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The newly built VLCC tankerMaran Aphroditedischarged part of its diesel cargo via ship-to-ship (STS) transfer offshore Malta.
Vortexa data shows that theHistria Crownmoved off from theMaran Aphroditeon 19 June, although the tankers have yet to update their draught levels post-STS operation.
Provisional shipping fixtures showed Total placing theHistria Crownon subjects to load around 30,000t of clean product via STS transfer from Malta during mid-June, for delivery to Naples. The tanker is not yet broadcasting a final destination, so could discharge at another Mediterranean port.
TheMaran Aphroditeloaded from the Asia Pacific region in late April and on 12 June signalled Malta as its destination.
The tanker had previously broadcast Gibraltar, Southwold, New York and Rotterdam as discharge locations.