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Sanctions on Venezuela start to bite

Shipowners are less exposed to sanctions if they are not dealing with PDVSA directly, but there can be operational and legal risks

Venezuela US States

Crude tanker earnings fall amid Opec worries and oversupply

There are around 18 newbuilds to be delivered in the first quarter of 2019, with 10 in January alone

International Tankers and Gas

Lloyd’s List Outlook 2019: Crude tankers

Geopolitical wildcards seen testing crude tanker market recovery

International Tankers and Gas

The Interview: Ioannis Martinos

The Signal Group chief executive opens up about his different approach to commercial pool management and how he envisages the group’s growth over the next year
Big Interview Ship Management

Diamond S agrees $1.65bn merger with Capital Product Partners

The new company will control 68 crude and product tankers and will be led by Diamond S’s management team

International United States

McQuilling predicts lower earnings for most tanker trades in 2018

Weakest performer is forecast to be the Middle East Gulf-US Gulf VLCC trade amid rising US crude output

International Tankers and Gas

NAT in wider losses amid low earnings and ship sales

Net losses of suezmax specialist nearly double on year as earnings dip below breakeven level

Norway Tankers and Gas

Hope and despair in the crude tanker segment

Doomsaying persists amid depressed market conditions, but Opec and Russia may come to the rescue

Middle East and Africa US States

The Interview: Paddy Rodgers

The Euronav chief executive has completed some of the largest deals in shipping this decade to push the Belgium-based tanker firm to become the industry’s top player. He believes bigger companies tend to serve their clients better
International Big Interview

Five risks to check: Crude tankers

The down cycle has turned out longer and deeper than originally thought amid oversupply of tonnage

Tankers and Gas Mid-Year outlook

Political forces curb tanker trades with Iran again

Recurring scenes for both crude and product tanker owners as sanctions hit Iran trades, while booming LPG trade could also suffer a blow

United States Iran

Crude tanker earnings rebound as refinery maintenance season ends

Record crude runs in the third quarter could support freight earnings in the months ahead

North America United States