Tanker Rates Skyrocket To Fill Colonial Pipeline Shortages
By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketed in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go due to a cyberattack on...
Designed by Finnish naval architecture firm Foreship BlueTech Ltd, the Bluetech 42 is a new eco-friendly handysize bulk carrier that features a 15 percent larger hold and 5 – 9 percent greater deadweight as compared to other vessels in its class. At the same time however, hull and structural optimization has reduced its fuel consumption/hold volume and deadweight ratios to the lowest in their class, according to Foreship.
In an announcement this week, Bulgarian ship owner Navibulgar signed a contract for 4 firm + 2 options for these vessels at Hongqiang shipyard.
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