Originally Released on 31 August 2017
This week, we are witnessing 5 VLGC’s who are expected to pass Cape of Good Hope to load at Houston in the upcoming days:
- Astomos’ Saltram, to load at Houston, ETA 16-Sept.
- Gunvor’s Constellation, to load at Houston, ETA 16-Sept.
- Summit River, ETA 23-Sept.
- Shell’s Shergar, originally signalling for Persian Gulf, she diverted her destination to Houston, ETA 26-Sept.
- SK Corp’s Gas Tigers, ETA 29-Sept.
After more than 4 years of taking loading in ME to discharge in FE, Eneos’ Sunny Bright has passed the Panama Canal to load at Houston this time, ETA 2-Sept.
After being a floating storage at Montevideo Alpha Zone Anchorage for 5 months, Oriental Energy’s Jia Yuan is expected to load at Markus Hook around the end of Sept for a voyage to East, according to the market. This is yet to be confirmed by her AIS signal.
Shell’s Shahrastani has completed her loading at Stenungsund. This is the first VLGC cargo out of this terminal since Dec-2015. Her exact destination is yet to be confirmed.
Statoil’s Clipper Posh has passed the SGP Area and is currently on her way to reach her destination at Kaarstoe, ETA 4-Oct.
Shell’s Pacific Weihai is currently on her way to discharge her cargo in Turkey, ex-Nederland, ETA 4-Sept. She is expected to head to Bethioua later at the end of Sept for reload under CSSA, according to the market.
5 VLGC’s are expected to pick up their cargoes out of WAF in the upcoming days
- Berge Nantong, currently waiting in front of Bonny Island Port to load.
- Petredec’s Clipper Quito, ETA 3-Sept.
- Vitol’s Clipper Odin, to load at Bioko, ETA 5-Sept.
- ExxonMobil’s Copernicus, to load at Bonny Island Port, ETA 9-Sept.
- SwissChemGas’ Cresques, to load at Soyo, ETA 15-Sept.
Bw Vision (82,200 cm) has changed name to Nanga Devi after being purchased by SCI (Shipping Corporation of India). She is the first VLGC purchase of SCI.