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Chiuso 27/08/12 15:06

OSX to convert two FPSO for Petrobras

Eike Batista’s rising shipyard got a mega order from the compatriot major oil company

Chiuso 30/07/12 15:02

Double delivery from the same yard for Vroon

The Italian branch received the AHTS VOS Thalassa while the VOS Athos will operate out from Singapore, both built at Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China

Chiuso 23/07/12 15:00

F.A.R.O enlightens Genoa port Lighthouse

The annual meeting of the Italian Observatory of Raw Materials, evaluating market trend, was organised in Genoa by Kauffman & Sons with an unusual, attractive forestage as GMT Genoa Metal Terminal of Bartalini-Steinweg

Chiuso 16/07/12 14:58

How is the holy Flame of trading burning!

In about ten years of activity the Swiss company conquered an international leading position

Chiuso 16/07/12 14:58

The ‘Yes’ between Glencore and Xstrata is due in September

The shareholders of the two Swiss giant traders will vote on the ‘merger of equals’

Chiuso 02/07/12 14:55

A Russian spring for ENI and ENEL

The two Italian state-owned corporations finalized a partnership passing also through multiannual contracts with, respectively, giant firm Rosneft and Lukoil

Chiuso 02/07/12 14:55

New life breathes into GTSA

A new full time and young Secretary General, Stéphane Graber is the natural successor to Geert Descheemaeker, who founded the Association in 2006 and is now stepping down

Chiuso 02/07/12 14:54

White flag flying over Carbofer’s ruins

The Swiss ambitious trader, after the default occurred to its Danish shipping desk one month earlier, was now declared bankrupt also at its Lugano headquarters

Chiuso 04/06/12 14:47

Hasta siempre Cuba!

Spanish Repsol, that had chartered Saipem’s Scarabeo 9 in to drill offshore the Isla Grande, eventually abandoned its plan

Chiuso 28/05/12 14:46

Italian many deals in the off-shore industry

RINA appointed by Indonesia’s largest natural gas distribution company to project-manage new FSRU in South Sumatra

Chiuso 07/05/12 14:41

Scarabeo 6 goes for a ‘makeup’ in the Netherlands

Close to its 30th birthday, Saipem’s drilling rig was tugged to Rotterdam by ocean tugboat Fairmount Expedition

Chiuso 30/04/12 14:28

ENI’s great deal in Russia

The Italian Energy conglomerate has signed a cooperation agreement with Rosneft who in turn also sealed a contract of partnership with ExxonMobil in the very past few days

Chiuso 23/04/12 14:27

The spotlight on Glencore’s supremo

A documentary broadcast by BBC charged the CEO of the commodities trader giant Ivan Glasenberg of several misbehaviors, from dumping of rivers to child labour

Chiuso 23/04/12 14:27

ABC makes itself a triple present for its birthday

In the year when celebrating 30 years of activity, the Swiss shipping company has announced that all the three Otto accommodation barges are now wholly owned

Chiuso 16/04/12 14:25

Change of course at ENI

Subsidiary Polimeri Europa – now renamed Versalis – announces a brand new industrial and commercial strategy more market oriented and efficiency driven

Chiuso 16/04/12 14:24

Indian investment in oil production for Trafigura

The leading multinational trading group has agreed to become a minority shareholder of the new Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited refinery plant

Chiuso 09/04/12 14:23

Vitol to pass through new frontiers of business

The giant trading house strengthens its presence in South Africa, makes new contracts in the coal procurement and places an order for 4 MR tankers newbuilding

Chiuso 02/04/12 14:21

Ethanol trading is feminine in Geneva

Alcotra’s Vice President Yasmina Rauber is in charge of chartering activities for the Belgian Group, whose component of female workers is much higher than on average

Chiuso 26/03/12 14:20

Geneva can still be the trading hub to be…

The ‘2012 Trading Forum’ organized by GTSA and HEC, has tried to give directions to a still flourishing sector, a rose which, however, has more than a thorn in its side at the moment

Chiuso 26/03/12 14:19

Canadian corn flakes at breakfast for Glencore

The Giant Swiss group, leader in many commodities trading, take over also (most of) Viterra