Analytics Vortexa



In Brief:

  • The Euronav-owned ULCC Oceania—which has been loading up various fuel oil types offshore Malta since March this year—completed its latest ship-to-ship (STS) load from MR tanker Byzantion on 21-22 July.
  • The Byzantion loaded LSFO from Sarroch on 17 July, home to Italian refiner Saras’ 300,000 b/d plant.
  • Euronav has deployed the ULCC as floating storage to supply its fleet with low sulphur bunker fuel ahead of tightening specifications from 2020 onwards.
  • Since March, Oceania has received a range of products from origins including Antwerp, Genoa, Abidjan, Pascagoula and Haifa.
  • The tanker has loaded products such as very low-sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO), low sulphur straight run (LSSR), light cycle oils (LCO) and slurry.


For our previous notes on STS transfers onto the Oceania, check out the market Insight reports authored by Vortexa analysts


Sep 16, 2019

Vortexa Snapshot: Clean tankers divert away from Saudi ports

Vortexa data show at least two empty oil product tankers, initially booked to load diesel from Saudi ports in mid-to-late September, diverting away and now likely to load from UAE and India.

Sep 13, 2019

Vortexa Event Wrap: Arbs and Analytics

The Vortexa Arbs and Analytics event held in Singapore this week showcased a range of industry speakers who offered their insights into...

Aug 30, 2019

Vortexa Snapshot: US-origin VLSFO diverts to Fujairah

A rare export cargo of fuel oil from the US Atlantic coast (PADD1) is on course for discharge into Fujairah.

Our newsletter

Subscribe below to receive Vortexa news and updates