News

KM adds to Houston capacity - 14/10/2014

Kinder Morgan is planning a $240m investment at its Pasadena and Galena Park terminals on the Houston Ship Channel.

Avance results show strength of VLGC market - 10/10/2014

Avance Gas Holdings has reported a net profit of $32.3m for the third quarter, up from $9.6m in the second period.

Stolthaven takes control in Australia - 02/10/2014

Stolt-Nielsen Ltd has reached agreement to buy out the remaining 30% of equity in Stolthaven Australasia still held by the founders of Marstel Terminals.

Stolt concerned at tanker market outlook - 02/10/2014

Stolt-Nielsen Ltd has reported revenue of $545.4m for the three months to end-August, slightly ahead of the $543.4m posted in the second quarter.

Enterprise buys Oiltanking Partners - 01/10/14

Oiltanking has sold its interest in Oiltanking Partners to Enterprise Products Partners. Oiltanking Partners owns tank storage assets on the Houston Ship Channel and in Beaumont, Texas.

VTG buys AAE - 01/10/14

Germany-headquartered rail logistics giant VTG has acquired the Swiss wagon hire company AAE (Ahaus Alstätter Eisenbahn).

Odfjell finalises gas ship deal - 01/10/14

Odfjell SE has closed its previously announced joint venture with Breakwater Capital and Oak Hill Advisors.

Thames Oilport on hold - 26/09/14

The Thames Oilport project has been put on hold with no new timetable for completion, according to Reuters.

New crude-by-rail standard from API - 26/09/14

API has published a new set of recommended practices for testing and classifying crude oil for rail shipment and loading it into rail tank cars.

Chemgas adds LNG option - 24/09/14

Chemgas Barging has christened its latest gas carrier, Scirocco.

K&K proves Turkey route - 24/09/14

Kube & Kubenz has completed the first trial shipment by tank container from Cologne to Turkey.

ADPO and Ineos benefit from Antwerp deal - 23/09/14

ADPO and Ineos Phenol Belgium have come to an agreement that will allow ADPO’s new Liefkenshoek Logistics Hub to have water access to the Scheldt via the existing phenol jetty at the nearby Ineos plant.

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