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  1. China seeks oil security through fleet expansion

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Dec 2008

    program for building 70 additional very large crude carrier ( VLCC ) tankers. The recent drop in oil ..... fleets and needs at least 70 more VLCC to reach this target. Pipelines are under ..... Panamanian-flagged 298,930-dwt VLCC Cosmerry Lake was designed and

  2. Kansas refinery starts up coke gasification unit

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Aug 1996

    Refining/Petrochemical Editor Double-hull VLCC joins fleet The double-hull, very large crude carrier ( VLCC ) Raven undergwent sea trials in advance ..... Raven is Mobil's second double-hull VLCC , joining the Eagle commissioned in 1993

  3. Production draws near for Equatorial Guinea

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jun 1996

    Schedule [16000 bytes] The Swift VLCC tanker undergoes conversion to ..... converting the 268,000 dwt MT Swift very large crude carrier ( VLCC ) to a floating production ..... paid $10 million for the Swift VLCC . The 1,087 ft tanker arrived


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 14 Mar 1994

    A second double-hulled VLCC ( very large crude carrier ) built by NKK has been delivered to Bergesen d.y. AS, Norway. The Berge Stavanger follows the Berge Sigval delivered in March

  5. Emboldened Somali pirates hijack Aramco tanker

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Nov 2008

    operating on the high seas southeast of Mombassa, Kenya, have hijacked the Liberian-flagged Sirius Star, a very large crude carrier owned by Saudi Aramco and operated by Vela International. The attack coincided with a second hijacking the

  6. Watching The World: Storing oil in Orkney

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Mar 2009

    North Sea Forties oil from one very large crude carrier ( VLCC ) to three receiving vessels ..... Department of Harbours (CDH), the VLCC Eagle Vienna, which has been on ..... the 300,000-dwt Malaysian VLCC Bunga Kasturi Dua would arrive

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

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Dec 2000

    younger. In the case of the very large crude carrier ( VLCC ) fleet, 140 out of 430 vessels ..... impact on tanker supply and on VLCC rates (OGJ, Nov. 20, 2000 ..... change in formulating overall VLCC demand is abandonment of the


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Mar 1991

    s 280,000 dwt double hull very large crude carrier ( VLCC ), ordered from Mitsubishi Heavy ..... Amoco signed a contract for the VLCC with the option to select a hull ..... and the outer skin of Amoco's VLCC will be 11 ft on the sides and

  9. Suez Canal and Sumed: New transportation services keep Egypt at center of global oil trade

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Sep 2006

    it will be able to accommodate very large crude carrier ( VLCC ) and ultra large crude carrier ..... basis. Shippers discharging a VLCC or ULCC at Ain Sukhna terminal ..... process makes it possible for a VLCC to be partially unloaded at Sumed

  10. OPEC cuts to hit tanker demand; US imports set record

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Sep 2001

    market, equivalent to a single very large crude carrier ( VLCC ; 200,000-320,000 dwt ..... OPEC production and Persian Gulf VLCC freight rates, denominated in ..... tanker rates fall, with non- VLCC sectors affected by the encroachment

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