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  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Low sulphur fuel oil is believed to be the best solution for compliance with the 0.50% sulphur limit in 2020.

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Danish bunker company has been ordered by a Danish court to pay a DKK 10 million (USD 1.5 million) fine for having defrauded a Malaysian firm in a “systematic and professional” manner over a period of nearly three years, according to the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA). The court also sentenced the company’s executive to three […]

  • 7 March 2011

    The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) welcomed a record number of 985 members and their guests to its 17th Annual Dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London last week. The popularity of the dinner, which was previously held at the Hilton, on London’s Park Lane, enabled the association to move the event to a […]

  • 8 November 2011

    The International Bunker Industry Association’s (IBIA) board has taken a formal decision to “become more closely engaged in LNG matters”. The move was announced at last week’s IBIA’s Annual Convention, held in Barcelona, by its acting chief executive Trevor Harrison. He told delegates that the association would become more involved in the ongoing discussions on […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    After the UK Supreme Court dismissed the latest appeal against the subsidiary of the ill-fated marine fuel supplier OW Bunker, the industry-wide cooperation was urged to ensure fair play when contracting bunkers, according to the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA). Namely, the Supreme Court ruled that the owner of the vessel Res Cogitans, the Greek company Product Shipping & Trading […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The early results for 2015 show that there has been a marked improvement in bunker fuel quality, the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) said. According to the data gathered by Intertek ShipCare, 8% of samples tested in 2015 reported off-spec, compared with 10% in 2014. ”Test figures for 2014 also showed a significant change in purchasing patterns of […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union has raised a number of questions regarding the status of sulphur regulations in the UK, according to the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA). The EU’s sulphur regulations go beyond the minimum requirements of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) MARPOL Annex VI. Although the EU and IMO […]

  • 31 January 2013

    A seven-year battle over a proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal (LNG) in Maine (Quoddy Bay LNG project), led by Vermont Law School’s Environmental and Natural Resources Legal Clinic (ENRLC),  has resulted in an unqualified victory for the ENRLC and its clients, members of the Passamaquoddy tribe. “This is a great success for […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Rules & Regulation

    IBIA: still premature to draw valid conclusions on the level of VLSFO’s black carbon emissions.

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to discuss the introduction of a ban on the carriage of high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) as bunkers on ships without scrubbers in February 2018. The proposal would be considered at the 5th session of IMO’s Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) as part of an effort […]

  • 14 July 2017

    The yearly average sulfur content of tested residual fuel oils increased to 2.58% in 2016, up by 0.13% from 2.45% in 2015, according to data provided by the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) to the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Of the 143,141 samples tested by four providers of sampling and testing services, 0.53% exceeded the […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the ratification of the Bunker tankers (BWM) Convention approaches, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is now considering whether to grant exemptions for vessels operating in a limited geographical area from the requirement to manage ballast water, rather than the current exemption provisions where each individual ship must make its case. This follows a proposal to define and […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The base case figure for projected uptake of how many ships will have exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), or scrubbers, installed by 2020 may not be happening because current orders are slow. The base case figure for projected uptake of scrubbers in the official availability study presented to the International Maritime Organization in 2016 “may be […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Supply infrastructure at major ports and attractive pricing are to drive demand for LNG as a marine fuel.

  • 17 October 2018

    Fuel contamination cases are completely unrelated to low sulphur fuel oil blending, IBIA said.

  • 13 July 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The implementation of the 0.5 percent sulfur limit for fuel used by ships from 2020 may not be robustly enforced, it was pointed out in a paper submitted by China, India and Russia to the 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71).  Some 96% of the world fleet has flags of states which […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has played down the impact of the recent turmoils at O/W Bunker by saying that the company’s bankruptcy will cause minimal disruption to bunker supply in the Port of Singapore. The MPA says that there are currently more than 60 bunker suppliers in Singapore, and OW Bunker Far […]

  • 11 November 2016

    The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) has joined the non-governmental organisation Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF), established to promote safety and industry best practice in the use of gas as a marine fuel. During his speech at the opening of the International Bunker Industry Association’s (IBIA) annual convention at the Sunborn on Wednesday, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian […]

  • 21 June 2016

    There are signals that the global 0.5 percent sulfur cap for marine fuels could enter into force by 2020, according to the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA). The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is expected to decide on the timing of the global sulfur cap in October this year, based on […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Industry majors set up a consortium to address traceability and transparency in the bunker industry by using blockchain.

  • 3 October 2016

    Ships calling Canadian ports are in compliance with the 0.10% sulphur limit in the North American Emission Control Area (NA-ECA), according to results of tests conducted by Transport Canada (TC). An official with TC told the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) “that the sulphur content of all the samples taken have been verified by an […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greece-headquartered fuel supplier Aegean Marine Petroleum Network is launching a bunker operation in South Africa’s Algoa Bay after securing the permission from the South African Maritime Safety Authority.  Aegean says to be the first company able to offer fuels outside port limits in the country. The company is to deliver bunkers and perform ship-to-ship transfers in […]