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7th August 2017

EUROPE: Shell wins contract to supply first LNG shipment to Klaipeda NAFTA's new bunkering station

Three companies took part in the international tender to deliver and reload LNG from a small-scale LNG carrier into the facility’s new tanks.

7th August 2017

New Toshiba business focuses on export of US LNG

Toshiba America, Inc. (TAI) publicly announced the formation of Toshiba America LNG Corporation (TAL), a new operating company that will focus on the liquid natural gas (LNG) market.

4th August 2017

Oil loses ground after the best week of 2017

Oil is back down again this week following the year’s biggest rally as investor focus shifted to rising output from the US and OPEC, away from a seasonal increase in American fuel demand.

4th August 2017

US, Canada and Mexico commit to energy trade alliance

The American Petroleum Institute (API), Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and the Mexican Association of Hydrocarbon Companies (AMEXHI) have outlined their shared policy positions on further strengthening the competitiveness of the North American energy industry under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

1st August 2017

Alkion Terminals and ENI Close the Transaction for a Tank Terminal in Italy

Alkion Terminals (Alkion) today announced the completion of a transaction in which Alkion acquired from ENI the full ownership of a liquid bulk tank terminal based in Vado Ligure, Savona, Italy. Alkion will be the sole owner and operator of Alkion Terminal Vado Ligure.

18th July 2017

Navis Explores Fully Automated Long Beach Terminal

Navis has produced a video focusing on its involvement with Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT), the first fully-automated container terminal in the US and the cleanest and most environmentally-friendly terminal in the world.

17th July 2017

Enterprise and Navigator Gas to Build Houston Ethylene Export Terminal

Enterprise Products Partners and gas shipowner Navigator Holdings have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop an ethylene export terminal on the Houston Ship Channel to unlock the growing U.S. petrochemical capacity, the two companies announced Tuesday.

17th July 2017

Enterprise and Navigator Gas to Build Houston Ethylene Export Terminal

Enterprise Products Partners and gas shipowner Navigator Holdings have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop an ethylene export terminal on the Houston Ship Channel to unlock the growing U.S. petrochemical capacity, the two companies announced Tuesday.

12th July 2017

European Commission approval for Gasunie, Oiltanking and Vopak to set up Joint Venture to develop LNG Terminal in Northern Germany

Gasunie LNG Holding B.V., Oiltanking GmbH, and Vopak LNG Holding B.V. have acquired the approval under the EU Merger Regulation to establish a joint venture for owning and operating a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Northern Germany.

10th July 2017

Port of Gothenburg LNG infrastructure from Swedegas

A new LNG bunkering facility is being developed at the Port of Gothenburg by Swedegas. This is the first LNG facility in Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia. It will make it possible for vessels to be bunkered with LNG at the quayside while loading and unloading.

9th July 2017

Robots roll out to help stop oil spills

It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s got to do it. And when it comes to the expensive, claustrophobic and sometimes dangerous work of inspecting natural gas and oil pipelines, that somebody might be a robot.

3rd July 2017

Large imports of U.S. diesel boosted Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp diesel and gasoil stocks to a six-week high in the week to June 29

Combined gasoil and diesel stocks were up 78,000 tons, or 2.7%, over the week to 2,945,000 tons, PJK said.

The rise in U.S. imports compensated for low imports from the Middle East, while loading restrictions along the Rhine river also served to cap barge movements, the consultancy added.

23rd June 2017

U.S. Diesel Imports to Europe Surge, Latin American Demand Clouds Total

European imports of U.S. diesel are on track to reach their highest monthly level this year so far during July, according to data from OPIS tanker tracking, although increasing demand from Latin America is making it difficult for traders to estimate how much will eventually arrive in the region.

20th June 2017

WANHUA-BORSODCHEM TO SET UP MDI BULK STORAGE FACILITY AT LBC ROTTERDAM

In response to the growing demand for MDI in the European market and to improve its services and flexibility, Wanhua & BorsodChem announced that they will work together with LBC Rotterdam and rent two new tanks for the Wannate MDI products. The bulk storage facility at the LBC Rotterdam facility is ideally located to serve as Wanhua & BorsodChem’s regional European distribution hub for European customers for Wannate MDI products imported from China.

9th June 2017

Florida Port to Buy $41.4 Million in Cranes

State-managed Everglades Port in the US has received approval to purchase three Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) container-handling gantries amid larger ship pressures.

7th June 2017

DP World under union microscope

The International Transport Workers’ Federation is to target standards at DP World terminals around the world. 

17th May 2017

Global Chemical Storage Tank market 2017-2022

Global Chemical Storage Tank market Report offers decisive insights into the overall Chemical Storage Tank industry along with the market dimensions and evaluation for the duration 2017 to 2022. The forenamed research study covers extensive analysis of various Chemical Storage Tank industry segments based on the type of applications, type of product Components and services, and different geographical regions.

12th May 2017

Odfjell Terminals Continues Development of US Ethylene Export Terminal

Europe’s appetite for natural gas is leading to a growth “renaissance” as its stores of the fuel languish at the lowest levels since 2013, according to Gazprom PJSC.