News & insights

News & insights

Sep 24, 2020
Freight
West Africa
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Gasoline
Freight
PADD 1
Insight

An uptick in gasoline loadings from Europe to West Africa since the beginning of September, compared to a calm summer has led to a strengthening of freight rates in the clean tanker market for LR1s.

Sep 10, 2020
Freight
Crude
Oil & Gas
Russia
Black Sea
Freight
Insight

Persistently lower Black Sea crude loadings over July-September, compared to more buoyant export levels in the first half of the year, continue to weigh on the regional tanker market rates.

Sep 9, 2020
Oil & Gas
US
Crude
China
Oil & Gas
Asia
Freight
PADD 3
Insight

US crude loadings to China are en course to reach a 4-month high in September, as more bookings emerge along the route for October.

Sep 3, 2020
Freight
US
Oil & Gas
Freight
PADD 3
Insight

In the wake of Hurricane Laura, we look at the impact of on vessel availability in the clean and dirty fleet segments in the US Gulf coast.

Aug 26, 2020
Freight
Freight
Floating Storage

The number of tankers used for crude and products floating storage activity around the world is down by 36% from two and a half months ago.

Aug 20, 2020
Freight
Crude
West Africa
WAF
Middle East
VLCC
Freight
PADD 3
Insight

Utilisation rates for Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) fell to 44% in August, their lowest level this year following stymied global demand recovery for crude and a significant loss of cargoes compared to 2019 levels, according to Vortexa data.

Jul 29, 2020
Freight
VLCC
Freight
Insight

Diesel and jet fuel loadings onto newbuild VLCCs have hit a year-to-date peak in July. Rising cargo volumes aboard VLCCs reinforce the view that east of Suez traders recently become increasingly keen on loading cargoes for longer haul journeys, potentially for floating storage.

Jul 27, 2020
Oil & Gas
Fuel For Thought
Webinar
Freight
Insight

Register now for our Freight webinar, discussing the tanker markets downfall in H1 2020, and the key drivers for the market today. Presented with Braemar.

Jul 14, 2020
Freight
Mediterranean
Freight
Aframax

Aframax tankers trading in the Mediterranean are entering a period with rates at multi-year lows, amid low cargo volumes and a build in surplus tonnage. We investigate the current state of the Aframax Mediterranean market and look to where it is heading through Vortexa data. 

Jun 10, 2020
Freight
Floating Storage
Jun 2, 2020
Freight
Apr 9, 2020
Podcasts
Oil & Gas
Asia
Freight
Mar 30, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Jet Fuel
VLCC
Freight
Mar 18, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Jet Fuel
Freight
Feb 27, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Asia
VLCC
Freight
Jan 16, 2020
Crude
VLCC
Freight
Jan 10, 2020
Middle East
Freight
Strait of Hormuz
Nov 13, 2019
CPP / Clean
Diesel
VLCC
Mediterranean
Freight
Oct 16, 2019
Market Report
Freight
Market Report

Very large crude carrier (VLCC) tanker rates surged to multi-year highs in recent days amid a perfect storm of sanctions and regulatory risks that placed several hundred oil tankers off limits.

Sep 30, 2019
Asia
Freight
ULCC
Sep 16, 2019
Saudi Arabia
Middle East
Freight
Aug 30, 2019
US
Oil & Gas
Middle East
Americas
Freight
VLSFO
Fujairah
Jul 23, 2019
Oil & Gas
STS
Freight
ULCC

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