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17
Oct

EUROPE: New partner joins Clyde & Co to build marine presence in Scotland

Law firm Clyde & Co has appointed Stefanie Johnston as a Glasgow-based Partner in its global marine and insurance teams.

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17
Oct

EUROPE: EDF welcomes debate on ‘carbon price’ for shipping sector

Following the French government’s calls for an EU tax on bunker and aviation fuel to help combat carbon emissions, the Environment Defense Fund (EDF) tells Bunkerspot that a ‘carbon price’ could generate revenues for research into clean energy technology and help shipping 'regain the green moral high ground’.

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17
Oct

GLOBAL: FOBAS Off-spec fuel quality report

The Off-specification fuel quality report from Lloyd’s Register FOBAS for the first two weeks of October identified 102 instances where a result was outside the 95% confidence limit of the ISO 8217 test parameter or a value given by the BDN or sample label.

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16
Oct

EUROPE: UK’s first Transport Decarbonisation Plan introduced

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps yesterday (15 October) introduced the UK’s first Transport Decarbonisation Plan, which the Department for Transport described as ‘a bold and ambitious programme of coordinated action needed to end the UK’s transport emissions by 2050’.

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16
Oct

ASIA PACIFIC: MPA looking to strengthen ports’ collaboration on cybersecurity

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) tabled a proposal to form and lead a Port Authorities Chief Information Officer (CIO) Cybersecurity Network (PACC-Net) at the Port Authorities Roundtable (PAR) 2019, which is taking place this week in Kobe, Japan.

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16
Oct

GLOBAL: Hudson Shipping signs up to Trident Alliance

Announcing its membership of the industry coalition which supports the robust enforcement of shipping’s sulphur regulations, Hudson Shipping Lines also highlighted its support of a ban on the use of scrubbers.

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16
Oct

ASIA PACIFIC: Sinopec reportedly looking to cut refinery ops due to high cost of shipping crude

China’s Sinopec is reportedly looking to cut run rates at its refineries because of the surge in costs of transporting crude oil.

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16
Oct

EUROPE: French government calls for EU bunker tax

The French government has called on the European Union to work on creating a tax on bunker and aviation fuel as part of its strategy for reducing carbon emissions.

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16
Oct

EUROPE: Keel laid for AIDA Cruises’ second LNG-fuelled cruise ship

The AIDAcosma will operate from Kiel to the Norwegian fjords and the Baltic Sea from mid-2021. 

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16
Oct

ASIA PACIFIC: Gazprom Neft sets up Singapore subsidiary for lubes business expansion

With the establishment of Gazpromneft Marine Lubricants, the company is seeking to build a 4% market share in the international marine lubricants market by 2030.

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Bunker Prices - 17/10/2019

LOCATION

380

180

MGO

Buenos Aires

494

730

Busan

394

420

618

Durban

383

383

735

Fujairah

303

345

678

Gibraltar

330

397

620

Hong Kong

415

435

598

Houston

354

397

620

Istanbul

340

380

675

Las Palmas

335

353

625

Los Angeles

375

685

Malta (off)

335

359

620

Mumbai

450

510

755

New York

420

450

625

Panama Canal

370

380

613

Piraeus

262

295

595

Rotterdam

267

287

568

Santos

474

474

752

Shanghai

441

469

667

Singapore

347

367

592

St. Petersburg

195

315

535

Suez

373

388

685

Tokyo

445

455

740