Daily Archives: November 22, 2018

Physical bunker fuel suppliers eye indications of 2020 HSFO availability

As 2020 and the International Maritime Organization’s tighter sulfur cap enforcement loom, physical suppliers are questioning the availability of high sulfur fuel oil at primary bunker hubs and smaller ports.

While the availability and specification of the new 0.5% fuels …

SafeSTS makes a strong start in the Middle East

Following its recent formation, SafeSTS Middle East FZE has made a strong start in the region, undertaking five UAE ship-to-ship transfers for two oil majors in its first six weeks of operation.

The first two transfers took place at the …

Christmas Arrived Early for Tankers: Will they last?

New data seems to suggest that the recent rally in tanker freight rates could be more than just a blip. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “halfway through the fourth and last quarter of the year, we …

Christmas Arrived Early for Tankers: Will they last?

New data seems to suggest that the recent rally in tanker freight rates could be more than just a blip. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “halfway through the fourth and last quarter of the year, we …