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2015
DEC
23
Hong Kong Trekkers pledge HKD548,000 (US$59,000) for Sailors’ Society
Hong Kong
140 industry supporters brave the Hong Kong trail in monsoon conditions to raise funds for seafarers in need
DEC
1
2015 Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia
Hong Kong
The 8th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia was held on November 17 at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre, as part of the Hong Kong Logistics and Maritime Weeks. A total of 16 award winners were honored at the event.
NOV
23
Gulf Victory at Macau Grand Prix !
Macau International Circuit
Gulf had cause for a double celebration this weekend, as F3 man of the moment, Felix Rosenqvist, pulled off an excellent win in, what is effectively Formula 3’s “World Cup” - the Macau Grand Prix.
NOV
23
GTE AM Wins in GTE Pro at WEC Bahrain
Bahrain
The #98 Gulf-lubricated Aston Martin Vantage GTE of Paul Dalla Lanna, Pedro Lamy and Mathias Lauda, started from Pole Position and, while initially falling almost to the back of the category on the opening lap, worked its way through the GTE Am field to come home to its third GTE Am victory of the season.
NOV
19
Launch of new supply and delivery network in Brazil
Brazil
Gulf Oil Marine recently launched a new supply and delivery network with YPF BRASIL COMERCIO DERIVADOS DE PETROLEO Ltda (YPF) in Brazil, to further enhance & complement our extensive port coverage network in South America.
NOV
2
Pit Strategy: A crucial difference for Gulf and AMR in China?
Shanghai International Circuit
The Shanghai International Circuit, China is the venue, this weekend, for the penultimate round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC).
OCT
30
FEDNAV expands ice-class Handy Fleet
Hong Kong
Montreal, Quebec– International maritime bulk carrier Fednav Limited will add six new oceangoing laker vessels to its fleet in 2015. Ordered with Sumitomo Corporation and Oshima Shipyard, the environmentally advanced vessels will be built in Japan and will add substantial capacity to the company’s Great Lakes-capable fleet of ships. Gulf Oil Marine was selected to supply Fednav’s entire eco- friendly fleet in 2014.
SEP
15
European Drive Day
Nurburgring, Germany
JUL
21
Ardmore Seafox joins Ardmore Fleet
Hong Kong
Ardmore Shipping Corporation has recently announced that its latest new build vessel, the Ardmore Seafox, was delivered by SPP Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (“SPP Shipbuilding”) from the Sacheon shipyard in Korea on 25th June 2015.
JUN
23
Technical Seminars in Fuzhou and Xiamen
Fuzhou & Xiamen
Gulf Oil Marine held two technical seminars in Fuzhou and Xiamen for customers in Fujian province on 23rd & 25th June respectively. Around 60 vessel owners, ship operators and industry participants attended two events.
APR
8
Technical Seminar in Vietnam
HaiPhong, Vietnam
Gulf Oil Marine, together with our partner Alliance Logistics Management Inc., held a technical seminar in HaiPhong, Vietnam on 8th April 2015. Over 50 ship operators and some government institutions attended the event.
MAR
21
Sailor Today Sea Shore Awards 2015
Mumbai, India
The 14th Sailor Today Sea Shore Awards 2015 was held in Mumbai on 21st March to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of distinguished seafarers, shipping companies & maritime organizations.
MAR
19
Proud Sponsor for Berge Bulk - ASIAN Challenge 2015
We are proud to do our part for our customer’s team in its quest to scale Mount Kinabalu in Sailors’ Society’s 2015 Asian Challenge. All the best to the 6 Berge Bulk mountaineers!
FEB
12
GulfSea Cylcare ECA50 Technical Event
Hong Kong
Gulf Oil Marine’s new lubricant, GulfSea Cyclare ECA50, is specially designed for 2-stroke engines running at slow speeds using <0.1% sulfur distillate fuels, critical for customers’ vessel operations in the Emissions Controlled Areas (ECAs).
JAN
23
Endurance: Historic Return to Daytona for Gulf in a Landmark Motorsport Year
Daytona
2015 is a massively significant year for Gulf in terms of motorsport. Now in the eighth season of its partnership with Aston Martin Racing, Gulf is looking for its third successive world title and a third Le Mans category win, while this season also has Gulf celebrating the 40th anniversary of being the only oil company (or primary sponsor) ever to have its name on a Le Mans Winner – the Gulf-Ford GR8.