Tankers

This page features all the latest news and developments in tankers and liquid bulk shipping

Tankers

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July 15, 2019

Gibraltar took the decision to seize an Iranian tanker last week solely because the ship was in breach of European Union sanctions and not on...
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Scorpio Tankers

July 12, 2019

Pacific Green Technologies, developer of the ENVI-Marine™ emission control system, announced that Scorpio Tankers has confirmed that it has ordered a further 14 ENVI-Marine™ emission control...
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July 12, 2019

The Asian Suezmax market was watching developments cautiously Thursday after oil major BP’s tanker, the British Heritage, was allegedly approached by Iranian vessels in the...
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Tsakos

July 11, 2019

TEN announced an up to 36-month charter to a major European oil concern, for a suezmax tanker currently operating in the spot market on a...
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July 9, 2019

Oil tanker owners are avoiding sending their ships to the Middle East’s main refueling hub after a spate of attacks on vessels in the past...
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July 7, 2019

An oil tanker damaged in a bombing that was blamed on Iran is back in business. The ship’s first destination: Iran. (more…)
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epa05142254 The Starla, an Iranian large crude oild tanker with a cargo-carrying capacity of 317,000 dead weight tons, is moored at a buoy of South Korea' largest oil refiner SK Energy off Ulasan, South Korea's southeast coast, 04 February 2016. It marks the second time an Iranian crude oil carrier has made a call at a South Korean port since 17 January, when the international community lifted most economic sanctions against the Middle East country.  EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT

July 5, 2019

British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step...
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July 1, 2019

Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) has suspended the bunker craft operator licence of Inter-Pacific Petroleum Pte Ltd, the MPA said in a statement on Thursday....
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DSME

June 28, 2019

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major South Korean shipyard, said Thursday it has secured an order to build a very large crude carrier...
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June 26, 2019

In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world’s second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over....
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June 25, 2019

In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world’s second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over....
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VLCC

June 24, 2019

VLCC spot freight rates between the Arabian Gulf and China rose 101% in the days between 13 June 2019 and 20 June 2019, in the...
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June 20, 2019

Frontline has acquired a scrubber-fitted very large crude carrier (VLCC) resale under construction at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) that is expected to be delivered...
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MIDEAST-TANKER

June 20, 2019

The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it...
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An oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman, June 13, 2019. ISNA/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

June 19, 2019

If, despite its firm denials, Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf last week and a further four last month, they...
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