Kpler LNG (Diversion of Cool Explorer)

Originally Released on 25 May

Plants & Terminals

Recent maintenance at Snohvit has led to a drop in May exports. The fleet has been reallocated accordingly:

  • Arctic Lady is currently discharging her Bethioua cargo at SLNG
  • Arctic Discoverer is en route to deliver a Sabine Pass cargo to Gate, ETA 7th June
  • Arctic Aurora is heading to Sabine to load an early June cargo

Idku is experiencing high activity in May. Two cargoes have been loaded aboard Gaslog Geneva and Provalys, with destination of Delimara and Fos Cavaou respectively. A third cargo is due for loading aboard BW GDF Suez Brussels this week. This contrasts with a significant decrease of Egyptian imports for the same month.

Toscana has only received 1 of the 4 expected May cargoes recently awarded in a tender

Argentina tender deliveries are taking place according to schedule. Glencore’s Maran Gas Mystras is now delivering a Ras Laffan source cargo to Escobar. She is expected to load her following cargo at Sabine Pass for Total

Currently 4 vessels are heading Far East carrying Sabine Pass cargoes, while another 5 are making deliveries across the Atlantic

Interesting Moves

Vitol’s Cool Explorer was heading towards Port Said with her Bethioua cargo. She diverted and is now discharging in Barcelona

Golar Penguin has just departed Bonny with a cargo for Trafigura

Wilforce is expected to bring a Qatari backhaul cargo to Europe, loading end of May. She is currently ballasting in Fujairah

LNG Jurojin is sailing toward Das Island to load a tender cargo for Total. She had been exclusively an APLNG project vessel since her startup in January 2016

Soyo tender cargo onboard Sonangol Etosha is expected at Samcheok, ETA 12-June

Recently, 2 ship-to-ship operations took place at Subic Bay, Philippines (on 25 April and 11 May) between Petronas’s Polar Spirit and Jovo’s Seri Bakti. The cargoes then were delivered to Jovo onboard Polar Spirit

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