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25 Jan 2010

OceanConnect Become ConocoPhillips Marine Agent
OceanConnect UK MD Graham Furse announced today that starting February 1st ...
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19 Dec 2007

OceanConnect Expands to Hull, UK
OceanConnect CEO Thomas K. Reilly announced today that Steve Wilson and Chris Todd have joined OceanConnect...
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09 Jul 2007

Henning Jensen Joins OceanConnect
OceanConnect CEO Thomas K. Reilly announced today that Henning ensen has joined OceanConnect...
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03 Feb 2005

OceanConnect and Starsupply expand Derivative Broking Alliance to Singapore
OceanConnect President Thomas K. Reilly announced today that OceanConnect and Starsupply have expanded their derivative broking alliance in New York and Singapore...
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17 Apr 2003

OceanConnect Hires Four Top Brokers
OceanConnect President Thomas K. Reilly announced today that Bill Wakeling, Robin Sargeant, John Bright and Jackie Gooby have joined OceanConnect...
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05 Mar 2003

Keystone Shipping president joins OceanConnect board of directors
Steve Harman, Chairman of OceanConnect's Board of Directors and Chief Executive of Shell Marine Products, announced that Robert K. Kurz, President of Keystone Shipping, has been elected to OceanConnect's board...
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14 Jan 2003

Mike Marco joins OceanConnect
OceanConnect President Tom Reilly today announced that Mike Marco, former president and vice chairman of McQuilling Brokerage Partners, will join OceanConnect...
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24 Sep 2002

OceanConnect Shareholders Reflect on Two Years of Growth
OceanConnect's board of directors and shareholders reflected on two years of strong growth at the company's annual meeting...
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23 Aug 2002

Bunkerfuels Korea Team Joins OceanConnect
OceanConnect President Thomas K. Reilly announced today that the entire Bunkerfuels Korea team has joined OceanConnect...
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20 Jun 2002

OceanConnect and Starsupply launch hedging service
OceanConnect President Thomas Reilly today announced the launch of a new risk management service aimed at helping shipowners and suppliers protect their profits....
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10 Apr 2002

Bunkerfuels founder joins OceanConnect
OceanConnect President Tom Reilly announced today that Bob Fitzgerald, founder of Bunkerfuels, will join OceanConnect's senior management...
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29 Jan 2002

MARINEPROVIDER TAKES EQUITY IN OCEANCONNECT
OceanConnect, the only marine fuel brokerage combining an online exchange with traditional fuel services, announced today that it has attracted another new equity partner...
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22 Jan 2002

OCEANCONNECT EXPANDS FUEL SERVICES TEAM
Clarksons Chairman Gary Weston announced today that Clarksons is increasing its equity share in OceanConnect following...
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16 Jan 2002

DS NORDEN: COST SAVINGS LEAD TO EQUITY ACQUISITION
Dampskibsselskabet Norden, one of the world's oldest and largest ship owners, has joined OceanConnect as a new equity partner...
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27 Dec 2001

CHEMOIL CORPORATION JOINS OCEANCONNECT AS EQUITY PARTNER
OceanConnect, the only marine fuel brokerage combining a transparent online exchange with traditional fuel services, has attracted the largest independent fuel supplier as a new equity partner...
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11 Oct 2001

OCEANCONNECT.COM ANNOUNCES NEW EQUITY PARTNER
OceanConnect.com, the global marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, announced today that management and technology consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton has entered into a letter of intent to become an equity partner in...
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17 Sep 2001

OCEANCONNECT AND BUNKERWORLD EXCHANGE BUNKER MARKET INFORMATION
OceanConnect, the global online marine fuels marketplace will supply Bunkerworld with price assessments from the OceanConnect transaction service. Bunkerworld, the leading information resource for the bunker market will provide news, analysis, and pricing...
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30 Aug 2001

OCEANCONNECT.COM , BOOSTED BY ALLIANCES, ACHIEVES MILLION-TON MILESTONE
OceanConnect.com, the global online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, announced that the company has reached the million-ton milestone for bunkers sold by offering the only comprehensive online and offline bunker purchasing system...
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21 Mar 2001

OCEANCONNECT.COM AND CLARKSONS REACH AGREEMENT ON BUNKER BUSINESS
OceanConnect.com, the global online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services, announced today that it has entered into a joint marketing and services agreement with integrated shipping services group H. Clarkson & Co Ltd, effective March 31. The operating alliance between OceanConnect.com and the Clarksons Bunker Group combines the transparent marketplace...
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16 Jan 2001

OCEANCONNECT.COM ANNOUNCES EQUITY PARTNERSHIP WITH P&O NEDLLOYD BV
OceanConnect.com Inc., the global online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services, announced today that P&O Nedlloyd BV has entered into a letter of intent to become an equity partner. P&O Nedlloyd is one of the world's top three container line operators, operating over 125 owned and chartered container ships under the Dutch and British flag, possibly...
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11 Jan 2001

OCEANCONNECT.COM LAUNCHES IN EIGHT MORE BUNKER PORTS
OceanConnect.com, the independent online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services, today announced transaction services for eight new ports - Fujairah, Khor Fakkan, Dubai, Gibraltar, New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk and Baltimore. The port openings follow OceanConnect.com's recent launch in the U.S. Gulf Coast. "Adding these eight new ports is...
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04 Jan 2001

OCEANCONNECT.COM HAS INSTANT CREDIT INSURANCE AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE MARINE BUNKER TRANSACTIONS
OceanConnect.com, the independent online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services today announced the introduction of an innovative feature called OceanConnect.com Credit Solutions. Through the website, up to US $1 million of credit protection could be available per ship owner closing business on the OceanConnect.com site. OceanConnect.com...
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05 Dec 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM ANNOUNCES EQUITY PARTNERSHIP WITH ARGOS OIL
OceanConnect.com announced today that Govo Beheer B.V. (Argos Oil) has signed a letter of intent to become an equity partner in OceanConnect.com, the e-commerce marketplace for the sale and purchase of bunker fuels and other marine products and services. Argos Oil is a Netherlands-based independent trader and supplier of marine fuels with bunkering services centered in the...
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29 Nov 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT SITE ENHANCEMENTS
OceanConnect.com, the global online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services, announced significant enhancements, including the addition of an 'Extension Window' and 'Bid Box.' In response to user requests, OceanConnect.com has implemented a feature to extend the auction period through an auction for three minutes, should a lower...
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13 Nov 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM ANNOUNCES EQUITY PARTNERSHIP WITH SCAMP UNDERWATER SERVICES WORLDWIDE NETWORK
OceanConnect.com Inc. announced today that Scamp Underwater Services Worldwide Network, the world leader in fuel conservation for the shipping industry through its underwater hull cleaning/propeller polishing technology, has signed a letter of intent to become an equity partner in OceanConnect.com, the global marine e-commerce marketplace for the...
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31 Oct 2000

PENINSULA PETROLEUM OF GIBRALTAR ANNOUNCES EQUITY PARTNERSHIP WITH OCEANCONNECT.COM
Peninsula Petroleum Ltd., the predominant supplier of marine fuels in Gibraltar, announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent to become an equity partner in OceanConnect.com, the e-commerce marketplace for the sale and purchase of bunker fuels and other marine products. Peninsula Petroleum Ltd., wholly owned by the Gibunco Group, operates in the ports...
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26 Sep 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM ADDS FOB TRADING CAPABILITY
OceanConnect.com, the global online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services, today announced the development of "Bid/Ask", an online transaction tool for freight-on-board (FOB) trading. The new product was announced, here, in Singapore during the APPEC conference. Using Bid/Ask, buyers and sellers...
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14 Sep 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM LAUNCHES IN U.S. GULF COAST PORTS
OceanConnect.com, the global e-commerce site for marine fuels and services, today announced transaction services for the U.S. Gulf Coast ports of Houston and New Orleans beginning Sept. 18 th . It is the first such service in the U.S. The announcement was made by OceanConnect.com's president, Tom Reilly, here, at the International Bunker Show. The company...
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25 Aug 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM LOGS 20 TRANSACTIONS, $2M+ VOLUME IN FIRST MONTH OF BUSINESS
Since opening for business July 28, OceanConnect.com, the global e-commerce site for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services, has conducted 20 transactions valued in excess of $2 million. More than 14,000 tons of bunker and diesel have been sold for delivery in ARA, Gothenburg and Singapore. Buyers were split evenly between ship...
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01 Aug 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM COMPLETES FIRST ONLINE BUNKER TRANSACTION WITH SPIRITED BIDDING
OceanConnect.com announced today completion of its first auction, just 72 hours after going 'live' in Rotterdam/ARA. In its first seven days alone, the site recorded 361,825 hits from more than a dozen countries and four continents. The transaction, which was initiated by a broker, included six Rotterdam suppliers (both majors and independents)...
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25 Jul 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM "GOES LIVE" IN ROTTERDAM/ARA
OceanConnect.com, the global e-commerce marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels and products, began operations at 01:00 GMT today as the first step in a 90-day launch period. Initial transactions will be for delivery in the Rotterdam/ARA area (The Netherlands). Transactions for delivery in Singapore, Fujairah, and the U.S. will follow shortly...
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17 Jul 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM SET TO LAUNCH IN ROTTERDAM, JULY 25
OceanConnect.com, the e-commerce marketplace for the purchase and sale of ship products and services, today announced it will launch the online system for bunker sales in Rotterdam, July 25...
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21 Jun 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM'S LATEST INITIATIVE: BROKER ADVISORY BOARD NOW BEING FORMED
Oceanconnect.com's commitment to all of its users is to embrace all segments of the marine fuels industry. To ensure that Oceanconnect.com will deliver value to the brokering community, Oceanconnect.com is creating a broker advisory board...

07 Jun 2000

MARUBENI INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD, ANNOUNCES EQUITY PARTNERSHIP WITH OCEANCONNECT.COM
Marubeni International Petroleum (Singapore) Pte Ltd ("MIPCO") a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, the global Japanese trading company...

07 Jun 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM OPENS DEMONSTRATION SITE
OceanConnect.com, the e-commerce site for the purchase and sale of marine fuels and products, today announced it will open its demonstration site to users on June 13...

26 Apr 2000

CLARKSONS NOW OCEANCONNECT.COM EQUITY PARTNER. BROKER JOINS LEADING SHIPPING COMPANIES AND SUPPLIERS
OceanConnect.com, the online marketplace for the sale of marine products and services, today announced a strategic alliance and equity partnership with Clarksons, one of the world's largest and best-known shipbrokers...
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17 Apr 2000

LEADING ENERGY INDUSTRY INFORMATION PROVIDER PETROLEUM ARGUS SIGNS ON WITH OCEANCONNECT.COM
OceanConnect.com, the online marketplace for the sale of marine products and services, today announced a strategic alliance with Petroleum Argus, the world's leading independent information provider in the international energy market...
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29 Mar 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM SIGNS JAPAN'S LARGEST REFINER NIPPON MITSUBISHI AS LATEST PARTNER
OceanConnect.com, an independent online marketspace for the sale of marine products and services, announced today that Nippon Mitsubishi Oil Corp., Japan's largest oil company, has committed to becoming an equity participant...
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28 Mar 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM ADDS YET ANOTHER MAJOR SHIPPING GROUP AS EQUITY PARTNER
OceanConnect.com, an independent online marketspace for the sale of marine products and services, announced today that Stena Bulk AB, Gothenburg, Sweden, is the latest shipping line to become an equity participant...
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21 Mar 2000

OCEANCONNECT.COM ADDS SHIPPING COMPANIES ELETSON AND KEYSTONE AS EQUITY PARTNERS
OceanConnect.com, an independent online marketspace for the sale of marine products and services, announced today that Eletson Corporation and Keystone Shipping Co. have become equity participants...
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17 Mar 2000

THE SMART WAY TO BUY MARINE FUEL
OceanConnect.com is an Internet company born of the recognition among major fuel oil suppliers that eCommerce will almost certainly alter the basic relationship between buyers and sellers of fuels and all marine services and products...
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20 Jan 2000

BP MARINE, FAMM and SHELL MARINE PRODUCTS SIGN AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP e-COMMERCE SITE FOR SALE OF MARINE FUELS
Issued jointly by BP Marine, FAMM LLC, and Shell Marine Products...
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