Promotion for George Makrakis at BMS United Bunkers
BMS United Bunkers today announced George Makrakis has been promoted to Marine Lubricants Manager and Senior Bunker Trader.
Makrakis joined the Group 12 years ago, having initially held the position of Bunker and Lubricant Tra
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MFMs have been mandatory for MFO bunkering in the world's biggest bunkering hub since January 1, 2017.
EMSA Issues Call for Tenders for Oil Spill Recovery Vessels
EMSA has issued a call for tenders for stand-by oil spill recovery vessels in the Northern Baltic Sea.
Argentina's YPF Issues FSRU Tender for LNG Operation, Includes Bunkering Capability
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Port of Amsterdam Expects 25% CO2 Reduction Through Marine Biofuel Use
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Mandatory MFM's Won't Change Singapore's Position as Top Bunker Port: Analyst
The use of a mass flow meter for MFO bunkering is now mandatory in Singapore.
Spanish Dockers Call Off Strike Action Once More
Spanish dock workers have called off the first two of nine scheduled strike dates set for this month.
Iraq set to Lead Massive OPEC Production Increase as Cartel's Secretary General says 'So Far, so Good' on Oil Deal
Iraq is reportedly adding 700,000 bpd to reach 5.4 million bpd in 2022
Saudi Arabia Continues to Slash Output, as Iran, Iraq, Angola and Other Players Mitigate Success of OPEC Cutback Initiative
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Marshall Islands Issues Low Sulfur MGO Fuel Testing Guidance
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NABU Issues Another Call for EU Action on Shipping Pollution
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Construction Begins on World's First Battery-Powered Expedition Cruise Ship
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OPEC: Anything Less Than 100 Percent Compliance in Oil Cutback Deal Is Not Satisfactory
ABN Amro Bank says a failure to extend the OPEC oil deal could send crude back into the $30's.
Danish Maritime Conference to Focus on Scrubbers, Tightening Sulfur Regs
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Saudis Lose South Korea Oil Market Share to Iran as Iraq Accelerates Its Own Export Plans
Preliminary customs data published by the Oilprice.com website show that Iran exported around 1.79 million tons of crude oil to South Korea in January
Oil Pollution Spotted After Tanker Runs Aground off Japan
Sagan grounded on an island in Kagoshima Prefecture on Saturday.
The Japan Co
Suncor Boosts Output in the Canadian Oil Sands as US Production Heads Towards a 500,000 bpd Increase
OPEC's cutback scheme and other factors are cited as the reasons for the increases on both sides of the border.
Hong Kong Conducts 166 Surprise Vessel Inspections for ECA Reg Compliance
Hong Kong Secretary for Environment, Wong Kam-sing, says 166 OGV inspections had been completed as of January.
China's ECAs Has Had Minimal Impact on Vessel Operators: Market Sources
The 2017 extension of China's ECAs has had minimal impact on vessel operators, say sources.