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The Russian oil price cap — a shipping industry users’ guide

The $60 oil price cap — which comes on top of the EU import ban on Russian seaborne crude oil and oil products, and the corresponding bans of other G7 partners — is intended to reduce the revenues Russia earns from oil. But what does this mean for shipping?

Russian Federation Tankers and Gas

Oil demand growth to slow by almost 25% in 2023, says IEA

A European Union ban on seaborne exports of Russian crude will force Moscow to redirect about 1.1m barrels per day, according to the International Energy Agency

International Tankers and Gas Energy

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Crude Tankers

MISC doubles third-quarter profits on booming tanker rates

MISC says spot rates continued to surge in the LNG shipping market in the third quarter. This was despite tonne-mile demand coming under some pressure from trade pattern shifts to shorter distances

Asia Pacific Malaysia

Oil demand downgraded amid ‘worse global energy crisis in history’

Both the International Energy Agency and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries lower oil demand forecasts in monthly reports released this week relating to the remainder of 2022 and 2023

Tankers and Gas International

Opec cuts cast cloud over VLCCs rates recovery

The largest tankers ship about 40% of the world’s seaborne crude, but 70% of all exports from the Middle East Gulf where most reductions are expected

International Tankers and Gas

EU finds legal basis for oil price cap on Russia oil as sanctions extended

Oil price cap to be integrated into existing bans on Russia crude exports, which begin on December 5, and refined products that start February 5

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Product Tankers

MISC doubles third-quarter profits on booming tanker rates

MISC says spot rates continued to surge in the LNG shipping market in the third quarter. This was despite tonne-mile demand coming under some pressure from trade pattern shifts to shorter distances

Asia Pacific Malaysia

Top Ships posts largest first-half profit since 2005

First-half revenues jumped by 53% to $38.8m

Tankers and Gas Product tankers

Tanker companies more worried about recession than ending war

Executives at tanker companies told a Marine Money forum that they were keeping a close eye on macro-economic conditions, highlighting high inflation and rising prospects of a recession

Asia Pacific Tankers and Gas

Furetank adds product tanker newbuildings

Latest order for 17,999 dwt energy efficient dual-fuel tankers lifts Swedish-designed Vinga-class series to a total of 15 units

Tankers and Gas Shipbuilding
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LPG

MISC doubles third-quarter profits on booming tanker rates

MISC says spot rates continued to surge in the LNG shipping market in the third quarter. This was despite tonne-mile demand coming under some pressure from trade pattern shifts to shorter distances

Asia Pacific Malaysia

Dorian mulls first ethane carrier orders

US-based owner of liquefied petroleum gas carriers wants to enter the ethane shipping sector as technology advances. The ethane market’s established infrastructure and lower costs make it an increasingly attractive proposition

Europe Germany

LPG shipping on track for solid rates through to 2025

Daily rates could rise to $55,000 in 2024 and $50,000 in 2025 after dipping next year due to a heavy newbuilding delivery schedule, analyst says

International Tankers and Gas

IMO to develop safety guidelines for ammonia and hydrogen

While guidelines for the use of liquefied petroleum gas have been finalised, the work to develop technical provisions for ammonia and hydrogen has begun and will hopefully be delivered to the International Maritime Organization next year

Regulation Safety
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LNG

Samsung seals $251m LNG carrier newbuilding order

SHI has won orders for 36 LNG carriers in 2022, comprising 73% of its total orderbook

Asia Pacific South Korea

DSME cancels last of three Novatek-linked LNG carriers

Contracts for two other vessels were cancelled in May and June

Asia Pacific South Korea

10 Maria Angelicoussis, Angelicoussis Group

At home, the Angelicoussis Group is the largest user of the Greek flag and makes the largest annual intake of Greek cadets

Top 100 People Dry Bulk

China seals major long-term LNG supply deal with Qatar

Deal ‘marks the longest gas supply agreement in the history of the LNG industry’, said QatarEnergy chief executive

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa
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