BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry.
ITSAS GAS, tug boat operators, Remolcadores Ibaizabal and shipowner, Naviera Murueta, has carried out in the Port of Bilbao the first trial run in transferring LNG ship-to-ship.
Introduction of the “eco-friendly LPG fueled ship” is near with the ship development completed and is expected to see it next year in Korea, which reduces the emissions.
A U.S. court recently vacated the arrest of a vessel after the vessel’s owner offered proof that the supplier of bunker fuel had actual knowledge the charterer was not authorized to bind the vessel. Bomin Greece S.A. v. M/V Genco Success (IMO 9121730), 2017 WL 2345709 (N.D.N.Y. May 30, 2017).
ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world’s first purpose built LBV from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd., at the Yeongdo shipyard in Busan, Korea.
A new consultancy, 20|20 Marine Energy, was launched today to help companies create and implement strategies for purchasing and selling marine energy, as well as supporting the development of bunkering infrastructure.