Thursday, August 4, 2011
nyk line
Maritime News

$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 a daily fuel cost of...

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 chartering activity continues to pressure crude tanker rates. The freight rate for...

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 August, while increased gasoline demand during summer is also supporting ships carrying...

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

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 clean petroleum products have remained largely steady,...

July 12, 2011
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Friday, April 15, 2011
Maritime News

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 2012. The...

April 15, 2011
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Monday, January 10, 2011
Maritime News

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 30.4 meters in...

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 scrapped.

May 3, 2008
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