The Bunkerspot Update 08/10/2018

EUROPE: Shell commissions new solvent deasphalter unit at Pernis refinery

The new unit at the oil major’s Rotterdam refinery will enable the production of more and cleaner transportation fuels, including IMO 2020-compliant marine gasoil.

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GLOBAL: Hapag-Lloyd establishes 2020 BAF, trials LNG and scrubbers

The Hamburg-headquartered shipping company will implement its marine fuel recovery mechanism from 1 January 2019; will also convert one of its ships to run on LNG and equip a further two with exhaust gas cleaning systems.

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GLOBAL: Keppel to build another two LNG carriers for Stolt-Nielsen

‘These LNG carriers will be the fourth and fifth vessels capable of LNG bunkering as well as the eleventh and twelfth LNG-powered vessels that Keppel will be building,’ confirms Abu Bakar, Managing Director (Gas & Specialised Vessels), Keppel Offshore & Marine.

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EUROPE: Tender documents published for Cyprus LNG import terminal

The new terminal will include a floating storage and regasification unit to be stationed in Vasilikos harbour, which is expected to facilitate LNG bunkering.

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GLOBAL: BW LPG walks away from Dorian bid

The company says it is has withdrawn its $1.1 billion hostile offer for its VLGC competitor, with BW LPG’s Chairman Andreas Sohmen-Pao explaining that: ‘It is not normal practice nor in the best interest of our shareholders to hold a proposal open indefinitely, especially when it is highly favourable to the counterparty.’

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AMERICAS: Release of final VGP pushed back

The US EPA Vessel General Permit will now be issued in March 2019, with a comment period of at least 30 days.

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