EUROPE: Port of Rotterdam to grant nine LNG bunkering licences by 2020
‘Six of the licences are already for regular use in port LNG bunker operations to refuel LNG-powered cruise, cargo, tanker and container vessels,’ says the Port of Rotterdam’s Cees Boon. ‘Three licences will be for bunker vessels that will operate on the spot market.’
EUROPE: Repsol flags up its largest LNG bunker delivery
The Spanish integrated energy company supplied the Paul A. Desgagnés using 11 LNG trucks at the Port of Cartagena.
GLOBAL: DHT Holdings: ‘We are neither for or against scrubbers’
In a letter to shareholders, the company’s co-CEOs, Trygve P. Munthe and Svein Moxnes Harfjeld, say they have a ‘responsibility to position DHT as best as we can ahead of the implementation of the new [sulphur] regulations’.
AMERICAS: Vancouver container terminal gets shore power facility
For each large ship at berth for 60 hours, it is estimated that over 95 tonnes of air pollutants and greenhouse emissions will be eliminated from the port through the technology.
GLOBAL: North P&I club issues list of ports banning the use of scrubbers
As Singapore becomes the latest port to ban the use of open loop scrubbers, the Club provides an update on those ports that have or will prohibit the use of scrubbers, or have placed conditions on their use.
ASIA PACIFIC: Viking Marine Services sets up bunker and quality claims department
The Singapore-based operation is headed by VMS General Manager, Naresh Navaratnam.