Industry Sectors - Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


Netherlands Investigates Bunker Cartel

 14 Jul 2017

Dutch authorities regulating market fairness have started to investigate claims that companies operating in Dutch ports made illegal price agreements and formed a cartel

  Carriers, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping



LNG Bunkering Focus Group Gains First China Port

 12 Jul 2017

Ningbo-Zhousan Port, the world’s fourth largest by throughput, Marseille Fos Port and Vancouver Port, have all joined a Singapore-led LNG bunkering focus group of ports

  Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


MSC Joins IMO Energy Efficiency Alliance

 04 Jul 2017

Global shipping regulator IMO has facilitated an energy efficiency alliance, an umbrella uniting French carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and companies with alternative fuel interests

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


Oil Tanker and Cargo Ship Collide in English Channel

 03 Jul 2017

Fears of an environmental disaster were sparked at the weekend after an oil tanker and a cargo ship collided in the Channel east of the British port of Dover early on Saturday (July 1, 2017), but regional French maritime authorities have reported no injuries or pollution

  Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping



Wärtsilä Adds New Technology to Tanker Vessels

 20 Jun 2017

Technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels

  Carriers, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


Zeebrugge Port Scores LNG Bunker First

 16 Jun 2017

Zeebrugge Port in Belgium has launched an LNG bunkering ship that combines cargo unloading and Ship-to-Ship LNG bunkering, becoming the first port to offer a regular Ship-to-Ship LNG bunkering service

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


DP World Buys Spanish Towage Firm

 12 Jun 2017

DP World subsidiary P&O Maritime has bought international Spanish towage company Reyser, with operations in Canada, Yemen and Trinidad and Tobago

  Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Maersk, DP World Confirm Qatar Shutdown

 07 Jun 2017

Maersk and DP World are observing a ban in respect to the berthing of Qatar-flagged, Qatar-origin and Qatar-bound ships at ports in four Arab countries

  Carriers, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


Saudi-China Tie Up Furthers ‘One Belt One Road’

 05 Jun 2017

China’s Development Research Center has signed an MOU with Saudi Arabia’s state Oil Company to jointly collaborate on economic development, especially in the downstream energy industry sector

  Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus