Tankers

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

Tankers

vlcc

October 4, 2019

VLCC freight for ships on the 270,000 mt USGC/Caribbean-China route moved up over 5% Wednesday, the highest level since S&P Global Platts began assessing the...
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OSG

October 3, 2019

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has taken delivery of two 50,000 dwt class product and chemical tankers at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea. (more…)
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October 3, 2019

Freight rates for U.S. crude tankers bound for Asia were bid up to a more than three-year peak this week as U.S. sanctions on a...
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October 1, 2019

Teekay Tankers said average daily rates for Aframax and Suezmax tankers have jumped 50% in the days following United States sanctions on two units of...
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October 1, 2019

The escalating US-China trade war, if not settled in October as per the planned meeting between authorities of the two countries, will impact not only...
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September 30, 2019

A fire that spread across two oil tankers in a South Korean port injured 10 people on Saturday, coastguard and fire officials said, adding the...
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September 30, 2019

Hafnia has acquired two 2015-built medium range product tankers from Gestion Maritime. (more…)
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Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port, July 21, 2019. Picture taken July 21, 2019.  Iran, Mizan News Agency/WANA Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

September 30, 2019

The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker arrived at Dubai’s Port Rashid on Friday after sailing out of Iranian waters, according to Refintiv shipping data, after it...
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LR1

September 30, 2019

Freight rates for shipping naphtha and other clean oil products from the Middle East to Japan have jumped 13% to their highest levels in nearly...
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Cosco

September 30, 2019

Shipping brokers around the world are being swamped with calls from oil traders looking for replacement ships after the U.S. blacklisted dozens of tankers operated...
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Tanker and small boat

September 27, 2019

Oil-tanker costs are surging after the U.S. slapped sanctions on Chinese companies it accused of hauling Iranian crude, prompting a scramble in freight markets to...
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September 27, 2019

China’s Unipec has made replacement bookings for four oil shipments from the Middle East Gulf after the United States imposed sanctions on the tanker subsidiaries...
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Bunga-Allium

September 27, 2019

Maersk Product Tankers has entered an agreement to purchase seven second-hand Handy vessels. Built in Korea in 2009 and 2010, the vessels are of shallow...
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Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port, July 21, 2019. Picture taken July 21, 2019.  Iran, Mizan News Agency/WANA Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

September 26, 2019

British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero is still being held in Iran, despite Tehran lifting a detention order on the vessel, its owner said on Wednesday....
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VLCC-tanker

September 26, 2019

Tanker freight rates soared to their highest levels of the year this week as Asian importers scrambled to secure crude supplies from the U.S. after...
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