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11
Dec

EUROPE: University event examines advantages of marine LNG

The use of LNG as a safe and eco-friendly fuel for maritime transportation was the subject of an event which took place at the Conference Centre of the University of Patras, Greece, last week.

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11
Dec

GLOBAL: Quantum Marine Shipping secures ‘green loan’ for scrubbers

BNP Paribas will act as lender, agent and security trustee for the $40 million loan, which finances the cost of purchasing and installing marine exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for 16 vessels in the Singapore-based shipping company’s fleet.

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11
Dec

GLOBAL: NYK concludes long-term charter agreement for LNG carrier duo with Total

The contract calls for Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL) to charter from NYK two dual-fuelled LNG carriers that will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. In South Korea.

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11
Dec

GLOBAL: Scrubber-equipped

There has been a noticeable uptick in scrubber orders during the second half of the year. Bunkerspot's Rhys Berry reviews some of the more high-profile contracts announced in recent months. 

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11
Dec

AMERICAS: Jamaican government recalls $100 million PJC loan

The money had been intended to go towards the installation of a vacuum distillation unit (VDU) at the Petrojam oil refinery, aimed at facilitating the production of low sulphur bunker fuel.

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11
Dec

ASIA PACIFIC: Three crewmembers abducted in Sulu-Celebes Sea

In the early hours of 5 December, about 20 men, believed to be from the Sulu-based Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and armed with firearms, boarded an unnamed vessel from speed boats powered with double engine, says the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery (ReCAAP).

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11
Dec

AMERICAS: Pair to establish marine electric propulsion simulation laboratory

Old Dominion University is collaborating with LAVLE USA, Inc. to establish a new $12 million laboratory in Newport News, Virginia.

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11
Dec

EUROPE: TT-Line orders LNG-fuelled Ro-Pax

The German ferry company has awarded a contract to Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Jinling for the construction of a dual fuel vessel.

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10
Dec

EUROPE: Successful pilot test of LNG transport by road, rail and sea in Spain

The initiative, part of the CORE LNGas hive project, involved transporting LNG in an isocontainer from Huelva to Melilla, by road, rail and sea.

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10
Dec

GLOBAL: Oman signs Jeddah Amendment on illicit maritime activity

Oman has become the sixteenth signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct, which has been a key instrument in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships operating in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

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Bunker Prices - 11/12/2018

LOCATION

380

180

MGO

Buenos Aires

419

435

774

Busan

430

450

595

Durban

457

750

Fujairah

397

498

753

Gibraltar

410

432

614

Hong Kong

405

412

582

Houston

360

411

585

Istanbul

430

450

635

Las Palmas

417

432

612

Los Angeles

428

489

607

Malta (off)

400

423

610

Mumbai

525

535

800

New York

430

460

630

Panama Canal

400

459

643

Piraeus

385

406

590

Rotterdam

354

373

525

Santos

376

408

678

Shanghai

435

466

740

Singapore

404

432

554

St. Petersburg

338

422

548

Suez

448

478

752

Tokyo

456

466

772

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Bunkerspot Price Index

bpi 230