Helsinki-based Neste is planning to launch a low-sulphur marine fuel which has a significantly higher viscosity than the currently available products at end-2017.
World Fuel Services (WFS) has reported higher sales volume of marine fuel for its 2015 financial year, but earnings have fallen.
Minerva Bunkers, wholly-owned by Mercuria Energy Trading, has launched a physical bunker fuel supply operation in West Africa.
Supplier of marine fuels Cockett Marine Oil has set up a liaison office in Mumbai, India.
Ecoslops, which recycles marine fuels from marine oil residues ‘slops), has announced its first sale of light bitumen for the construction industry.
A consortium comprising of Wartsila, GoodFuels Marine and Boskalis will work on a two-year pilot programme to develop sustainable, scalable and affordable marine biofuels, potentially an environmentally-friendly fuel option for shipowners.
The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has unveiled a first edition of its LNG Bunkering – Safety Guidelines publication.
Greece’s Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc will expand to Germany and launch its new physical supply and marketing operations within this month.
ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants has introduced a new marine fuel capable of complying with the 0.10% sulphur cap set to be imposed in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) beginning 1 January 2015.