Originally Released on 3 March 2017
is heading to Antwerp Port
to discharge its 46 Kt propane cargo, ETA 11-Mar. Geogas’ vessel loaded its cargo in Marcus Hook
Vitol’s Clipper Star left for Mohammedia to discharge its 32 Kt butane cargo ex-Pajaritos, ETA 13-Mar. This is the first time in 2017 for Pajaritos to reexport lpg.
DOW’s Corvette finally discharged its 46 propane cargo in Terneuzen, ex-Targa after waiting for more than 10 days in front of the port.
Statoil’s Hellas Fos loaded its cargo in Mongstad instead of Kaarsto. It is expected in Far East according to the market in the first half of April.
Originally expected in the Middle East, Clipper Sirius changed its destination to Flushing Port ex-Targa to discharge its 41 Kt propane cargo, ETA 9-Mar.
After loading 46 Kt of propane cargo in Targa, Petredec’s Spread Eagle has signaled to pass Suez Canal to its destination, ETA 15-Mar. Earlier in Feb, Shell’s Dorset also passed Suez Canal to discharge its 43 Kt propane cargo in Kalbut, ex-Nederland.
Petredec’s Polar is heading to Houston to load its 32 Kt butane cargo. It is expected to discharge its cargo in Mohammedia by 18-Mar according to the market and will be the second vessel to discharge in Morocco, ex-US Gulf Coast in 2017.
The first vessel to discharge its cargo in Wadi Feiran in 2017 is expected by 17-Mar. Earlier in Feb, Petredec’s Shergar loaded its 46 Kt propane cargo in Nederland and is now heading to Wadi Feiran.
Australia is expecting its first ex-US Gulf Coast cargo since July 2016 by 13-Mar. Trafigura’s VLGC BW Mindoro is heading to Brisbane to discharge its 46 Kt propane cargo, ex-Enterprise.
VLGC Yuyo Spirits loaded its 44 Kt cargo in Bonny and is now heading to SGP Area, ETA 19-Mar.
Marcus Hook and Morgans Point February Ethane Review
Below you will find the vessels that loaded in the Marcus Hook and Morgans Point in February. Together, the installations exported 131 Kt of ethane in February which is a bit higher than January with 126 Kt of export.
Above: February Ethane Voyages from Marcus Hook and Morgans Point
US to Europe Flows
There is a total of 280 Kt of LPG from the US heading to Europe in February.
Approx. 22% was imported into the France, followed by 16% into Spain, 15% into the Netherlands.and 11% into Belgium.
Below: Europe Monthly Imports from the US by destination countries