As the market was expecting VLGC BW Pine to lift a propane cargo in Nederland, she updated her AIS to Freeport. By doing so, she’s the third vessel to head to the newly opened Phillips 66 facility in Texas. Aurora Balder will load a propane cargo a few days before on 21-Nov.
Naftomar’s pursuing to supply the Mediterranean Sea with US sourced propane. Upon arrival in Malta Anchorage, Chaparral, that lifted a propane cargo out of Enterprise, performed a STS operation with Gaz Supplier. The latter is used by Naftomar to fill SGCs such as Gaz Century, Gaz Explorer or Gaz Synergy and then send them to smaller port (Italian, Lybian…). Petredec fixed Pacific Weihai to load on 18-Nov in Houston. She’ll be headed to Malta to deliver fresh supplies to the Med zone, ETA 07-Dec.
Loads of butane is coming to West Africa. As Pacific Qingdao and Marcellus Lady were spotted ahead of Lomé, Trafigura’s BW Tucana and Glencore BW Loyalty both have loaded in Targa and both have their AIS indicating Lomé, with ETAs for 18-Nov and 27-Nov. It’ll bring 92kt of butane in an already well-supplied region.
Petredec’s BW Trader is having an unexpected journey. After lifting a propane cargo out of Enterprise, her AIS was indicating SGP. Instead she headed to Suape on 14-Nov but she didn’t stop there and resumed her way to SGP through Cape of Good Hope. Two days later, she made a U-turn, and she’s now heading back to Suape.
- Aquamarine Progress, that loaded STS in Nipah on 14-Sept eventually started moving on 11-Nov heading to Ningbo.