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Thailand Rushes to Avert Spill After Fatal Accident on Oil Storage Ship

Mar 16, 2023

Authorities in Thailand on Thursday were working to avert a leak from a storage vessel carrying 400,000 barrels of crude oil.One crew member was killed after seawater entered the hull of the Benchamas 2 when a seal malfunctioned during maintenance earlier this week.Navy spokesperson Admiral Prokgrong Monthatphalin said multiple agencies were working to recover the body of the dead crewman, fix the leak and avert an oil spill…

Green Light for $3 Billion Oil Port off Texas Expected By Year-end

Apr 30, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners on Tuesday said it expects to have two contracts for its proposed deepwater oil export terminal by May 31 and reach a final investment decision before year-end.Enterprise's ambitious Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT)…

Chevron Charters Its First Hybrid Electric Bunker Tanker

Apr 01, 2024

Chevron has chartered its first hybrid electric bunker tanker from V-Bunkers that will be used to provide fuel to maritime customers in Singapore region.The bunker tanker is expected to consume approximately 20% less fuel compared to a conventional tanker as it goes about its operations…

Exmar Announces Leadership Change

Dec 19, 2023

Carl-Antoine Saverys has been named CEO of listed Belgian shipowner Exmar, the company announced Tuesday. Effective January 1, 2024, he will take over from Francis Mottrie who will stay on board as COO.After assuming various roles in the shipping industry…

Saudi Arabian Crude Oil Exports Fall 12%

Jun 22, 2023

“By agreeing to an additional voluntary production cut within OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) of 500,000 barrels per day in May and announcing a further independent production cut of 1,000,000 barrels per day in July…

UN Buys Tanker to Store Oil from Decaying Vessel off Yemen

Mar 09, 2023

The United Nations has purchased a large tanker to store about 1.1 million barrels of oil that will be transferred from a decaying vessel off Yemen's coast in a bid to avert an environmental disaster, officials said on Thursday.U.N. officials…

Guyana's Oil Exports Double, with Europe Taking Half of Cargoes

Jan 13, 2023

Guyana's oil exports jumped 164% last year, boosted by growing output and demand for the newest Latin American oil producer's light sweet crudes, particularly in Europe, where thirsty refiners ramped up imports to replace Russian supplies.Since…

KNOT Takes Delivery of Dual-Fuel Shuttle Tanker. Charter Secured with Eni

Aug 31, 2022

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT), an affiliate of NYK,  has taken delivery of a dual-fuel LNG shuttle tanker built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering yard in South Korea. The vessel has been named “Sindre Knutsen.”Like its sister ship “Frida Knutsen…

More US Sour Crude Heads to Germany to Replace Russia Oil

Aug 16, 2022

A second shipment of crude from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore field has sailed for Germany, according to vessel tracking data and trade sources on Tuesday, as European refiners test potential replacements for Russian oil.Europe is aiming to…

AET Unveils Shuttle Tanker for Long-term Charter to Petrobras

Jul 28, 2022

Tanker shipping company AET on Thursday named its newest vessel, Eagle Crato, the final of three Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) shuttle tankers purpose-built for long-term charter to Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, based on the agreement signed in February 2020…

Russian Oil Production up 5%; Seaborne Exports up 9.5%

Jun 14, 2022

Russia's oil production rose almost 5% in the first half of June compared with May, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the output statistics.Average daily oil production, including condensate, was 1.46 million tonnes in the first 13 days of June…

How Much Oil Does the EU Import from Russia?

May 31, 2022

The European Union has agreed to ban the bulk of imports of Russian crude and oil products in its latest round of sanctions following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.The ban on seaborne crude imports will be phased in over six months and for seaborne refined products over eight months…

Shuttle Tanker Eagle Colombo Delivered to AET

May 27, 2022

Shipping company AET on Wednesday took delivery of Eagle Colombo, its latest second generation dynamic positioning shuttle tanker (DPST) from Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).The Singapore-registered newbuild is the third and…

Eni Inks Deal for Egyptian LNG Exports to Europe

Apr 13, 2022

Italy's Eni has signed a framework agreement with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) to provide shipments of Egyptian liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Italy and Europe, the Egyptian government said on Wednesday.'The agreement also…

Samsung Delivers Shuttle Tanker to Altera

Apr 01, 2022

Altera Infrastructure, formerly known as Teekay Offshore, said it has taken delivery of a new shuttle tanker from Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.The 148,200 DWT newbuild, Altera Thule, was handed over to Altera on Thursday. The ship's…

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