Diversions of the Week

We observed several vessels diverted from Barcelona recently. BP’s British Diamond loaded at Atlantic LNG on 13-September and was diverted on 25-September. She is now confirmed for Bahia Blanca, ETA 10-October:

Another cargo was expected to arrive at Barcelona on 29-September onboard NLNG’s LNG Oyo – the vessel diverted on 20-September and is now headed towards Brazil, ETA 1-October.

Shell’s Methane Lydon Volney was initially expected to arrive 23-September and diverted to South Korea instead, ETA 15-October.

Potential Diversion: Qatargas’ Umm Al Amad has indicated Barcelona as her next destination, ETA 28-October. According to her current course and heading, this could be a potential cargo for the APAC region instead:

Gas Natural’s Iberica Knutsen diverted from Ponce and is now delivering her Atlantic LNG-sourced cargo to Bahia, ETA 4-October:

Engie’s Gaselys loaded from Idku on 15-August, and after a stop offshore of Revithoussa she headed towards Gibraltar. She diverted on 25-September and is now floating again in the same area.

Main Highlights

Qatargas’ Onaiza was swapped with Qatargas’ Al Karaana for the delivery from Ras Laffan to South HookAl Karaana is now expected to deliver a cargo on 9-October. Meanwhile, Onaiza loaded at Ras Laffan on 28-September and is now headed towards Far East, ETA 15-October.

Petrochina’s Rudong terminal is receiving their first Pluto cargo aboard Woodside Donaldson, ETA 5-October.

Qatargas’ Al Ruwais is expected by Kpler Analysts to discharge her cargo at Swinoujscie, ETA 18-October.

Trafigura’s Hoegh Giant is signalling for Gate where she will reload, ETA 12-October.

Petrobras’ Cool Runner is currently reloading at Montoir, with Brazil as her potential destination.

Shell’s Maran Gas Pericles is delivering a tender cargo from Bonny for CFE at Altamira, ETA 11-October.

Engie’s Gdf Suez Cape Ann lifted a cargo at Idku on 10-September and is currently signalling for SGP area, ETA 11-October. The vessel took the route via the Cape of Good hope.

Yamal LNG’s Christophe De Margerie is now ballasting towards Yamal, ETA 9-October.

Sinopec’s newbuild Cesi Tianjin is now signalling for Curtis Island where she will load her maiden cargo, ETA 11-October.

Brazil Imports

We observe increasing imports to Brazil since the beginning of 2016. Kpler analysts expect 0.27 Mt to be delivered in September 2017.