|SHIPPING RATES & BUNKERS ( 10:30am ET )|
|DIRTY TANKER (KT - $/day)||VOYAGE||SPOT TCE EARNINGS||2020 AVG. RATE|
|CLEAN TANKER (KT - $/day)||VOYAGE||SPOT TCE EARNINGS||2020 AVG. RATE|
|TIME CHARTER (KDWT)||1YR ECO RATE ($/day)||NEWBUILD PRICE ($M )||SECONDHAND 5YR PRICE ($M)|
|VLCC , 200+||53,500||91.5||74.0|
|US FLAG (KT - $/day)||VOYAGE||WEEKLY SPOT RATE||2020 AVG. RATE|
|LNG ($/day)||WEEKLY SPOT RATE||CURRENT MONTH RATE||2020 AVG. RATE|
|160M3 Tri-fuel diesel electric (West)||70,000||70,000||93,000|
|138-150M3 Steam turbine (West)||49,000||39,917||75,000|
|160M3 Tri-fuel diesel electric (East)||67,000||67,000||85,000|
|138-150M3 Steam turbine (East)||46,000||46,000||70,000|
|LPG (KT)||SPOT RATE ($/mt)||SPOT TCE RATE ($/day)|
|VLGC, 44 (AG-Japan)||64.85||35,404|
|BUNKERS ($/mt)||IFO 380||MDO|
Oil slips towards $65 as Middle East tensions ease.
Oil slipped further towards $65 a barrel on Friday as tensions in the Middle East over Iran eased for now and investors focused on rising U.S. inventories and other signs of ample supply.
Rising prices show tighter supplies of cleaner fuel for global shipping.
The price of very low-sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) has risen in recent months, a sign of increasing worry there is not enough of the fuel to comply with new global shipping laws that took effect this year.
Japan gas operators sell surplus LNG to China in dribs and drabs.
Local Japanese gas companies are shipping unsold inventories to Chinese clients in relatively small amounts now that demand at home has stagnated and parts of China unserved by pipelines are eager to buy.
Bulgaria to acquire 20% of Alexandroupolis LNG project in Greece.
The Council of Ministers of the Bulgarian Government has approved the participation of Bulgaria’s state gas transmission company, Bulgartransgaz, by a percentage of 20% in the share capital of Gastrade.
|COMMODITIES, (8:30 am CT )|
|CRUDE||SOURCE||UNIT||LAST PRICE||Δ PRIOR DAY CLOSE|
|PRODUCTS||SOURCE||UNIT||LAST PRICE||Δ PRIOR DAY CLOSE|
|NATURAL GAS||SOURCE||UNIT||LAST PRICE||Δ PRIOR DAY CLOSE|
|US Henry Hub||NYMEX||$/MMBtu||2.21||+0.04|
|UK National Balancing Point||ICE||$/MMBtu||4.00||-0.02|
|NATURAL GAS LIQUIDS||SOURCE||LAST PRICE (₵/gal)||LAST PRICE ($/mt)||Δ PRIOR DAY CLOSE(₵/gal)|
|US Mont Belvieu Propane (Spot)||Reuters||52.00||239.66||+0.75|
|PRICE SPREADS ($/bbl)||SOURCE||LAST PRICE||Δ PRIOR DAY CLOSE|
|Brent 3-2-1 Crack||ICE||5.30||+0.82|
|EQUITIES||REGION/COUNTRY||LAST VALUE||Δ PRIOR DAY CLOSE|
|S&P 500||United States||3,275.70||+1.00|
|FTSE 100||United Kingdom||7,587.85||-10.27|
|CURRENCIES||REGION/COUNTRY||LAST VALUE||Δ PRIOR DAY CLOSE|
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