LPG Interesting Moves (Released on 16 June 2016)

Vessels

Shell’s BW Nice loaded a Nederland-sourced cargo via STS with Comet at Nipah Anch. at the end of May. She is now expected in India by the port of Mangalore to discharge a partial cargo.

Sonatrach’s Berga Li loaded in Bethioua 5-Jun, and sat outside of the port of Lavera for 4 days before updating her AIS for Santos ETA 26-Jun. Sonatrach’s Hassi Messaoud 2 has just completed discharging her cargo at the terminal, and is heading back to Arzew Area ETA 30-Jun.

Telendos had been sitting open in the Mediterranean since the end of March, and was ballasting towards the U.S. for better options, when she made a U-turn towards Gibraltar. She has been fixed by Sonatrach to load in Bethioua ETA 18-Jun.

Another Sonatrach vessel, Reggane, loaded in Bethioua 7-Jun and discharged a partial cargo in Mohammedia. She has now passed back through Gibraltar, and is expected by the market to discharge the remainder of her cargo in India.

After coming off a time charter to PDVSA, Navigator Capricorn has been fixed by Trafigura. She is currently loading at the Buckeye terminal in Corpus Christi.

Glencore’s Sloman Ariadne is heading for the Suez Canal after completing a voyage in E. Africa. She is signaling a load in Taman with a calculated ETA of 20-Jun.

Navigator Ceto has been fixed by BASF for loading in Marcus Hook ETA 20-Jun.

June U.S. to Europe Flows (Ongoing/Scheduled)
U.S. Tonnage to Europe, by export terminal (ongoing/scheduled)
U.S. to Europe Voyages (ongoing/scheduled)

 

Mexico
Flows
  • After a huge month in March, the last 3 months have seen Mexican imports at there lowest over the year so far.
  • Pemex’s Pajaritos terminal, which has been one of Mexico’s largest in terms of imports, has not received a single cargo this month on-board a vessel larger than 6k cbm.

Vessels

Petredec’s Clipper Quito has been docked at the offshore mooring point connected to Gas Tomza’s terminal in Tuxpan since 29-May.
Petredec’s BW Leo, who loaded in Enterprise 9-Jun, was expected by the port of Tuxpan to arrive at the anchorage on 13-Jun.  After initially heading there, she changed her course toward Omoa, Honduras, where she is currently waiting. The port of Tuxpan still expects her to discharge at Gas Tomza’s terminal ETA 18-Jun.