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Barbara Troner is managing editor for the Americas tanker markets coverage at S&P Global Platts. Full Bio
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Aug 2020
  • Shipping

New waves in freight, part I: USGC-Brazil route emerges as barometer for tanker market

Shifting oil product trade flows have implications for the way the market assigns value to tanker routes. In a two-part series, S&P Global Platts shipping editors look at the impact of new trends in fuel demand and supply on both sides of the Atlantic

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  • Blog
Dec 2018
  • Bunker Fuel
  • Fuel Oil
  • Shipping

Scrubbers under scrutiny by maritime industry as IMO 2020 nears

Looming 2020 regulations capping marine fuel sulfur at 0.5% have so far benefited manufacturers marketing scrubbers – or exhaust gas cleaning systems, as they are more formally known – but this solution is now being viewed with a more critical eye

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  • Blog
Sep 2018
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil
  • Shipping

In the LOOP: Larger Suezmaxes making more trips from USGC to Europe on rising Aframax rates

Unusual strengthening in the US Aframax tanker market has compelled more crude oil shippers to use larger Suezmax vessels in recent weeks, according to shipping sources

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