Traders book tankers in Europe to ship gasoline across Atlantic after Colonial shutdown

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Charlotte Tank Farm in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. in an undated photograph. Colonial Pipeline/Handout via REUTERS. By Ahmad Ghaddar and Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) -Traders provisionally booked at least six tankers to ship gasoline from Europe to U.S. destinations following a cyber attack that […]

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Suez blockage sets shipping rates racing, oil and gas tankers diverted away

3/3 © Reuters. Ever Given container ship blocks Egypt’s Suez Canal in a BlackSky satellite image 2/3 By Florence Tan, Jessica Jaganathan, Roslan Khasawneh and Gavin Maguire SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Reeling from the blockage in the Suez Canal, shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled this week, and several vessels were diverted away […]

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Iran prepared to retaliate if U.S. stopped Venezuela-bound tankers: news agency

© Reuters. The Iranian tanker ship “Fortune” is seen at El Palito refinery dock in Puerto Cabello DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian news agency close to the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday Iran’s naval forces were preparing to target U.S. commercial vessels in the Gulf last month in case U.S. forces interfered with Venezuela-bound […]

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Exclusive: U.S. weighs blacklisting dozens more oil tankers over Venezuela – officials

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Oil facilities are seen on Lake Maracaibo in Cabimas 2/2 By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Matt Spetalnick LONDON/NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is considering imposing sanctions on dozens of additional foreign oil tankers for trading with Venezuela, U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday, the latest effort […]

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ICICI seeks impounding of ships operated by HLT unit Ocean Tankers: source

© Reuters. A man speaks on the phone outside an ICICI Bank branch in Kolkata By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – India’s ICICI Bank is seeking the impounding of two vessels operated by Ocean Tankers (Pte) Ltd, a unit of Singapore oil-trading company Hin Leong Trading Pte Ltd (HLT), an ICICI source said on […]

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