Kpler LNG (Cadiz Knutsen’s diversion)

Reloads of the Week

A transshipment operation at Gate took place on 26-October, where Trafigura’s Adam LNG loaded LNG from Engie’s Bw Gdf Suez Paris.
Bw Gdf Suez Paris reloaded a cargo at Montoir on 11-October and discharged the first half at Zeebrugge on 21-October.
Adam LNG is now making her laden voyage towards MAAGP, ETA 20-November.Petrobras’ Excelsior reloaded a cargo at Rio on 14-October and is currently making her laden voyage towards Dahej, ETA 10-November.Vitol’s Wilforce reloaded a cargo at Cartagena on 12-October and is now signalling for Dahej, ETA 4-November.Trafigura’s Golar Snow reloaded at Fos Cavaou on 20-October and is now headed towards the Suez Canal with no clear destination.Trafigura’s Golar Tundra is currently reloading her maiden cargo at Montoir.Centrica’s Cool Voyager is now ballasting towards Grain, where she is expected to reload on 2-November.

Kpler LNG (India LNG Imports)

Reloads of the Week

Engie’s Bw Gdf Suez Paris is expected by the port of Zeebrugge to deliver her Montoir reload, ETA 21-October. This will be the first cargo delivered to the terminal since 23-September. The plant has been inactive due to planned maintenance.

As expected by Kpler analysts, Grain will reload a cargo aboard Centrica’s Cool Voyager on 3-November. Currently, the vessel is delivering a Ras Laffan cargo to Ain Sokhna by Vitol.

A transshipment between Statoil’s Arctic Discoverer and Trafigura’s Hoegh Giant took place at Gate on 13-October. Hoegh Giant is now making her laden voyage towards Dahej, ETA 31-October.

Trafigura’s Adam LNG is still signalling for Gate, ETA 25-October. Currently, the vessel is ballasting around Gibraltar.

Also, Trafigura chartered out Golar Tundra – the vessel is now ballasting towards NWE for a potential reload in the region.

Wilforce reloaded a cargo at Cartagena on 12-October and is now headed towards the Suez Canal with no clear destination.

Kpler LNG (Increasing Brazil imports)

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.

Kpler LNG (Storage Vessels)

Storage Vessels

We have observed an uptick in loaded vessels floating without clear destinations:

BP’s British Sapphire loaded from Atlantic LNG 3rd August, and is now floating at Fujairah

Omani vessel Salalah LNG loaded from Qalhat 1st September, and is also at Fujairah

Engie’s BW Boston loaded from Atlantic LNG 2nd September, diverted East into the N.Atlantic on September 16th, and diverted back into the Caribbean Sea on 19th September

LNG Portovenere, loading for Jovo, has been floating near Hong Kong since 13th September

 Engie’s Gaselys loaded from Idku 15th August, and is now floating near Revithoussa

Kpler LNG (Wheatstone Project is Starting Up)

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.


Kpler LNG (High Imports by Middle East)

Diversions of the Week

In connection to the Harvey storm and disruption of Sabine Pass liftings, Kpler analysts expect to see several diverted or cancelled cargo deliveries. Shell’s Maran Gas Agamemnon loaded at Sabine Pass on 21-August and was initially signalling for Dahej, ETA 17-September. She changed her route on 31-August and is now headed towards Gibraltar with no clear destination: