Lloyd's List is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call UK support at +44 (0)20 3377 3996 / APAC support at +65 6508 2430

Printed By


Tanker attacks: Gulf attacks may lift tanker rates

VLCC rates have already jumped to $16,000 per day on higher rates out of the Middle East Gulf, helped by the disruptions from the tanker attacks on Thursday, Clarksons reports. Owners are said to be halting new fixtures although vessels bound for the region that have just loaded and are several weeks away are still continuing their voyages for now

Owners are said to be halting new fixtures on vessels for trading with the Gulf as their concerns are deepening over the safety of calling at ports in the region. The resulting shortage of vessel supply and increase in operating costs will likely give a lift to tanker earnings

Related Content





Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts