Kpler LPG (Recovering US Exports)

Originally Released on 21 September 2017

Vessels

Americas

2 VLGC’s are currently on their way to discharge in the FE via Cape of Good Hope, ex-US:

  • Mabanaft’s Levant, signalling for SGP Area, ETA 15-Oct.
  • Shell’s Hellas Sparta, signalling for SGP Area, ETA 25-Oct.

Petredec’s Morston loaded again via STS at Balboa Anchorage, this time with Petredec’s Clipper Victory. She is expected at Chorrillo today for discharge.

Astomos’ Crystal River finally completed her load at Nederland for her first voyage, currently heading to FE for discharge.

Newbuild Aisling has left the Ulsan Shipyard and is signalling for Balboa Anchorage, ETA 4-Oct. She is relet to Shell until Sept-2022. The VLGC is expected to load at US Gulf Coast by the first half of Oct.

Europe/Mediterranean

After more than 2 years at Ocoa Bay Anchorage, Geogas’ Summit Terra has finally moved out. She is currently heading to Turkey, ETA 1-Oct.

Petredec’s Bw Odin discharged her cargo fully via STS at Suez Anchorage with VLGC Isis Gas and Gas Pride, ex-Asaluyeh. Her next destination for load is yet to be confirmed.

2 VLGC’s are currently heading to Terneuzen for discharge, ex-Marcus Hook:

Navigator Pegasus is signalling for Jorf Lasfar to discharge her 12 Kt butane cargo, ex-Corpus Christi, ETA 28-Sept. 

Africa

After her partial load at Kwinana, Geogas’ Pointis headed to EAF and discharged her cargo via STS with Geogas’ Champlain near Mahajanga Port. She is currently waiting at Durban Anchorage.

4 VLGC’s are expected to pick up their cargoes out of WAF in the upcoming days:

  • ExxonMobil’s Copernicus, just completed her load at Oso.
  • SwissMarine’s Cresques, currently loading at Soyo.
  • Chevron’s Ronald N, waiting in front of Escravos to load.
  • Chevron’s Hellas Glory, to load at Escravos, ETA 22-Sept.
  • Vitol’s Pampero, to load at Bioko, ETA 24-Sept.
  • Bw Brage, to load at Soyo, ETA 13-Oct.

Asia

Shell’s Secreto discharged her cargo fully via STS with 2 Siamgas’ VLGC’s, ex-Nederland: Ming Ming at Nipah Anchorage and Ming Zhu at Sriracha. She is currently heading back to Houston for reload, ETA 22-Oct.

SK Gas’ Bw Tyr is on her way to load at NWS for a FE discharge, ETA 23-Sept.

 

US Exports on Recovery
3 Weeks after the Harvey Hurricane, the US flows are on the rise:
Based on Kpler data, 35 VLGC’s are currently loading or have loaded their cargo since 3 weeks ago and are currently on their way to their destinations. Enterpriseholds the highest record of exports with 11 VLGC’s, followed by Nederland and Targa with 8 and 6 vessels, respectively.

above: US cargoes currently in transit or loading


above: US cargoes currently in transit or loading by Origin Installations

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