Thursday, September 23, 2021
oil tanker loading

U.S. Oil Refiners Using Iraqi, Canadian Crude to Replace Storm Losses

By Arathy S Nair and Marianna Parraga HOUSTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – U.S. oil refiners hunting to replace storm-lost U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude have been turning to Iraqi and...

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 913

Sunday, August 22, 2021
Drone Photo Of A Product Tanker carrying Gasoline.

Asia Has Too Much Diesel

What will Asia do with an oversupply of diesel and what does it mean for the tanker market or bunker rates?

August 22, 2021
Total Views: 1061

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port

Oil Supertankers in Doldrums With Bunker Costs High

By Damian Shepherd (Bloomberg) — The summer doldrums are here for oil supertankers. Freight rates on the benchmark route from the Middle East to Asia have slipped to their lowest levels...

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 1289

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
tanker at sea

White House Calls on OPEC and Its Allies to Pump More Oil

By Trevor Hunnicutt Aug 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s top aides are pressuring OPEC and its allies to boost oil output to tackle rising gasoline prices that they see as...

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 960

Monday, July 19, 2021
Oil Tanker Bridge

International Seaways and Diamond S. Shipping Complete Tanker Mega Merger

New York-listed tanker companies International Seaways, Inc. (NYSE: INSW) and Diamond S Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSSI) have completed their merger, creating one of the largest publicly traded tanker companies in...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 1598

Monday, June 14, 2021

The Emirati Oil Deal That Has Infuriated Israeli Environmentalists

By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM, June 14 (Reuters) – The first cargo ships from Dubai that docked last year in the Mediterranean port of Haifa were met by celebration in Israel. Flags waved....

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 3103

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
tanker at sea

Traders Keep North Sea Crude on Tankers Despite Rally

By Sherry Su (Bloomberg) — Here’s something for oil bulls to chew on as Brent crude trades near $72: tankers are holding several million barrels of oil in the North Sea...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 1880

Sunday, May 9, 2021
oil tanker

Oil Traders Work to Avert Shortages After Cyberattack on Major U.S. Pipeline

By Sheela Tobben and Jeffrey Bair (Bloomberg) — The shutdown of America’s largest fuel pipeline after a cyberattack is threatening to send gasoline prices to the highest in seven years as...

May 9, 2021
Total Views: 4245

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
vlcc tanker

Historic Oil Price Crash Marks One Year Anniversary at $63 a Barrel

By Andres Guerra Luz and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Oil fluctuated above $63 a barrel, exactly one year after U.S. benchmark crude futures plunged below zero, with traders extending its rally...

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 1504

Friday, April 16, 2021

Canadian Crude Shipped from Newfoundland to U.S. West Coast in Unusual Demand Shift

By Sheela Tobben and Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — Canadian oil sellers are sending exports to the U.S. West Coast, an unexpected move prompted by the staggered global demand recovery from the...

April 16, 2021
Total Views: 26768

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
oil tanker loading

Tanker Mega Merger: NYSE-Listed International Seaways and Diamond S. Shipping to Combine

New York-listed tanker companies International Seaways, Inc. (NYSE: INSW) and Diamond S Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSSI) have announced an all-stock merger that will create the world’s second largest US-listed tanker...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 1737

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
port of Hodeidah, Yemen

4 Product Tankers Allowed To Dock At Yemen’s Red Sea Port

by Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition has allowed four tankers to dock at Yemen’s Red Sea port of Hodeidah, two sources familiar with the matter said, after...

March 24, 2021
Total Views: 1363

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
oil tanker loading

Supertankers Losing Millions Are a Bullish Vaccine Trade

By Alex Longley and Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — The market for moving oil across the world’s oceans is currently so bad that owners of the industry’s biggest supertankers are actually subsidizing...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 2173

lou vest oneeighteen navigation shipping

U.S. Refiners Scale Back on Hiring Ships

By Jonathan Saul and Laura Sanicola (Reuters) – U.S. refiners are scaling back on hiring ships for longer periods to save on costs in another sign of uncertainty over when...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 2224

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
oil refinery

China Seizes Ships in Sprawling $770 Million Refined Oil Smuggling Ring

BEIJING, March 16 (Reuters) – China foiled criminals seeking to smuggle nearly 1 million tonnes of refined oil worth 5 billion yuan ($770 million), with officials seizing 11 ships and...

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 28067

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Oil Tanker Bridge

Supertankers Losing Almost $7,000 a Day Amid OPEC Cuts

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Times are getting tougher by the day for oil tanker owners. With too many vessels to haul fuel, losses for supertankers on a benchmark Middle East-to-China...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 3004

Monday, March 1, 2021
Ocean Princess Tanker

VLCC Fire Sale – Singapore Tanker Tycoon O.K. Lim Liquidates One-Third His Fleet To Repay Billions Of Debt

By Jessica Jaganathan (Reuters) – About one-third of the roughly 150 ships owned by companies controlled by Singapore tycoon Lim Oon Kuin and his family have been sold as part...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 4388

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

‘Perfect Trips’: Venezuela and Iran Swap Jet Fuel for Gasoline

By Deisy Buitrago and Marianna Parraga CARACAS/MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Venezuela is shipping jet fuel to Iran in return for vital gasoline imports for the South American nation as part...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 6166

Thursday, February 4, 2021
ULCC TI Europe

2021 – Euronav Predicts Oil Freight Rate Weakness Will Continue All Year

by Charles Regnier (Reuters) – Belgium’s Euronav expects pressure on freight rates to continue until late 2021, the tanker operator said as it reported weaker than expected quarterly results on...

February 4, 2021
Total Views: 2617

Friday, January 29, 2021

China Seeks Details About Chinese Crew After Tankers Seized by Indonesia

By Yew Lun Tian and Fathin Ungku BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Wednesday it was seeking details about 25 of its nationals who were among 61 crew on two supertankers seized...

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 4329