Kpler LPG Interesting Moves (Released on 24 November 2016)

Aurora Balder, the 2nd vessel to load at the P66 Freeport terminal, undocked on 24-Nov and is signaling for Panama.

BW Pine is the next vessel to load at Freeport, where she is expected to load a 50:50 split cargo, ETA 24-Nov.

Clipper Star is signaling for Pajaritos, where she has already completed 2 re-exports in a row, ETA 26-Nov.

Petredec’s Pazifik arrived in Pisco, Peru on 22-Nov. The last LGC to load at the terminal was Clipper Moon on 14-Jun.

In Peru, Petredec has also won a tender to deliver 5kt of LPG to Petroperu at the terminal in Talara between 18-23 Nov. Permian Lady, who loaded in Enterprise on 6-Nov, discharged a partial cargo in Omoa, and is now waiting outside the port of Talara.

After completing a voyage from Bioko to Botany, BW Empress kept heading east across the S. Pacific and is expected by the port of Bahia Blanca to load a small butane cargo, ETA 28-Nov.

Silvio completed a voyage in India and was originally heading for Houston, ETA 26-Oct, but instead has been floating outside Salvador, Brazil since 27-Oct.

Indonesia received it’s 2nd LPG shipment from Iran under a contract signed in May. Pertamina Gas 1 loaded in Asaluyeh on 4-Nov and finished offloading the cargo in Kalbut on 22-Nov.

Alexandria, Egypt has historically been importing LPG from the Mediterranean, with a few cargoes from the U.S. and Russia. Vitol’s Adriatic Gas is on her way to the terminal after loading in Braefoot Bay on 19-Nov.

BW Magellan is expected to load her maiden cargo in Kaarsto, ETA 30-Nov. She crossed through the Suez, and is making her way west across the Mediterranean.

Ineos’s facility in Grangemouth has received 3 ethane cargoes from the U.S. since the end of September, with the last being on board SGC JS Greensun on 6-Nov. Since then, JS Ineos Insight arrived at the port with her Marcus Hook ethane cargo on 30-Oct, but instead left to discharge in Rafnes on 22-Nov. JS Ineos Inspiration, who also loaded ethane in Marcus Hook has been waiting outside the port since 16-Nov.


U.S. to Europe Vessels
There are several vessels that loaded in the U.S. and are on their way to Europe, with the majority destined for Terneuzen.
On-going voyages from U.S. to Europe
Vessels from U.S. to Europe


U.S. to Europe Flows
Including ETAs there is a total of 480 kt of LPG from the U.S. landing in Europe in November.
Approx. 31% was imported into the Netherlands, followed by 26% into Spain, and 17% into France.
Europe Monthly Imports from the U.S. (by dest. countries) with a snapshot of U.S. to Spain trades in November.