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Slumping world economies and increased deliveries of new oil tankers during second half 2001 threaten healthy tanker profit margins for early 2002. The prospects for gas carriers, however, especially those carrying LNG, appear somewhat brighter as 2001 draws to a close.
Brazil on Jan. 31 signed contracts for the construction of 10 Suezmax-class oil tankers for the fleet of Transpetro, the transportation unit of state oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), which plans to acquire a total of 42 new ships by 2015.
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) shipping subsidiary Transpetro, following a favorable court order last month, has signed contracts valued at $866 million for the construction of nine oil tankers.
Britain has been spared a major oil spill after Norwegian registered tanker Borga ran aground in Mill Bay near Milford Haven, South Wales, carrying 112,000 metric tons of crude oil. The vessel was about to deliver the crude to the nearby Texaco Ltd. Pembroke refinery at Milford Haven. It ran ashore
Exxon Corp. will comply, under protest, with a U.S. government order to halt California tanker trips effective May 1. The company had been using its RS Baytown tanker to transport its Santa Ynez Unit (SYU) crude oil production from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The circuitous transportation ...
of an ecological disaster after an oil tanker , which split up and sank off the ..... into the sea. The small Russian oil tanker , the Volgoneft-139, sank off ..... also cracked the hull of another oil tanker , but reports said the ship remained
Emirates confirmed a Japanese-owned oil tanker steaming through the Strait of Hormuz ..... In 2008, however, a Japanese oil tanker was fired upon in international waters ..... were blamed for an attack on the oil tanker Limburg off the coast of Yemen
Emirates confirmed a Japanese-owned oil tanker steaming through the Strait of Hormuz ..... In 2008, however, A Japanese oil tanker was fired upon in international waters ..... were blamed for an attack on the oil tanker Limburg off the coast of Yemen
saw the christening of the first oil tanker equipped with a preinstalled fast ..... christening of the Valtamed, the first oil tanker equipped with the JLMD system, by ..... the lateral compartment of a sunken oil tanker (Fig. 1). Below: Tanks of the