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Oil Tankers Drag Out Sailing Times as Surplus Snarls Ports

Sunset over ocean. Tankers visible.

BLOOMBERG, MAY 7, 2020 By Brian Wingfield, Jack Wittels and Firat Kayakiran for Bloomberg — When the supertanker New Vigorous arrived at the port of Antifer in northern France last Saturday, it made a small bit of maritime history. The vessel, laden with 2 million barrels of crude, became the first in almost two years to make the voyage from Saudi Arabia to …

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Saudis May Re-Route Tankers if U.S. Imposes Crude Import Ban. (Good)

Oil tanker at sea

REUTERS, APRIL 22, 2020 By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Olga Yagova LONDON/NEW YORK/MOSCOW – Saudi Arabia is looking into re-routing millions of barrels of oil onboard tankers sailing to the United States if President Donald Trump decides to block imports of crude from the Kingdom, shipping and trade sources say. Some 40 million barrels of Saudi oil are on their …

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