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Indian state refiner signs first annual deal to buy US crude

US-India longhaul trade would add to tanker demand significantly

Asia Pacific India

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

Opec cuts to hurt VLCC tonnage demand

The potential downside from the Opec production cuts may also be felt in other segments as well, Gibson Shipbrokers warns

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

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

ONE investors reveal impact of start-up ‘teething problems’

Revenues fell across the board, with MOL slipping by 24%, NYK down 14% and K Line sliding 28%

International Japan

India's growing refinery capacity to spur demand for crude tankers

Developments in new refining capacity are likely to be the main driving force behind the growth in crude import demand

Asia Pacific India

VLCC earnings improve with further upside expected

VLCCs sustain uptrend on higher vessel demand across regions, supported by high activity in advance of China’s Golden Week holidays

International Tankers and Gas

Crude tanker market ‘now past the bottom’

Jefferies believes the 2020 sulphur cap, low crude inventories, higher Opec production volumes and spiking demand will drive tanker earnings upwards

International Finance

Unipec resumes VLCC bookings in US Gulf

Sinopec’s trading arm reportedly starts buying US crude again and longhaul VLCC rates recover from early August level

Asia Pacific North America

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
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