Diversion of the Week

Loaded with Peruvian cargo, Methane Lydon Volney was expected to deliver to Barcelona, Spain according to Peru and Barcelona Port Authorities; however, she is currently sailing towards the Indian Ocean via Cape of Good Hope.

According to AIS data, Meridian Spirit was initially heading to Tobata after loading a Sabine Pass cargo for GAIL. She delivered the cargo to Manzanillo instead.

Two China bound vessels were seen slowing down or drifting away from the region

Gaslog Sydney with initial destination Ningbo, and Min Rong with destination Fujian. China currently is in path of both Typhoon Talim and Doksuri.

Vessels & Installations

Chevron’s Wheatstone project is starting up. The first cargo will be loaded aboard Asia Venture on 21st September.

Sabine Pass resumed operations after the effects of Harvey, observing record send-in volume of 2,636,000mcf on September 12th. 5 vessels have completed loading since the restart; Ribera Del Duero Knutsen and Hyundai Oceanpia are currently at the berth.

Methane Kari Elin used to trade Atlantic LNG cargoes for BG till 2014. After being laid-up for 3 years, she is back online and will load at QCLNG.

Japan will receive their 2nd Soyo cargo of 2017 aboard BW GDF Suez Brussels

Dahej received a record 1.4MT in August, bolstered by spot purchases from Torrent Power and Essar.


Interesting Moves

Rovigo received their first Sabine Pass cargo aboard Shell’s Castillo De Santisteban

Woodside Rees Withers heard chartered to SK to load a Sabine Pass cargo

Total’s Arctic Lady is delivering a Snohvit cargo to Dunkerque, ETA 19th September

Shell’s Maran Gas Posidonia delivered partial Gorgon cargoes between Boryeong and Gwangyang.

Gas Natural’s Ribera Del Duero Knutsen is expected to deliver her Sabine Pass cargo at Gate, ETA 6-October.

Amadi loaded the 600th shipment from Darwin LNG 12th September 2017. She will deliver the cargo to Ohgishima terminal.

Engie’s FSRU GDF Suez Cape Ann is loaded with an Idku cargo and crossing the Mediterranean. She will be chartered to CNOOC from mid-November.

After a short maintenance stopover in Salalah, Al Sheehaniya is back en-route to Europe.