The Port of Rotterdam Authority announced an additional incentive programme that will provide seagoing vessels that bunker LNG with a 10% discount on gross seaport dues.
Ecoslops, the first company to develop technology to produce recycled marine fuels from marine oil residues (‘slops’) announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with GSP offshore drilling and construction company, to conduct a feasibility study for the development of an oil residues processing plant in the Romanian Port of Constanta, on the Black Sea.
DNV GL assertsthat gas will play a major role in a safer, more sustainable energy supply, but is calling for the market to become more efficient.
ExxonMobil has introduced the first independently accredited mass flow metering system (MFMS) in Hong Kong, following successful introduction of the system in Singapore.
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According to new GAO report, LNG carriers have not been built in the US since before 1980, and no LNG carriers are currently registered under the U.S. flag.
Lloyd’s Register announced that it has established design and construction standards for the use of low-flashpoint fuels (LFPF) with a new notation, coming into effect on 1 January 2016, that provides clarity and helps to ensure technology can be adopted effectively.
Industrial Nanotech announced the completion of a successful project with their patented Nansulate High Heat temperature control coating (TCC) to insulate and prevent corrosion on the heavy fuel oil system of a container vessel. The coating was documented to reduce the diesel fuel used to heat the HFO system by 30%, reducing the daily diesel fuel use by 360 liters per 24 hours.
Alliance between Siemens Drilling and Marine, Dresser-Rand—A Siemens Business, and Lloyd’s Register provides end-to-end solution to guarantee availability of LNG as marine propulsion fuel.
Ecoslops , the first company to develop technology to produce recycled marine fuels from marine oil residues (‘slops’), has announced that it has sold its first volume of marine fuel, as well as importing a new shipment of slops to its refinery at the Port of Sinès in Portugal.
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