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Posted: 8 months ago

VLCC Volatility Brings Record USD 410K Fixture

VLCC fixed for USD 411.89K per day.

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Gibson: Tanker Scrapping to Remain Low During Winter

A lack of demolition activity has been one of the key developments in tanker supply this year. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Gibson: A Quarter of 2018 Tanker Deliveries Slipped into Next Year

2018 saw strong demolition and low ordering activity. What does 2019 have in store? ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Gibson: 70+ VLCCs Poised for Delivery in 2019

Over 70 newbuild very large crude carriers (VLCCs) are scheduled for delivery next year. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Gibson: Crude Tankers Taking Cargoes from Product Tankers

Crude carrier owners seem to have found their way out of the doldrums. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Over-Ordering Déjà Vu: 24 VLCC Ordered So Far This Year

Owners continue last year’s tanker ordering spree further hindering market recovery. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

VLCC Scrapping in Q1 Breaks Last Year’s Total

2018 is off to a great start when it comes to removing of outdated tanker tonnage from the oversuppl...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Gibson: Tankers Alarmed by Demand Shift in Fuel Oil Trade

A significant demand shift across the barrel is expected ahead of IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap in 20...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Gibson: Ice Class Fleet Sees Lack of Investment

Gibson Shipbrokers: The ice class fleet witnessed a significant lack of ordering activity in the rec...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Big Fleets to Hold in Check Tanker Consolidation

Big fleets and the diverse ownership of the remainder of the VLCC fleet to cap consolidation in the...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Gibson: January Delivers Poor Tanker Returns

Extreme weakness in crude tanker market’s spot TCE returns in January left many surprised, Gib...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

2018 Another Year of Pain for Tanker Owners?

An ominous cloud seems to be hovering over the tanker market as the sector sails into another challe...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Tanker Market to Ride Out Another Year of OPEC Cuts

Aimed at rebalancing the oil market, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), joine...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

No Delay to 2020 Sulfur Cap’s Entrance into Force

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gibson: VLCC Floating Storage Tumbles

Very large crude carrier (VLCC) floating storage has witnessed a substantial drop impacted by an agr...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gibson: China Takes the Lead in Crude Oil Imports

China has risen as the world’s largest importer of crude oil, moving ahead of the United States, acc...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gibson: OPEC Puts Pressure on Crude Tanker Market

The OPEC-led production cuts are having negative implications for crude tankers, particularly very l...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gibson: MR Segment Sees Positive Developments

Although the overall performance in the product tanker market remains disappointing, some positive d...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gibson: New OPEC Cuts to Extend VLCC Woes

The very large crude carrier (VLCC) market could experience a downturn, which is likely to accelerat...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gibson: To LNG or Not to LNG?

 The current orderbook for dual-fuel vessels shows some considerable growth in shipowners’ inv...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gibson: Surge in VLCC Orders amid Attractive Prices

Attractive newbuilding prices have pushed the order count for very large crude carriers (VLCC) to ar...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

VLCC Floating Storage Set to Dwindle

The number of very large crude carriers (VLCC) engaged in non-trading activities, primarily Iranian/...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Gibson: Tanker Fleet Grows by 203 Units in a Year

After a period of very limited tanker fleet growth across all but the MR sector, the tanker fleet ha...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Gibson: Tanker Owners Told to Invest Wisely in New Tonnage ahead of Price Cuts

Prompted by difficulties in accessing new finance, shipyards are likely to reduce further the newbui...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Gibson: Lifting US Oil Export Ban a Mixed Blessing for Tanker Market

The crude tanker market stands to benefit if restrictions on U.S. crude exports are lifted, as it wi...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Gibson: Lifting US Oil Export Ban a Mixed Blessing for Tanker Market

The crude tanker market stands to benefit if restrictions on U.S. crude exports are lifted, as it wi...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago