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Geopolitical developments continue to drive maritime crude oil tanker rates

Geopolitical developments continue to drive maritime crude oil tanker rates

EIA


Following nearly 10 years of relative price stability, shipping rates for crude oil tankers have fluctuated widely since mid-2018 because of a combination of geopolitical events and changes to maritime fuel specifications. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates …

Source: Eric Gay, STF / Associated Press

Oil trading in U.S. Gulf dries up as tanker rates skyrocket

Source: Houston Chronicle


Soaring oil-tanker costs are drying up activity in the U.S. export market as sellers are slow to lower offers and buyers are skittish, according to market participants.

Some sellers have held back from offering cargoes, while others …

International Seaways prepays $100 Million

International Seaways prepays $100 Million

International Seaways Announces $100 Million Prepayment of 2017 Term Loan Facility

International Seaways, Inc. (NYSE: INSW) (the “Company” or “INSW”), one of the largest tanker companies worldwide providing energy transportation services for crude oil and petroleum products in International Flag …

October 9, 2019 - 8:40 am Closing Bell Story‎, Finance, International
Gibraltar Releases Captured Iranian Oil Tanker, US Makes Immediate Request to Seize Vessel

Gibraltar Releases Captured Iranian Oil Tanker, US Makes Immediate Request to Seize Vessel

From CNBC


An Iranian oil tanker held in Gibraltar since early July has been officially released by local authorities, although it may not sail if a U.S. application to seize the vessel proves successful.

On July 4, Gibraltar authorities with …

Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship to ‘Come Out of the Dark’

Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship to ‘Come Out of the Dark’

From Reuters


Britain told Iran on Monday that if it wants to “come out of the dark” it must follow international rules and release a British-flagged oil tanker seized by its forces in the Gulf.

Iranian commandos seized the Stena …

U.S. Warns Hong Kong to Avoid Tanker in Breach of Iran Sanctions | Hong Kong Rejects Warning

U.S. Warns Hong Kong to Avoid Tanker in Breach of Iran Sanctions | Hong Kong Rejects Warning

From Bloomberg


Pacific Bravo en route Hong Kong, senior U.S. official says accepting the ship would expose city to sanctions

The U.S. warned Hong Kong that it could face penalties if it does business with an oil tanker headed for …

May 29, 2019 - 6:35 am China, Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Trade