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13
Dec

GLOBAL: SEA\LNG study claims LNG is a compelling investment solution for VLCCs

SEA\LNG has published an investment study which claims that using LNG as a fuel is a ‘compelling investment solution’ for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) on the Arabian Gulf to China trade route.

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13
Dec

ASIA PACIFIC: Bunker sales confirm Singapore’s IMO 2020 fuel switch is well underway

Preliminary estimates of marine fuel sales in November from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore show a sharp decline in HSFO 380 cSt volumes and a ramping up of demand for low sulphur product.

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13
Dec

GLOBAL: Death announced of VPS station manager Thomas Tampi

Thomas Tampi, station manager at Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) in Fujairah, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, 30 November whilst travelling to the United States to begin a holiday.

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13
Dec

ASIA PACIFIC: ClassNK grants AiP for LNG-fuelled capesize bulk carrier

Japanese shipowner NS United Kaiun Kaisha and Imabari Shipbuilding have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from ClassNK for the concept design of an LNG-fuelled Capesize bulk carrier.

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13
Dec

GLOBAL: BIMCO has concerns over European Green Deal’s stance on ETS

The shipowners’ association has welcomed the European Commission’s recognition that that ‘the environmental ambitions of the Green Deal will not be achieved by Europe acting alone,’ but is concerned over the intent to include international shipping in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

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13
Dec

GLOBAL: ABB wins contract to power Genting’s LNG-fuelled cruise vessels

The €157 million contract will see ABB supply power, propulsion and digital solutions for Genting Hong Kong’s six ‘Universal Class’ vessels.

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13
Dec

GLOBAL: MSC hits back at T&E’s ‘incomplete analysis’ of its CO2 emissions

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has hit back at Transport & Environment’s claims that it has ‘joined the European Union’s (EU) top 10 polluters’, arguing that the NGO’s report was based on ‘incomplete analysis’.

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13
Dec

EUROPE: Kairos receives first LNG bunker licence at the Port of Rostock

The first ship-to-ship LNG deliveries at the largest German Baltic seaport will be undertaken in the next few weeks.

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12
Dec

EUROPE: ‘Sulphur sniffer’ monitoring ships’ emissions at Rotterdam’s Maas Entrance

The Port of Rotterdam has reported that its ‘sulphur sniffer’ air quality sensor has been relocated from the Hoek van Holland to Splitsingsdam in the centre of the Maas Entrance approach channel where it will have a ‘much better reach’ for monitoring ships’ emissions.

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Bunker Prices - 13/12/2019

LOCATION

380

MGO

VLSFO

Buenos Aires

770

600

Busan

375

662

610

Durban

264

740

593

Fujairah

292

705

600

Gibraltar

380

635

610

Hong Kong

419

602

590

Houston

338

618

580

Istanbul

350

700

630

Las Palmas

365

620

580

Los Angeles

505

725

590

Malta (off)

382

622

585

Mumbai

348

698

New York

355

644

575

Panama Canal

344

660

645

Piraeus

271

620

595

Rotterdam

270

575

522

Santos

518

718

518

Shanghai

388

702

607

Singapore

363

600

600

St. Petersburg

189

537

440

Suez

320

655

Tokyo

295

765

620

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