Kpler LNG (British Innovator’s divertion)

Originally Released on 22 June 2017

Market Updates

Statoil’s Snohvit is back online, with Arctic Princess currently loading the first cargo since May.

Toscana will receive their first Atlantic LNG-sourced cargo aboard Gas Natural’s Castillo de Villalba, ETA 5-July. This is a delivery for MET against their won OLT Toscana tender.

Seri Bakti loaded at QCLNG on 30-May and arrived to the Subic Bay on 13-June.  Polar Spirit loaded a partial cargo during the STS operation with her on 15-June and is now expected at Jovo on 29-June.

Sonatrach’s Tessala loaded at Bethioua on 11-June and first discharged her cargo partially at Grain on 18-June, and then the rest at Gate on 21-June.

Diversions of the Week

BP’s British Innovator loaded at Atlantic LNG on 27-May and initially was signalling for Sagunto, 1-July slot delivery. The vessel is now headed toward the S. Atlantic instead, with no clear destination.

Petrobras’s Esshu Maru loaded at Ras Laffan on 4-June and was crossing the Indian Ocean toward the S.Atlantic at a high speed. The vessel made a sharp turn back on 21-June and is now floating offshore of South Africa at 9.9 kn:

Reloads Update

Engie’s Grace Cosmos will re-export a cargo at Montoir on 23-June.

Woodside Rees Withers is now ballasting toward Gate to reload a cargo, ETA 24-June.

Newbuild Trafigura’s Hoegh Giant is now headed toward Kochi potentially to lift her maiden cargo there, ETA 24-June.

Interesting Moves

Glencore’s Bw Gdf Suez Paris is delivering the NLNG tender cargo to Ain Sokhna, ETA 6-July. Vitol’s Yenisei River loaded a second tender cargo at Bonny on 22-June and is now signalling for the Gulf of Aden, ETA 12-July.

Shell’s Maran Gas Pericles is currently discharging the Soyo-sourced cargo at Jebel Ali. Two more vessels loaded tender cargoes at Soyo during the last few days: Sonangol Sambizanga on 12-June and Sonangol Benguela on 20-June.

Exxon’s Beidou Star delivers her tender cargo from Gorgon to CNOOC at Tangshan, ETA  22-June.

Qatargas’ Al Ghashamiya has been confirmed by the Port Authorities to arrive to Dragon on 27-June.

Cheniere’s Cool Voyager loaded at Sabine Pass on 26-May and is currently expected to deliver her cargo to MAAGP, ETA 5-July.

After floating at Gibraltar for 11 days, BP’s British Trader updated her AIS for Hadera, ETA 23-June. This is the first cargo delivery to Hadera since March 2017.

Engie’s Provalys lifted a cargo at Idku on 18-June and is now anchored offhore of Greece with no clear next destination. Another vessel, Engie’s Bw Gdf Suez Brussels, loaded at Idku on 26-May and is floating at Fujairah since 7-June.

Newbuild Kogas’ Hyundai Princepia lifted her maiden cargo at Sabine Pass on 15-June and will deliver it to Tongyeong, S. Korea on 12-July.