News

Zenith picks up Amsterdam terminal - 02/02/2016

Zenith Energy has agreed to buy BP’s Amsterdam storage terminal; the deal is expected to close before the end of the first quarter.

Another record year for NuStar - 29/01/2016

NuStar Energy has reported EBITDA from continuing operations of $662.7m in 2015, a 21% increase over the 2014 level.

Enterprise gets it right - 29/01/2016

Enterprise Products Partners has reported adjusted EBITDA of $5.27bn for 2015, slightly off 2014’s figure of $5.29bn.

Low bunker costs underpin Stolt improvement - 28/01/2016

Stolt Tankers has reported fourth-quarter operating profit of $35.4m, slightly below the $37.5m posted in the previous period but well ahead of the $8.6m achieved a year earlier, reflecting continued weakness in bunker fuel prices.

Few surprises in CSB's report on West Fertilizer explosion - 27/01/16

The US Chemical Safety Board has issued a draft of its final report on the April 2013 explosion at the West Fertilizer Company facility in West, Texas ahead of the planned public meeting later today.

Rico takes control of Circle Express - 27/01/16

UK-based courier specialist Rico, part of TVS, has acquired a majority stake in Circle Express, one of the UK’s largest collection and delivery service providers to the airfreight sector.

PHMSA readies final SP rulemaking - 20/01/16

US PHMSA has prepared its eighth and final rulemaking under the initiative to adopt proven safety permits into the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

Newson Gale joins Hoerbiger - 20/01/16

Newson Gale, the UK-based specialist in static electricity prevention systems, has been acquired by the Hoerbiger Group and is now part of its Safety Solutions business segment.

Immediate changes from ICAO - 19/01/16

ICAO has issued a third addendum to the 2015-2016 edition of the Technical Instructions.

Maroon heads south-west - 18/01/16

The Maroon Group has acquired CNX Distribution, a Texas-based distributor of speciality chemicals across the south-west US.

ArcLight adds TransMontaigne - 11/01/16

NGL Energy Partners has agreed to sell TransMontaigne Partners to an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners for $350m in cash.

Suttons joins the food chain - 07/01/16

Suttons Group has taken delivery of four new 20-foot foodgrade tank containers, which have gone into service between North America and Europe.

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  • Get the goats out

    It is something of a zoological back page this month, with a quartet of stories that made ripples in the news pond during January.

  • One of our missiles is missing

    We are indebted to our old friends at Lloyd’s Loading List for bringing this item to our interest, but seeing as they borrowed it from the Wall Street Journal we do not expect any comeback.

  • Hazardous liquids on the roads

    Following last month’s extensive review on this page of the odder vehicle spills in the UK, word came rapidly that this sort of thing happens just as often elsewhere in the world.