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  1. Tanker freight rates weaker in 2009, analyst says

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    Fri, 16 Jan 2009

    Diplomacy Editor LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 -- Tanker freight rates continue to be driven by ..... rates than in 2008. Given that dirty tanker demand was 0.7% lower in 2008 than ..... of 2008, a significant amount of older tanker tonnage exited the fleet in 2008 for conversion

  2. Events drive up oil-tanker rates; LNG tankers move into new role

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Dec 2000

    Events of the past year have surprised oil tanker owners and charterers alike with higher ..... Partners, New York. Record levels Tanker owners and charterers alike have been surprised in 2000 with tanker rates across most vessel sizes rising


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Jun 1990

    Tanker oil spills and marine transportation safety ..... the fire-ravaged, crippled Mega Borg tanker sink with its cargo of almost 1 million bbl of Angolan crude oil. The Norwegian tanker on June 8 was hit by an explosion and fire


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Oct 1993

    Knott Senior Editor The international tanker industry has made significant strides ..... years. When Exxon Corp.'s Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground in Alaska's Prince William ..... spill, public scrutiny focused on the tanker industry and found it lacking. The U

  5. 'Initial results' of Limburg tanker investigation indicate terrorist attack

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    Fri, 11 Oct 2002

    and American investigators aboard the tanker Limburg indicate a terrorist attack ..... belonging to the Limburg were embedded in the tanker at the site of the explosion, and a communiqué ..... who boarded the French-flagged Limburg tanker , which suffered an explosion and fire

  6. Tanker ownership reflects fear of penalties

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Jan 1996

    World Tanker Fleet and Expected New Building (22796 bytes) World Tanker Demolition (13872 bytes) Oil majors worldwide are increasingly pulling out of oil tanker ownership. Meantime, oil companies are insisting


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jun 1991

    Vielvoye International Editor The world tanker industry has managed to maintain the momentum ..... has not materialized. The health of the tanker industry is linked closely with the volume ..... the main oil consuming countries, the tanker industry has been protected from the downturn

  8. Oil, gas tanker industry responding to demand, contract changes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Mar 1998

    Commodore, a 105,750 dwt, LRS-class tanker built by NKK Corp., Tokyo. She represents ..... shipments from West Africa. The crude-oil tanker Eco Africa, owned by SNAM S.p.A ..... Asian demand appeared to be shifting world tanker transportation patterns away from long

  9. Tanker with Libyan oil to refuel in Singapore enroute to China

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    Wed, 27 Apr 2011

    ANGELES, Apr. 27 -- The MT Equator tanker , carrying 550,000 bbl of Libyan crude ..... received pre-arrival notification that the tanker Equator will be calling at the Port of Singapore ..... spokesperson said. The MT Equator, a Suezmax tanker chartered by Geneva-based oil trader

  10. Continuing threat of tanker attacks, oil field sabotage underscore industry worries as war rages in Iraq

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 Apr 2003

    shipping tied to the war in Iraq has spiked tanker insurance rates sharply. The apparent ..... has increased fears in a region where tanker traffic already had slowed because of ..... persist, it would recall the Iran-Iraq tanker war of the 1980s, during which time the

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