Monthly Archives: May 2018

BOMIN GROUP LAUNCHES 2020-COMPLIANT ULTRA-LOW SULPHUR BUNKER FUEL AT EUROPE’S BUSIEST PORTS

24 May, 2018  Germany-based Bomin Group, a leading supplier and trader of bunker fuel, has started delivering  Ultra-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil to vessels calling in the busy Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) region, home to two of Europe’s busiest ports. Bomin Group says the ULSFO product has a maximum sulphur content of just …

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PIRATES RELEASE FWN RAPIDE CREW MEMBERS KIDNAPPED OFF NIGERIA

Pirates have released eleven hostages kidnapped from a Dutch cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria last month. Their release was confirmed Wednesday by ship manager ForestWave. The hostages were crew members of the FWN Rapide, which was attacked by pirates April 21 as it was nearing Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Two additional crew members escaped …

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ICS ASKS EU NOT TO PUBLISH SHIPS’ FUEL EFFICIENCY DATA

21st may 2018 Now that the International Maritime Organization has endorsed a global CO2 reduction strategy, the International Chamber of Shipping is calling on the European Union not to publish data on individual ships’ fuel efficiency. The EU’s new Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) rules require the European Commission to collect …

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