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Total Charters LNG Dual-fuel VLCCs

Apr 07, 2020

Malaysian shipowner AET said it signed a deal with Total's Chartering and Shipping Services SA for the time charter of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel very large crude carriers (VLCC). The two newbuilds, which are able to carry about 300,000 tons of crude oil each, are scheduled to be delivered to AET from the first quarter of 2022.The two newbuilds will be powered by LNG and will be among the most environmentally friendly VLCCs in the market…

Surging VLCC Rates Impact US Crude Oil Shipments to Asia

Jan 10, 2024

The economic incentive to import oil from the U.S. Gulf Coast to Asia has closed as the cost of booking supertankers on the route has surged amid a jump in bookings for the vessels, traders said this week.With the arbitrage for U.S. shipments closed…

Euronav Acquires 3 Newbuild VLCCs

Feb 12, 2020

Belgium's tanker shipping company Euronav NV has entered into an agreement for the acquisition through resale of three very large crude carrier (VLCC) newbuilds.The three VLCCs are currently completing construction at the DSME shipyard in South…

Daewoo Wins Aggelikousis Order for 3 Ships

Dec 09, 2019

South Korean shipbuilding major Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co (DSME) said that it has secured a US$380 million order to build three vessels from Angelicoussis Shipping Group (ASGL), the Greek provider of marine shipping services…

LR Approves New LNG-Fueled VLCC Design

Dec 04, 2019

The UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted approval in principle (AiP) to a quartet for an LNG-fueled VLCC design that uses a prismatic GTT Mark III membrane LNG tank.The AiP was granted to China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES)…

Teekay Expects Strong Tanker Market

Nov 13, 2019

The tanker market fundamentals are expected to be strong through the upcoming winter months and into 2020 on the back of firm tanker tonne-mile demand, low fleet growth over the next two years, and supportive near-term factors, including the impact of IMO 2020 and geopolitical factors…

Navios Acquisition Fleet Reaches 41

Nov 07, 2019

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, the provider of transportation of petroleum products (clean and dirty) and bulk liquid chemicals, announced that its fleet consisted of a total of 41 vessels as of November 7, 2019.The owner and operator of tanker vessels said that out of 41 vessels…

Hunter Group Takes Delivery of 3rd VLCC

Nov 01, 2019

Norwegian investment company Hunter Group said that its wholly owned subsidiary Hunter Tankers has taken delivery of its third newly built very large crude carrier (VLCC) and subsequently delivered it to its new owner.The new VLCC with hull number 5457…

Exmar Reports Strong Earnings for VLCCs

Oct 27, 2019

Belgium's Exmar, the Nicolas Savery-led shipowner, reported strong earnings for the very large gas carriers (VLCCs), and midsize gas carriers for the the third quarter of 2019. The current trading fleet of Exmar in the VLGC segment is the 83…

Hunter Tankers Takes Delivery of ECO VLCC

Sep 24, 2019

Hunter Tankers, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian investment company Hunter Group, has taken delivery of its first of seven identical ECO design VLCC newbuildings, the Hunter Atla.The vessel was handed over from the South Korean shipbuilding…

DHT Holdings Bags 3-Year Time Charter

Aug 13, 2019

Bermuda-based crude oil tanker company announced that  it has entered into a three year time charter with a leading refining company for one of its 2012 built very large crude carriers (VLCC).The charter will commence after the vessel completes a scrubber retrofit in the fourth quarter of this year…

New Aframax Tanker Makes First N. American Call

Apr 07, 2019

The Aframax tanker ProStar recently made its first North American delivery to discharge 442,131 barrels of jet fuel at Seaport Canaveral.'820-foot-long ProStar – first of its kind vessel to berth at Port – makes its inaugural North American delivery of transportation fuels to Seaport Canaveral…

Port of Corpus Christi Readies VLCC Terminal

Mar 29, 2019

The fourth-largest port in the United States in total tonnage, Port of Corpus Christi has leased land where it hopes to build the nation's first export terminal to load very large crude carriers (VLCC).The Port of Corpus Christi Commission approved…

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