Diversions of the Week

Gas Natural’s Ribera Del Duero Knutsen diverted from Aliaga on 25-February with her Sabine Pass cargo. The vessel is now headed toward the Panama Canal with no clear destination.

Shell’s Madrid Spirit loaded at Sabine Pass on 23-February and was expected to cross the Panama Canal on 1-March. She diverted on 27-February, and is now headed toward the N.Atlantic signalling for the Suez Canal.

Market Highlights
Latest Japanese customs data indicate Oak Spirit January delivery to JERA from Sabine Pass were approximately $13.6/mmbtu CIF. EIA data for this cargo show an FOB loading price of $3.72 for Cheniere.

Golar Igloo arrived at MAAGP on 27-February, and Shell’s Maran Gas Delphi is currently discharging her Bioko-sourced cargo there. This is the first cargo delivered to MAAGP in 2017.

Milford Haven expects to receive 6 cargoes in the next few weeks. Five cargoes are scheduled for South HookZarga, ETA 3-March, Mozah, ETA 8-March, Aamira, ETA 16-March, Lijmiliya, ETA 21-March, and Al Mafyar, ETA 28-March. Also, one cargo is to be delivered to DragonAl Nuaman is scheduled to discharge her Ras Laffan-sourced cargo on 14-March.

Interesting Moves 
Engie’s Grace Cosmos partially discharged her Snohvit-sourced cargo at Fos Cavaou on 24-February. The vessel is now headed toward Hazira for another partial delivery, ETA 13-March.

Angola LNG’s Cubal loaded a tender cargo at Soyo on 17-February and is now crossing the Indian Ocean. Her route indicates direction toward Far East. Also, the company launched a new tender for a cargo loading on board Sonangol Sambizanga.

Vitol’s Clean Horizon is delivering her tender cargo from Soyo to India, ETA 18-March.

Cheniere’s Maria Energy is expected to discharge her Sabine Pass cargo at Himeji, ETA 5-March.

KEPKO’s LNG Fukurokuju is making her laden voyage with a tender cargo toward Rayong MTP, ETA 7-March.

Shell’s Methane Julia Louise is delivering her QCLNG cargo to Dahej, ETA 3-March.


Pakistan Imports
The Karachi terminal imported record volumes of LNG in February 2017