and demanding ever undertaken by the yard.’

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17
Apr

GLOBAL: Damen launches hybrid-electric ferry pair for BC Ferries

The ships’ hybrid design is important for two main reasons; firstly to improve environmental stewardship and secondly to reduce operating costs by evolving to full electric propulsion,’ says  Paul Catsburg, director of the vessel replacement programme at BC Ferries.

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IMO 2020 news updates

Bunker Prices - 19/04/2019

LOCATION

380

180

MGO

Buenos Aires

468

745

Busan

456

476

662

Durban

460

460

765

Fujairah

430

470

723

Gibraltar

446

470

659

Hong Kong

438

446

640

Houston

428

510

637

Istanbul

442

462

663

Las Palmas

441

465

660

Los Angeles

454

0

767

Malta (off)

440

461

654

Mumbai

473

482

727

New York

447

477

645

Panama Canal

445

492

650

Piraeus

432

455

652

Rotterdam

422

443

613

Santos

420

450

743

Shanghai

445

453

708

Singapore

427

462

620

St. Petersburg

395

483

602

Suez

426

428

679

Tokyo

472

482

710

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