The Bunkerspot Update 08/01/2019

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AFRICA: New player enters Mauritius bunker market; makes first delivery

‘We are a niche, well-financed company wanting to make a move into the commercial fuels market,’ Stonewin’s Morten Hoxer tells Bunkerspot.

 

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GLOBAL: Vistin Pharma closes energy trading business

The company will continue to manage its outstanding financial derivative contracts but will not enter into new energy trading investments and will instead close its energy trading business.

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EUROPE: Peterson to start bunkering in Lowestoft

Peterson UK has made a long-term agreement with Associated British Ports to establish a new logistics base at the Port of Lowestoft which will provide bunkering to support the oil & gas and renewable energy sectors.

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ASIA PACIFIC: MI backs NTU’s tests of methanol as a marine fuel

The Methanol Institute has announced it is backing a project at Nanyang Technological University of Singapore which will be the first evaluation of methanol as a marine fuel in Asia.

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GLOBAL: BIMCO: China yet to implement full ban on open-loop scrubbers

Chinese regulators have updated part of the country’s domestic emission control area regulations with effect from 1 January 2019 but has not yet placed a full ban on open-loop scrubbers as has been reported widely this week, says BIMCO.

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EUROPE: Launch of Swedish hybrid ice-going passenger ferry

The 27.5-metre vessel, operated by shipping company Waxholmsbolaget, will operate in the city of Stockholm.

 

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