GLOBAL: Quartet unveils 9,000 cbm-capacity hydrogen bunker vessel design
Moss Maritime, in cooperation with Equinor, Wilhelmsen and DNV-GL, has developed a design for a Liquefied Hydrogen bunker vessel.
GLOBAL: Scorpio Bulkers in talks to secure EGCS financing
The Monaco-headquartered shipping company is in discussions with its existing lenders, as well as leasing companies, to provide secured financing for a scrubber installation programme as well as to provide additional operating liquidity.
OMV takes 15% stake in ADNOC Refining; agrees trading joint venture
The $2.5 billion deal gives the Austrian oil and gas group an interest in ADNOC’s large refinery complex, which is well-positioned to supply IMO 2020-compliant bunker fuel.
GLOBAL: EGCSA ‘disappointed’ by Fujairah open-loop scrubber ban
‘This is unfortunate at a time when the shipping industry is working hard to reduce sulphur emissions and may well lead to a setback in the progress already made in reducing emissions,’ says Don Gregory, director of the Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association.
EUROPE: Port of Barcelona presses on with alternative fuels programme
With support from the European Union’s CEF Program, the Spanish port has partnered with energy suppliers, ship owner-operators, port equipment manufacturers and technology companies to measure the efficiency of LNG on land and at sea as an alternative fuel source.
AMERICAS: US imposes sanctions on PDVSA
The US government has imposed sanctions on PDVSA as part of its response to the political crisis in Venezuela.