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20
Sep

GLOBAL: GTT inks agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard on outfitting gas carriers

The Technical Assistance and Licence Agreement is focused on small and middle-scale vessels, up to 50,000 cbm), as well as on LNG fuel tanks for merchant ships.

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20
Sep

EUROPE: First bunker delivery using blockchain technology

GoodFuels Marine and Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) partnered on the delivery of biofuels to a Samskip vessel to complete the world’s first physical supply and transaction using blockchain technology.

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20
Sep

EUROPE: C-Job Naval Architects joins Ammonia Energy Association

The Netherlands-based naval architect is seeking to strengthen its commitment to research the use of ammonia as a renewable fuel for the maritime industry.

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20
Sep

EUROPE: British International Freight Association blasts Maersk’s ‘sulphur surcharge’

‘While the shipping operators may say that the new BAFs are needed to cover the cost of switching to low sulphur fuels or fitting exhaust scrubbers, rises of this magnitude are unjustified and could be construed as blatant profiteering by shipping lines determined to exploit the situation,’ says Robert Keen, BIFA Director General.

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20
Sep

GLOBAL: Jiangnan Shipyard receives green light for LNG bunker vessel design

The 7,500 cbm LNG bunker vessel (LBV) design has been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register.

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20
Sep

GLOBAL: Trio to develop LNG marine fuel solutions

Sembcorp Marine, ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) and A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) are teaming up to develop new technologies, applications and capabilities in the offshore, marine and energy sectors that will advance the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel.

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19
Sep

GLOBAL: ING Bank to steer €500 million lending portfolio towards Paris Agreement goal

With its Terra approach, ING claims to be the first global bank to commit to using science-based scenarios to steer its business strategy.

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19
Sep

MIDDLE EAST: 2020 to help and hinder Middle East refiners

The 0.50% global sulphur cap will enable Saudi Arabia and the UAE to benefit from higher exports of diesel; however, less sophisticated refineries in Iraq will make it difficult for the country to market its high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO), says Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP).

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19
Sep

GLOBAL: IBIA: IMO to start consideration of legal framework for low-flashpoint diesel

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) says it welcomes signs that work may soon get underway on developing a new chapter specifically for oil-based fuels with a flashpoint below 60°C within the context of the IGF Code.

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19
Sep

EUROPE: Estonia launches hybrid patrol vessel

The 45-metre ship, which will be used by the Estonian Police and Border Guard Service, mainly for use in combatting pollution threats, is equipped with Editron hybrid electric drivetrain systems.

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Bunker Prices - 20/09/2018

LOCATION

380

180

MGO

Buenos Aires

490

510

785

Busan

490

510

735

Durban

480

803

Fujairah

483

535

765

Gibraltar

456

484

715

Hong Kong

478

483

717

Houston

444

509

710

Istanbul

470

495

730

Las Palmas

451

466

703

Los Angeles

480

510

736

Malta (off)

459

486

712

Mumbai

530

540

810

New York

461

485

729

Panama Canal

455

492

740

Piraeus

454

479

705

Rotterdam

436

455

663

Santos

469

501

774

Shanghai

494

554

792

Singapore

477

509

708

St. Petersburg

398

469

648

Suez

494

528

818

Tokyo

515

520

812

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