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2010-05-11 15:33:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that it has taken delivery of the Kythira, a 6,270 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker newbuild from Qingdao Hyundai Shipyard in China. The vessel is expected to be deployed to the Company's market in the United Arab Emirates. The Company also announced it has taken delivery of the Dilos, a 4,600 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker newbuild from Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China....

2010-03-24 15:37:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Difko Chaser, a 1990-built 85,050 dwt double-hull Panamax tanker, from an unrelated third party. The vessel, which will be renamed the Aeolos, will be utilized as floating storage and is expected to go into service at the end of May 2010. Aegean plans to initially deploy the vessel to the Company's market located in...

2009-11-20 07:30:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced its Belgian subsidiary, Aegean Bunkers at Sea N.V., has been awarded a contract by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to increase the available oil pollution response capacity in the English Channel and its Atlantic approaches. Under the terms of the agreement, the Sara, a 1990-built and 2003-upgraded 7,233 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker, will serve on stand-by...

2009-04-21 15:18:00

Further Strengthens Logistics Infrastructure in West Africa PIRAEUS, Greece, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced it has taken delivery of the Linnea, a 1980-built 11,520 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker to be renamed the Aegean Star, following the Company's agreement to purchase the vessel from an unrelated third party. The Aegean Star is expected to be deployed to the Company's West African market by the end of the second...

2009-03-23 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago tomorrow, the single-hulled Exxon Valdez oil tanker collided with the Bligh Reef in Alaska, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine and ecologically significant Prince William Sound. The massive spill - caused by human error and lack of oversight - ruined one of America's most treasured natural areas and caused the deaths of millions of animals. Some species are still unrecovered and the environment remains...

2008-12-01 15:18:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that it has taken delivery of the Paros, a 4,645 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker newbuild from Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China. The Paros will be deployed to the Company's Singapore market. Including the Paros, Aegean now has a current bunkering delivery fleet of 31 vessels and barges, of which 26 are double hull. The Company expects to take delivery of 21 remaining...

2008-06-26 12:02:40

By Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times Jun. 26--Hopes of fishermen throughout Washington and Alaska were sunk Wednesday when the Supreme Court slashed the amount of punitive damages that Exxon must pay for the epic Exxon Valdez oil spill nearly two decades ago. The high court, in a 5-3 decision, found that punitive damages could not be larger than the compensatory damages for actual losses from the spill, which totaled $507.5 million. The justices rejected the amount -- $2.5 billion...


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