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Crude markets diverging in Atlantic Basin

Jun 18, 2021

Vortexa shows diverging trends for crude arrivals heading to key Atlantic Basin buyers.

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Jun 18, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

In celebration of Pride month, Vortexa invited special guest Tony McCaffery, Founder and Managing Director of Diversity Co; the home of equity, diversity and inclusion consultancies to share his own experiences as a queer and mixed-race person of colour living with disabilities. We asked Tony to further educate us on the subject of intersectionality and most importantly, to articulate how best we can actively support LGBTQIA+ communities.

Jun 17, 2021
Company News
Company News

Vortexa Freight Analytics is set to become the critical decision tool for shipping market players to identify, capture and optimise trading opportunities at unheard levels of speed, accuracy and foresight.

Jun 16, 2021
Freight
Freight

Vortexa has launched a suite of brand new Freight Analytics features so charterers, ship owners, analysts and traders can make high-stakes strategic freight decisions with confidence and seize lucrative opportunities before others.

Jun 16, 2021
Freight
Freight
Insight
LNG
Latin America/South America
Middle East
South America
US

Despite encouraging LNG pricing fundamentals, freight rates could plateau on the back of thinning US exports, reduction in tonne-miles and an influx of LNG carrier tonnage.

Jun 15, 2021
Oil & Gas
APAC
China
Crude
Freight
Insight
Venezuela
tax

A flood of diluted bitumen cargoes has rapidly filled up storage tanks in Shandong, as traders and refiners scrambled to offload the cargoes before the consumption tax on diluted bitumen imports kicked in on 12 June. With this new tax in place, independent refiners are expected to cut back on diluted bitumen and raise Malaysian crude blends and fuel oil imports to meet their feedstocks requirements.

Jun 11, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with Arthur Richier, a Senior Freight Analyst to find out what day-to-day life looks like, what significant milestones he has had at Vortexa, and what he really thinks of our company culture...

Jun 10, 2021
Freight
CPP / Clean
Crude
East of Suez
Europe
Fleet Distribution
Insight
LR2
Tankers
Tonne-miles

The OPEC+ announcement to stick to an increase in supply of crude has to date failed to kickstart a morose market. Using Argus Media pricing and Vortexa flows and freight data, we explore whether the expected second half of the year rally is due to materialise.

Jun 10, 2021
Data Science & Technology
Data Science
Pandas
Python SDK
Technology
VorTECHsa

This article is for engineers who use Apache Parquet for data exchange and don’t want nasty surprises.

Jun 10, 2021
OIl & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Freight
Gasoline
Insight
New York
PADD 1
PADD 3
US

As European gasoline and blending component imports dominate seaborne flows into PADD 1, we take a look at if this could be the beginning of a long term structural change. We also explore other points of gasoline resupply into PADD 1.

Jun 9, 2021
Data Science & Technology
ARA
Crude
Data Science
Europe
Oil & Gas
Python SDK
Technology
VorTECHsa

On the 27th May, Product Specialist Amy Lees and Machine Learning Engineer Christos Hadjinikolis analysed the quality of crude imported into the ARA region, a key refining hub in Northwest Europe, using Vortexa’s Software Development Kit (SDK). This blog investigates further into their methodology.

Jun 7, 2021
Oil & Gas
Asia
CPP / Clean
DPP
Europe
Insight
US
refinery

May saw arrivals of crude and products in West of Suez surging, while East of Suez markets disappointed across the barrel. There is room for improvement, but low crude activity merits caution. 

Jun 4, 2021
Freight
Asia
Insight
LPG
PADD 3
Panama
Tonne-miles
US
VLGC
Vessel Utilisation

North American LPG shipments to Asia may come at a higher price this summer due to multiple forces pressuring the economics of the trade.

Jun 4, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with Sebastian Prowse, a Senior Shipping Specialist to find out what day-to-day life looks like, what significant milestones he has had at Vortexa, and what he really thinks of our company culture...

Jun 2, 2021
Freight
Aframax
Crude
Europe
Fleet Distribution
Insight
Suezmax
Tankers
Tonne-miles
US
Vessel Utilisation

Cheaper Suezmax freight rates led to increased employment for US - Europe flows. Will this trend continue amidst a positive environment for European crude imports?

Jun 2, 2021
Oil & Gas
APAC
China
Diesel
Freight
Gasoline
Insight
South Korea
tax

China’s new consumption tax on imports of mixed aromatics and light cycle oil (LCO) is about to turn the tides of its domestic supply and exports of gasoline and diesel/gasoil. Downside risks on MR tanker demand looms ahead.

May 28, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with Conor Stone, a Product Specialist based in the Americas, to find out what day-to-day life looks like, what significant milestones he has had at Vortexa, and what he really thinks of our company culture...

May 27, 2021
Event News
Event News
Python SDK
Technology
VorTECHsa

In this webinar, Vortexa’s industry experts Amy Lees, Product Specialist and Christos Hadjinikolis, Senior Software Engineer, explored how to effectively use the SDK to interrogate extensive cargo movements data and analysed clear trends in the quality of the crude slate going into ARA.

May 27, 2021
Freight
Europe
Far East
Insight
LPG
LR1
LR2
Latin America
Naphtha
Tankers
Tonne-miles
Vessel Utilisation

Elevated naphtha exports from Europe supported long-haul voyages in favour of LR2 tankers. Yet, will this trend contribute to uplift LR2 freight rates?

May 26, 2021
Freight
Americas
Crude
Europe
Far East
India
Insight
Middle East
Suezmax
Tankers
VLCC
Vessel Utilisation

Declining volumes towards the Far East limits tanker demand, but long-haul voyages to India keep VLCC and Suezmax tanker utilisation in balance.

May 26, 2021
Oil & Gas
Baltic
Europe
Fuel Oil
Gasoline
Insight
Middle East
PADD 3
US
VGO

US Gulf Coast imports of fuel oil and VGO are climbing as the region’s refiners respond to rising US gasoline demand.

May 21, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a DevOps Engineer looks like at Vortexa? We sat down with Gabriel Uliano to discover what energises him most about his role, whom he collaborates with, and what day-to-day duties really involve...

May 20, 2021
Oil & Gas
Africa
Brazil
Crude
Europe
Insight
Mediterranean
US
West Africa

Atlantic Basin crude/condensate departures (including intra-country movements) totaled 21.2 mn b/d in April, the highest, albeit marginally, since May 2020. 

May 18, 2021
OIl & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Freight
Gasoline
Insight
New York
PADD 1
PADD 3
US

As the US Colonial pipeline system restarts after its historic outage and panic buying subsides in the East Coast and Southeastern markets, we look towards waterbourne gasoline cargos to solve the regional stock imbalances.

May 17, 2021
Freight
Asia
Crude
India
Insight
Suezmax
VLCC
refinery

Vortexa data shows at least 12mn bbl of crude has been delayed in discharging into key ports along India’s west coast, following the arrival of Cyclone Tauktae.

May 14, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with William Holeman, a Lead Market Analyst in the Americas, to find out what day-to-day life looks like, what significant milestones he has had at Vortexa, and what he really thinks of our company culture...

May 13, 2021
Company news
Company News
insights

Jacques Gabillon revealed as Vortexa's new Chairman, succeeding VAKT CEO Etienne Amic, and Energy Innovation Capital becomes a new investor as global growth surges.

May 12, 2021
Freight
Crude
Diesel
Gasoil
Insight
LR2
Suezmax
UK
VLCC
West Africa

An ailing crude market has driven charterers to employ newbuild crude tankers for East-to-West of Suez CPP cargo transits, adversely impacting LR2 demand.

May 11, 2021
OIl & Gas
Export
Import
Insight
LNG
Transatlantic
US

Vortexa outlines how supply and demand dynamics appear to be improving for LNG markets in a supportive price environment

May 11, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Former ExxonMobil Trader, Michael Ita and Former Energy Intelligence Head of Business Development, Fedor Moisseyev join Vortexa’s EMEA commercial function as global growth continues to surge.

May 10, 2021
OIl & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Freight
Gasoline
Insight
New York
PADD 1
PADD 3
US

Should the Colonial Pipeline network remain down for more than a few days, East Coast and Southeastern markets will start to see supply hiccups and related price spikes.

May 10, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Raising awareness of mental health has never been more critical. Vortexa has been looking back at how the pandemic shaped our attitudes towards discussing mental wellbeing and what new practices we have implemented as a result. We also sat down with Work and Happiness Coach Natasha Chatur, to gain expert insight on how we can all foster resilient coping mechanisms when undergoing stress or anxiety.

May 7, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a People Operations Specialist looks like at Vortexa? We sat down with Dominika Wojcik to discover what energises her most about her role, whom she collaborates with, and what day-to-day duties really involve...

May 6, 2021
Event News
CPP / Clean
DPP / Dirty
Event News
Freight
Fuel For Thought
Fuel Oil
Gasoil
Gasoline

On the 6th May, our Analyst team came together to discuss the Clean Petroleum Products (CPP) and Dirty Petroleum Products (DPP) market in light of recent global events.

May 6, 2021
OIl & Gas
China
Crude
Diesel
Insight
refinery

China's crude imports have slowed in April. A rebound in Q3 is faced with headwinds as refiners look to draw down their stockpiles amid elevated crude prices.

May 5, 2021
OIl & Gas
DPP
Europe
Fuel Oil
Insight
Latin America/South America
Middle East
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's imports of dirty petroleum products are strengthening as the country gears up for peak summer demand.

May 5, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Internationally experienced oil and gas sales expert Atin Kapur to head up Vortexa’s Singapore office as Managing Director as APAC growth continues to surge after the recent $19M Series B funding round.

May 2, 2021
OIl & Gas
Asia
Crude
Diesel
Export
Gasoline
Import
Insight
Naphtha
Transatlantic
US
refined products
refinery

Vortexa outlines how naphtha has had a strong demand recovery but increasing demand for road fuels gasoline and diesel could incentivise refiners to adjust their yields to make less naphtha.

Apr 30, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with Phuc Nguyen, a Lead Site Reliability Engineer, to find out what day-to-day life looks like, what significant milestones he has had at Vortexa, and what success really looks like in his role...

Apr 29, 2021
OIl & Gas
CPP / Clean
Crude
DPP / Dirty
Freight
Oil & Gas
Tankers
Tonne-miles

Claims from top trading houses and research analysts that oil demand is set for a roaring comeback as soon as this summer has divided market experts. Vortexa weighs in.

Apr 28, 2021
Event News
Event News
Freight
Oil & Gas
Past webinar

On 27th April 2021, industry leaders and expert analysts from Vortexa, ZE PowerGroup, Argus Media and Windward discussed the rise of analytics and their impact on freight and energy markets.

Apr 23, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life looks like at Vortexa for a Marketing & Events Manager? We sat down with Lauren Thorpe to understand what makes everyone tick at Vortexa, what kind of qualities someone needs to have to excel here and how our culture impacts day-to-day life...

Apr 22, 2021
Market Report
Market Report

As lockdowns are eased and vaccinations are rolled out globally, it's time to analyse the global gasoline market. Will gasoline trade get a summer boost, affecting arbitrage and trade flows, and what will impacted freight markets look like in the coming months?

Apr 21, 2021
OIl & Gas
Crude
Export
Gasoline
Import
Insight
Latin America/South America
PADD 1
PADD 3
Transatlantic
US
refined products

Vortexa outlines how Latin American countries are increasing imports of crude and refined products whilst simultaneously exporting refined products into storage hubs, suggesting an oversupplied region.

Apr 16, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with Jay Maroo, our Senior Market Analyst, to find out what day-today life looks like, what significant milestones he has had at Vortexa to date and what success looks like in his role...

Apr 15, 2021
Oil & Gas
Caribbean
Gasoline
Infographic
Insight
Oil & Gas
PADD 1
PADD 3
US
West Africa

Vortexa's infographic analyses gasoline/blending components volumes loading and in transit as they start to slow. As US refineries increase runs to meet domestic demand, European imports could be forced to find alternative destinations.

Apr 15, 2021
OIl & Gas
China
Crude
Freight
India
Latin America/South America
Med
US
refinery

Vortexa outlines how global crude imports show a slow recovery for refiners.

Apr 12, 2021
OIl & Gas
Gasoline
Insight
Latin America/South America
PADD 1
PADD 3
Transatlantic
US
VGO
WAF
refined products

Vortexa outlines how the the peak in European gasoline loadings destined for the Atlantic Basin will slow and why.

Apr 12, 2021
Data Science & Technology
Data Science
Python SDK
Technology
VorTECHsa

In our last tech blog post, we detailed how making a very small change to some complex production Python code, introducing Rust to handle a code hot-spot, led to dramatically better performance. Now is the time for more details.

Apr 9, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life looks like at Vortexa for a Senior Data Scientist? We sat down with Achilleas Sfakianakis to understand what makes everyone tick at Vortexa, what kind of qualities someone needs to have to excel here and how our culture impacts day-to-day life...

Apr 7, 2021
Freight
CPP / Clean
China
Crude
Diesel
Europe
Floating Storage
Freight
Houston
Insight
Middle East
PADD 3
Rotterdam
Singapore
Tankers
VLCC
Vessel Availability

Explore Q1 2021 freight market update based on Vortexa data.

Apr 7, 2021
OIl & Gas
Asia
DPP
Fuel Oil
Insight
Latin America/South America
Middle East
PADD 3
US
VGO

Vortexa outlines how the decline in US fuel oil and dirty feedstocks exports has impacted buyers in Latin America, Caribbean and Asia.

Apr 1, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with our Syed Ahmad, our Lead Product Specialist based in the London office, to find out what day-today life looks like, what advice he has for people hoping to join Vortexa and what inspired him to join us in the first place...

Mar 31, 2021
Market Report
Market Report

Key refining hubs around the globe are currently all doing the same thing: exporting way more diesel. The wave of diesel at sea is so huge that it is set to affect most industry players in some way. We detail the flows and investigates the underlying rationales.

Mar 31, 2021
Oil & Gas
Insight
Oil & Gas

On Thursday September 25, 2020, Vortexa detected a diversion of reformate away from New York.  Tanker Challenge Prospect 2, chartered by Repsol and lifting out of Tarragona, changed destinations and instead of crossing westbound across the Atlantic, delivered its cargo to Amsterdam. 

Mar 30, 2021
Data Science & Technology
Data Science
JavaScript
Python SDK
Technology
VorTECHsa

There are times when adopting a standard approach just isn’t good enough. This post is about making minimal changes for maximum effect where it matters.

Mar 29, 2021
Oil & Gas
Infographic
Insight
Oil & Gas
Suez Canal

Vortexa's infographic analyses oil & gas trading concerns associated with the vessel jam in Suez Canal. The most interesting flow concerns biodiesel feedstocks to Europe, where about a full quarter of monthly import needs may currently be stuck.

Mar 29, 2021
Oil & Gas
Asia
Diesel
Far East
Gasoil
Insight
Latin America/South America
Middle East
STS
VLCC
West Africa

Latin American diesel imports via ship-to-ship transfers (STS) off west Africa are on track to hit a multiyear high of around 230,000 mt in March, up from less than 90,000 mt in February.

Mar 26, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life looks like at Vortexa for a Senior Market Analyst? We sat down with Pamela Munger to dig deeper into what energises her most about working at Vortexa, how she would describe her role and who she collaborates with most in the company…

Mar 25, 2021
Asia
CPP / Clean
Crude
DPP
Europe
Freight
Insight
Middle East
Oil & Gas
Suez Canal
US

A breakdown of the impact on oil, freight and flows in the aftermath of the Suez Canal blockage.

Mar 25, 2021
Oil & Gas
Insight
Oil & Gas
Suez Canal

In a video, Vortexa's Managing Director Clay Seigle reviews continuing events at the Suez Canal and discusses potential oil market repercussions.

Mar 24, 2021
Insight
Oil & Gas
Suez Canal

Vortexa has so far identified ten tanker ships carrying about 13 million barrels of Mideast crude that could be affected by Tuesday's blockage of the Suez Canal. More oil flows could be at risk unless the interruption is quickly resolved.

Mar 19, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with our Head of Sales in APAC, Derrick Tee to find out what inspired him to join Vortexa, what some of his biggest milestones have been to date and what success really looks like for a sales head...

Mar 19, 2021
Freight
Asia
Far East
Freight
Insight
LPG
LR1
LR2
Middle East
Naphtha
Vessel Availability
Vessel Utilisation

As naphtha continues to find outlets towards the East, LR2 utilisation is on the rise in March, helping resurrect rates from multi-year lows. But widening LPG discounts to naphtha are expected to put a lid on Asia's naphtha imports in the coming months. 

Mar 17, 2021
Event News
Asia
Crude
Diesel
Gasoline
Oil & Gas
Webinar
biofuels
refinery

Our 'On the road to recovery: Asia's crude and products trade flows in 2021' webinar was hosted by Vortexa Lead Market Analyst, Serena Huang and Product Specialist, Teo Rui Jie on 16 March, who together discussed the outlook for Asia's trade flows and freight markets.

Mar 12, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life looks like at Vortexa for a Commercial Analyst? We sat down with Alice Kavanagh to dig deeper into what energises her most about working at Vortexa, how she would describe her role and who she collaborates with most in the company…

Mar 11, 2021
Freight
Europe
Freight
Gasoline
Houston
Insight
Latin America
MR tankers
Norway
PADD 1
PADD 3
US
Vessel Availability
Vessel Utilisation

The recent drop in US refinery throughput following the North American winter storm has strengthened transatlantic gasoline flows, while exerting pressure on Medium Range (MR) tankers operating in the Americas. But looking forward, the tables could be turned.

Mar 8, 2021
Insight
People & Culture

The global event of International Women’s Day (IWD) on the 8th March offers us the annual opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. IWD also provides us with the space to reflect on how far we’ve come and also what’s ahead. There is no doubt we have come a long way, but there’s still an incredibly long way to go.

Mar 5, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with Romain Guion, Head of Signal Processing & Enrichment to discover what some of his biggest milestones have been to date, what day-to-day life really looks like and what makes a head of department truly successful...

Mar 5, 2021
Data Science & Tech
Data Science
Python SDK
Technology
VorTECHsa
Vortexa Academy

With the launch of Vortexa Academy, we demonstrate one of the Python for the Energy Industry course notebooks to show the powerful ability of the Vortexa SDK and how it can assist in daily analytics and trading decisions. 

Mar 4, 2021
Market Report
Market Report

A year after the introduction of IMO 2020 and the onset of Covid-19, fuel oil is now back in the spotlight amid strengthening fundamentals. We examine the key factors impacting supply and demand this year and what lies in store for trade flows.

Mar 4, 2021
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Gasoline
Infographic
LPG
Oil & Gas
PADD 3
US

Which Texas clean product export terminals were impacted the most during the freeze? Our infographic details the terminals with the largest weekly export volatility and who is recovering the quickest.

Mar 4, 2021
Event News
Event News
Webinar

During the March 3rd webinar, Vortexa experts Clay Seigel, Conor Stone, and Will Holeman discussed the impact of the Saudi cut on the oil market and the tanker freight market, with consequences for players ranging from US shale operators and refiners to midstream asset owners and financial oil investors.

Mar 4, 2021
Freight
Asia
Crude
Freight
Insight
Johan Sverdrup
Norway
VLCC
Vessel Availability
Vessel Utilisation

The VLCC market share of Johan Sverdrup volumes continues to increase at the expense of Aframax and Suezmax tanker segments, highlighting the demand for longer-haul routes.

Feb 26, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life looks like at Vortexa for a Product Specialist? We sat down with Amy Lees to dig deeper into what energises her most about working at Vortexa, how she would describe her role and who she collaborates with most in the company…

Feb 26, 2021
Event News
Crude
Event News
Fuel For Thought
Oil & Gas
Past webinar
oil price

Vortexa CEO Fabio Kuhn joined Bloomberg's IP Week panel discussion to discuss what demand recovery might look like across the commodities ecosystem in 2021, alongside leaders from Vitol, VARO Energy, and JP Morgan.

Feb 25, 2021

In this blog we analyse 4 anomalies in shipping routes that can signal of trading opportunities: tanker speed, areas of congestion, competitor movements as well as vessel routes and destination. 

Feb 24, 2021
Event News
Event News
Freight
Webinar

To kick off IP Week 2021, Reuters Events and Vortexa were proud to partner on the event 'Driving Freight Forward: A digital analytics roadmap to growing the freight markets of the future'  on 22 February 2021.

Feb 23, 2021
Oil & Gas
Australia
CPP / Clean
Crude
Freight
Insight
Oil & Gas
refinery

Australia's Altona refinery closure is expected to raise the country's refined product imports, with supplies from Exxonmobil's Singapore refineries. MR tanker freight rates to receive support from additional demand for the route.

Feb 19, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with our Head of Finance, Planning & Analysis, Anish Patel to find out what inspired him to join Vortexa, what advice he has for people hoping to join and what he really thinks of our company culture...

Feb 17, 2021
Oil & Gas
ARA
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Europe
Insight
Oil & Gas
US

European diesel/gasoil exports to PADD 1 in February are set to approach record highs seen in November amid tepid European demand and a cold snap in the US northeast.

Feb 12, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what a day in the life looks like at Vortexa for a Full Stack Engineer? We sat down with Pawel Pietruszka to discover what winning qualities you need to succeed, what energises him most about his position and who he collaborates with most in the company...

Feb 11, 2021
Freight
Insight
People & Culture

$19 million Series B cash injection is accelerating Vortexa's product development and fuelling an international hiring surge across the board in Singapore, London and USA offices.

Feb 11, 2021
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Crude
Diesel
Gasoline
Infographic
Insight
Oil & Gas
US
refined products

We put the spotlight on the key US crude and product net flows to watch.

Feb 10, 2021
Freight
Freight
Insight
People & Culture

Vortexa joins over 600 organisations who have signed the Neptune Declaration; a global call to action to urgently end the ongoing humanitarian crisis where over 400,000 seafarers are stranded at sea.

Feb 8, 2021
Event News
Event News
JavaScript
Technology
VorTECHsa

Lessons learnt from building a high volume data processing pipeline in Javascript, straight from the experts.

Feb 5, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with a Head of Services, Jakub Korzeniowski to find out what inspired Jakub to join Vortexa, what advice he has for people hoping to join and what he really thinks of our company culture...

Feb 4, 2021
Crude
Event News
Floating Storage
Freight

From the 26-28 January, Vortexa partnered with Argus to present at the Argus Crude Live online conference, alongside industry leaders.

Feb 3, 2021
Oil & Gas
Asia
China
Insight
LPG
Naphtha
Oil & Gas
US

The cold snap in North Asia ensured steady LPG export demand throughout January even as US propane prices reached their highest levels in over two years.

Feb 2, 2021
Oil & Gas
APAC
Infographic
Oil & Gas
US
biodiesel
biofuels

Which regions will see the largest growth in new renewable diesel capacity additions in 2021? Our infographic details the top importing and exporting regions for biodiesel and feedstocks.

Feb 2, 2021
Oil & Gas

monashees led the financing round with the participation of all existing investors to accelerate Vortexa’s exceptional growth in the multi-$T energy and shipping industries.

Jan 29, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

Ever wondered what it is like to intern as a PHD student at Vortexa? We sat down with Lucas Borgna to discover how his experience working as a Data Scientist unfolded, what he thought of our company culture and if he would ever want to return full time…

Jan 28, 2021
Market Report
Market Report

The oil tanker industry in 2021 will continue to face many of the challenges that made the previous year so volatile. We examine the key crude freight and storage market fundamentals to watch this year. 

Jan 28, 2021
Oil & Gas
Asia
Europe
Fuel Oil
Insight
Oil & Gas
Russia
VLCC

ARA region's fuel oil exports have surged amid an influx of Baltic supplies, but limited arbitrage opportunities are proving to be a headwind for the market.

Jan 27, 2021
Oil & Gas
Asia
China
Crude
Infographic
Insight
OPEC
Oil & Gas
Russia
US

What are some of the key crude arbs to watch in 2021? We highlight three crucial flows that will influence global oil markets this year.

Jan 27, 2021
Event News
Event News
Risk
Sanctions

On the 7th December, Vortexa are proud to be have been involved in the Tech in Commodities 2020, ran in conjunction with SWITCH 2020, delivering a panel with key industry leaders from Braemar ACM Shipbroking, Norden, and Windward

Jan 27, 2021
Company News
Company News
Freight

Vortexa are proud to announce membership of SPNL for 2021 as the Freight Analytics Partner.

Jan 22, 2021
People & Culture
Insight
People & Culture

We sat down with a Sales Director looking after the US East coast region Will McIver, to discover what inspired him to join Vortexa, what some of his biggest milestones have been to date and what day-to-day life really looks like overseeing sales in such a critical region...

Jan 21, 2021
Oil & Gas
China
Infographic
Insight
LNG
Oil & Gas

China's LNG imports have soared to record levels as a cold snap sweeps through the country. But a slow down in purchases have been seen in recent weeks, as importers turn away from sky-high premiums.

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