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AET's Petrobras-bound Newbuild Shuttle Tanker Named in South Korea

Mar 25, 2022

Tanker operator AET named its new shuttle tanker Eagle Colatina earlier this week in South Korea.The vessel is the first of three purpose-built Suezmax dynamic positioning (DP2) shuttle tankers for a long-term charter to the Brazilian oil company…

UK to Phase Out Russian Oil Imports By End of 2022

Mar 08, 2022

Britain will phase out imports of Russian oil and oil products by the end of 2022, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, joining other nations including the United States in reducing their energy dependency on Russia.In response to President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade of Ukraine…

Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

Mar 08, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden announced a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports on Tuesday in retaliation for the invasion of Ukraine, underscoring strong bipartisan support for a move that he acknowledged would drive up U.S. energy prices…

US House to Vote as Soon as Tuesday on Russia Energy Import Ban

Mar 07, 2022

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote as soon as Tuesday on legislation seeking to ban the import of Russian energy products and suspend normal trade relations with Russia, a congressional aide told Reuters.The text of the proposal is expected later on Monday…

More Shuttle Tankers Needed, Rystad Says

Jan 13, 2022

More shuttle tankers will be needed in the years ahead to keep pace with a projected rise in oil volumes needing transport, Rystad Energy said.Produced volumes requiring transport key shuttle tanker markets Brazil, Canada, Norway, the U.K. and Russia are expected to rise to 3…

AET Takes Delivery of New Shuttle Tanker for Shell Charter in Brazil

Jan 05, 2022

Tanker operator AET has taken delivery of Eagle Campos, the first of another three Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) Shuttle Tankers purpose built for long-term charter to Brazil Shipping I Limited, a subsidiary of Shell.Shuttle tankers are…

LOOP Did Not Deliver Sour Crude from Storage in September

Oct 01, 2021

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, said on Friday it made no deliveries of sour crude from storage last month, following two storms that hit the U.S. Gulf Coast.The facility closed on August 28 ahead of Hurricane Ida…

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Fully Reopens After Ida Damages

Sep 10, 2021

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, has fully reopened its marine operations for imports and exports, a spokesperson said on Friday.The facility closed on Aug. 28 ahead of Hurricane Ida…

US Gulf of Mexico Oil Production Losses Lead to Cargo Cancellations

Sep 09, 2021

U.S. oil offshore losses remained at 76% on Thursday after Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf of Mexico, according to government data, which prolonged outages and caused the first oil cargo shipment cancellations to buyers in Asia.Production should…

Cambodia Seeks Return of Ship Carrying Country's First Oil Output

Aug 26, 2021

The Cambodian government is seeking the return of an oil tanker and its crew who have been detained in Indonesia, alleging that the ship had loaded oil illegally from an offshore oil field, a government official said on Thursday.The Bahamas…

Indonesia Seizes Tanker Loaded with 'Stolen' Cambodian Crude

Aug 26, 2021

Indonesia's navy is preparing to charge the captain of a ship accused of loading oil illegally in Cambodia and anchoring in Indonesian waters without permission, according to local authorities and the vessel owner.Bahamas-flagged tanker MT Strovolos…

Opinion: Weak Crude Imports in Asia Undercuts Oil Bulls

Aug 05, 2021

Another month, another weak outcome for crude oil in Asia, the world's top-consuming region, with July's imports declining for a fourth month in five as demand weakened amid high prices and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Asia's imports for July were assessed at 21…

U.S. Grants Jones Act Waiver to Company to Ease Fuel Supply Shortages after Cyber-attack on Pipeline

May 13, 2021

The U.S. government relaxed a long-standing maritime law protecting domestic shipping commerce to allow an undisclosed company to transport gasoline and diesel to ports in the East Coast after a cyberattack crippled the nation's largest fuel pipeline network…

Ship Recycling: Ship Scrap Prices Soar to Nearly $500/ton During the Pandemic

Apr 15, 2021

Dr. Anil Sharma is a wealth of knowledge on ship scrapping, having started GMS 25 years ago, getting into the business of buying and disposing of old U.S. MarAd and Russian navy ships as a sideline while teaching as a college professor in Maryland…

Altera Takes Sixth E-shuttle Tanker from Samsung

Mar 08, 2021

Altera Infrastructure recently took delivery of its newest E-shuttle tanker Altera Wind from South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries.The 103,000 deadweight tonne newbuild is the sixth and final in the series of DP2 shuttle tankers…

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