Are some VLSFO blends “Frankenstein” fuels?; U.S. barge market will be in focus at TTB

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Are some VLSFO blends “Frankenstein” fuels?

Clean Arctic Alliance says some very low sulfur fuel oils (VLSFO) produced to contain a high level of black carbon. Not so, says refinery association. Full Article

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U.S. barge market will be in focus at TTB

IHS Markit Senior VP Ken Eriksen will discuss the inland and coastal barge and towboat market, including data from IHS Markit’s annual Barge Fleet Profile and Barge Commodity Profile reports at Marine Log’s TTB event next month. Full Article

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USCG completes response to fishing vessel that sank after collision with Odfjell tanker

The Coast Guard completed response operations with the fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride near Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. Full Article

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J.F. Lehman to acquire Global Marine Group

Private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company affiliate has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Chelmsford, U.K.-headquartered Global Marine Group. Full Article

Port NOLA CEO Brandy Christian honored by Propeller Club

First woman honored by the Propeller Club of the U.S. Port of New Orleans as its Maritime Person of the Year. Full Article

Verifavia certifies Fueltrax as meeting EU, IMO requirements

Independent accreditation body certifies the Fueltrax fuel monitoring solution as meeting the requirements of the European Union’s Monitoring Reporting and Verification regulations and IMO Data Collection System. Full Article