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Tanker Owners Benefit from China’s Oil Imports

China has overtaken America as the world leader in crude oil imports. In the first half of 2017, it averaged 8.55 million b/d of...

Sigma Tankers Fleet Crosses 50-Ship Mark

With a latest increment to its existing fleet, Heidmar Inc's subsidiary, Sigma Tankers, has surpassed the 50-ship mark in its pool. The company recently...

Ardmore to Acquire 47,500 dwt Japanese-Built Product Tanker

Bermuda-based Ardmore Shipping Corporation has proposed an acquisition of a 47,500 dwt 2008 Japanese-built product tanker. The acquisition is subject to completion of financing...

Liza Project’s 1st VLCC Arrives at Keppel Shipyard

The tanker destined for ExxonMobil's ‘Liza Phase 1’ project, offshore Guyana, has arrived at Keppel's shipyard in Singapore, SBM Offshore announced on Tuesday (November...

Q-LNG Orders USA’s First Wärtsilä Equipped LNG Fuelling Barge

The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new articulated tug barge (ATB). The...

Soaring Prices & Tight Supply, Drive LNG Tanker Speeds to 3-Year High

Average LNG tanker speeds have raced to the highest since February 2015 and voyage length has shortened dramatically as sellers seek to capitalise on...

Pantheon Tankers Places Order for 2 Tankers with STX Offshore

Pantheon Tankers has reportedly placed an order with South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore for a pair of 50,000 dwt tankers and for two optional...

Crimean Tanker, Shot by Libyan CG, Anchored at Malta

The Crimean oil tanker which was shot by a Libyan coastguard vessel after refusing orders to stop now lies anchored near the Hurd’s Bank,...

Monjasa Welcomes 119,000 DWT Tanker to Fleet, Largest Addition To Date

Monjasa has agreed terms for a 2010-built D-Class Product Tanker from SKS Tankers Holding. The new addition is set to be the largest ever...

Trafigura Announces 2nd LNG Import Project at Port Qasim, Pakistan

Trafigura, one of the world’s largest commodities trading firms, is expanding its presence in the LNG infrastructure business with a new liquefied natural gas...