Tankers

Markets , Legislation , Tankers

US Waives Jones Act to Ease Fuel Crunch After Pipeline Hack

Waiver will allow foreign vessels to ship products from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast.

May 13, 2021

Markets , Tankers

Traders Book Tankers in Europe After Colonial Shutdown

At least six tankers ae booked to move gasoline from Europe to the U.S.

May 11, 2021

Tankers , Construction

Port of Corpus Christi, Stabilis to Build LNG Fueling Infrastructure

The partnership acknowledges the increased use of LNG as a marine fuel.

May 5, 2021

Trade , International , Tankers

Mexico Port Works on US-Sanctioned Cuban Tankers that Carry Venezuelan Oil

Work on the tankers could potentially violate sanctions on Venezuela, lawyers say.

April 30, 2021

Crude Oil , Trade , Tankers

Oil Prices Rise over 3% on Fears Suez Blockage May Last Weeks

Oil prices, however, were still headed for a third consecutive weekly loss, with the outlook for demand dented by fresh coronavirus lockdowns in Europe despite the Suez Canal blockage.

March 26, 2021

Crude Oil , Trade , International , Tankers

Oil Prices Rise after Suez Canal Ship Runs Aground Blocking Traffic

The potential disruption to supplies due to the Suez Canal incident has lifted oil prices, but “the reprieve seems temporary,” says Jeffrey Halley of brokerage OANDA.

March 24, 2021

Trade , International , Tankers

Iran Asks Indonesia to Explain Seizure of Tanker Accused of Illegal Oil Transfer

Indonesia says that oil spilled during the transfer.

January 25, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Tankers

Panama Canal LNG Vessel Bottleneck Could Last until March

Congestion delaying LNG shipments via the Panama Canal is expected to last through the peak demand winter months, traders close to the situation said on Jan. 14, although the canal’s regulator said it had made changes to speed up transit.

January 15, 2021

Tankers , Construction

Buckeye Partners Completes Second Deepwater Dock at South Texas Gateway

The completion of the second deepwater dock at South Texas Gateway at the mouth of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel enables Buckey to accommodate the berthing and loading of two vessels simultaneously.

December 30, 2020

Trade , International , Tankers

UAE Emerges as Hub for Avoiding US Oil Sanctions on Venezuela

Three UAE entities identified by Reuters have built their fleets since early 2019 with vessels that have since made mainly Venezuela-related journeys, according to vessel tracking data.

December 30, 2020