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.