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  1. US refinery closures, stocks smack VLCC rates from Middle East

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Feb 2004

    exports," said the analysis. Assuming 1 very large crude carrier ( VLCC : >200,000 dwt) can handle 25,000 b ..... equal about 55 vessels, or more than 10% in VLCC demand. (Total world VLCC fleet is about 440 vessels.) And what about

  2. ConocoPhillips VLCC leaves Orkneys for Chile

    Online Articles

    Thu, 4 Jun 2009

    Oil Diplomacy Editor LOS ANGELES, June 4 -- A very large crude carrier ( VLCC ), after spending 3 months as a floating storage ..... chartered by ConocoPhillips. The departure of the VLCC "leaves the Abqaiq and the Maersk Neptune still

  1. Prosafe lets VLCC conversion contract to Keppel

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    Wed, 28 Nov 2007

    subsidiary Keppel Shipyard a $100 million contract to convert a very large crude carrier into the world's first floating, drilling, production ..... Under terms of the agreement, Keppel will convert the VLCC into an FDPSO with a moonpool for drilling purposes, and

  2. MOBIL UNIT COMMISSIONS DOUBLE HULL VLCC

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Sep 1993

    s Eagle, a double hull, very large crude carrier ( VLCC ), has been commissioned at ..... company and the sixth double hull VLCC in the world. She is 1,089 ..... engineering complexity and cost of a VLCC , there is an equal increase

  3. Tsakos takes delivery of VLCC

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    Fri, 27 Jan 2006

    HOUSTON, Jan. 27 -- Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. has taken delivery of the 298,900 dwt double-hull very large crude carrier ( VLCC ) La Prudencia built in 1993. The vessel has been immediately employed by a major oil company for a 50

  4. US refinery closures, stocks smack VLCC rates from Middle East

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Mar 2004

    exports," said the analysis. Assuming one very large crude carrier ( VLCC : >200,000 dwt) can handle 25,000 b ..... equal about 55 vessels, or more than 10% in VLCC demand. (Total world VLCC fleet is about 440 vessels.) And what about

  5. Pirates seize Greek-flagged VLCC off Somalia

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    Tue, 1 Dec 2009

    operating off Somalia have seized another very large crude carrier , this time the Greek-flagged M/V ..... recent hijacking is the second of a VLCC in a year by pirates who surprised the ..... the Liberian-flagged Sirius Star, a VLCC owned by Saudi Aramco and operated by

  6. Poten & Partners predicts OPEC cut, expects further depressed VLCC rates

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Nov 2001

    output quota cut does not bode well for very large crude carrier rates already experiencing low rates. Spot VLCC rates are between $30,000 and $32 ..... output is a main driver of demand for VLCC rates -- Poten said that OPEC production

  7. Hyundai Merchant Marine commissions VLCC

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    Thu, 22 Dec 2005

    Co. (HMM) commissioned a 310,000-ton class oil tanker on Dec 22. The Universal Crown is the second very large crude carrier commissioned by Hyundai Merchant Marine after the Universal Queen in November. The new ship can carry more

  8. Nippon Oil Corp. places Tateyama VLCC in service

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Oct 2002

    Nippon Oil Corp., Japan's largest oil distributor, is now operating the new 300,000 dwt Tateyama very large crude carrier in regular service. The vessel, operating under the Panama flag, was delivered earlier this year to owner

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