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Stars will ‘start to align’ by third quarter, says Alphatanker

Alphatanker sees the foundations being laid for a strong year in 2020 that it thinks will be similar to 2015

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Clean trading dries up for newbuilding VLCCs

Traders warn conditions promoting clean trades have ended as falling demand and reduced production affecting key seaborne routes

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How important are shifting VLCC trade flows?

Oversupply remains a significant headwind to tanker rates

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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

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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

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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

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Lloyd’s List Outlook 2019: Crude tankers

Geopolitical wildcards seen testing crude tanker market recovery

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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

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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%

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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

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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

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