Tuesday, September 6, 2011
circassia frontline tankers crude oil tanker

ASIA TANKER: VLCCs Bearish On Oversupply

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–The Asian crude tanker market will likely stay weak due to persistent oversupply, while vessels carrying clean petroleum products

September 6, 2011
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Front Commander Frontline tankers

Oil Tanker Freight Rates At 1-Month High

Image courtesy Frontline LONDON (Dow Jones)–Very Large Crude Carrier shipping rates on the benchmark Middle East to Japan route (Ras Tanura/Chiba)

August 24, 2011
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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Front Lady frontline tanker vlcc

ASIA TANKER: Clean Products Cargoes Bullish On Demand; VLCCs Bottoming Out

Image: Frontline Tankers SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s freight markets for vessels carrying clean petroleum products may stay bullish in the coming

August 23, 2011
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Frontline titan orion vlcc oil tanker ship

ASIA TANKER: VLCCs Hurt By Oversupply

Image courtesy Frontline SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude tanker market may stay depressed by heavy supply as September booking begins, but

August 16, 2011
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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Atlantic Pioneer crude oil tanker

ASIA TANKER: VLCCs Lowest Since Early February, But May Recover

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude tanker market may bottom out in the coming week, with charterers rushing to fix cargoes before the completion of

August 10, 2011
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Thursday, August 4, 2011
nyk line

$680,000 per day in ship’s fuel costs… ouch. ***UPDATE***

Correction to this article…  Ship brokers MJLF & Associates pointed out to us this morning that VLCCs burn ~100MT of fuel per day, which results in

August 4, 2011
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
oil tanker

ASIA TANKER: CPPs Strong On Naphtha Demand; VLCCs Underperform

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s clean-petroleum tankers market will likely stay supported by increasing naphtha demand in the coming week, while slow

July 27, 2011
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
British Progress BP VLCC Very Large Crude Carrier

ASIA TANKER: VLCC Rates May Firm; Summer Demand Supports Clean Product Shipping

Image (c) BP p.l.c. SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude tanker market may begin to recover due to declining availability of vessels in early

July 19, 2011
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Stena Bulk VLCC crude oil tanker

ASIA TANKER: VLCCs At 2-Mo Low; CPPs Waiting For Gasoline Demand

Image courtesy of Stena Bulk SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–High availability of vessels is pressuring Asia crude tanker markets, while rates for ships that carry

July 12, 2011
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Friday, April 15, 2011

Maersk Tankers buys 3 VLCCs

Maersk Tankers has inked a deal with Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd of India for the purchase of 3 newbuild VLCCs with delivery expected for the first half

April 15, 2011
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Monday, January 10, 2011

First VLCC with electrolysis ballast water treatment system delivered

Hyundai Heavy Industries today handed over a 317,000 DWT VLCC to Oman Shipping Company (OSC). The ship, measuring 333 meters in length, 60 meters in height and

January 10, 2011
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Saturday, May 3, 2008

Birth Of A Giant – Supertanker Construction Video

This video show the 1975 construction of the tanker M/V Batillus in St. Nazaire, France. she has since been

May 3, 2008
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