AN OBSCURE part of the global marine-fuel market, once viewed as having little value for most shippers, is about to have its day.

CHINA has approved a long-awaited tax waiver on exports of cleaner ship fuel, paving the way for refiners to boost output, though Beijing may initially limit shipments to focus on growing its...

[SINGAPORE] Sales of low-sulphur marine fuel in the Singapore bunkering hub soared to a record high in November, more than double the previous record, as the shipping industry transitions to...

CHINA'S Sinopec Corp plans to build a fleet of 100 barges over the next three years to supply marine fuel compliant with new global emission standards, said a Chinese shipping executive with...

[SINGAPORE] China's Sinopec Corp plans to build a fleet of 100 barges over the next three years to supply marine fuel compliant with new global emission standards, said a Chinese shipping...

STRAIT TALK

LAST month the World Shipping Council (WSC), BIMCO, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), and the International Parcel Tankers Association (IPTA) asked all maritime countries to...

[ONBOARD THE PU TUO SAN] Off the coast of Singapore, the world's largest ship refuelling centre, a bunker barge sidled next to the supertanker Pu Tuo San to fill the giant vessel with a new type...

ANALYSIS

AS RECENTLY as a year ago, the oil market was in a panic about changes to the kind of fuel that ships must burn.

STRAIT TALK

THIS Monday marked the start of the last six months until one of the biggest adjustments the shipping industry has ever been required to make.

SINGAPORE has a message for shipping companies considering cheating on rules starting next year to combat pollution in order to save on their fuel bills: Don't.