PETROCHEM TRADER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PETROCHEM TRADER
    • Operator : USS CHARTERING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9726
    • Full Load Capacity : 20000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 521.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 72 Feet
    • Overall Length : 521.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 72 Feet
    • Load draft : 28.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 62 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : 5 TON CRANES
    • Coast Guard Number : 1211796

USS CHARTERING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF LOAD PORTS TO U. S. EAST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, OCCASIONALLY U. S. WEST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, U. S. JONES ACT COASTWISE TANKER TRADE
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, CHEMICAL PARCELS

CHARLESTON

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL PIONEER

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

HOUSTON

  • Type : Liquid Bulk Tanker
  • Construction : Steel

BROWNSVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORPUS CHRISTI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALVESTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM PRODUCER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM SUPPLIER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil traders are storing as much as 80 million barrels of oil on tankers at sea, with further ships being sought as land storage sites fill up fast due to a global glut of stocks, shipping industry sources say.Traders rushed for storage after global oil demand collapsed by a third due to the coronavirus outbreak, and as top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia have refused to curb output so far

Oil Economics: Freight Rate Surge Cuts into Trader's Profits

Oil Economics: Freight Rate Surge Cuts into Trader's Profits

A jump in freight rates has shaved profits for oil traders seeking to store crude for sale towards the end of the year, even as the contango in the first six months for Brent futures stretched to its widest ever, trade sources said.While a sharp rebound in spot crude differentials could lift traders' profits

Oil Tanker Rates Double

Oil Tanker Rates Double

Supertanker freight rates are on the rise for a second time this month as producers, refiners and traders scramble to secure ships to transport crude or store a fast-growing global glut of oil, industry sources said.Freight rates for very large crude-oil carriers (VLCC) along the Middle East Gulf to China route were assessed at about $180,000 a day on Monday, up from some $125

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

At least five fully-laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers are idling offshore India, as yet unable to discharge their cargoes, after importers there declared force majeure earlier this week, according to an analyst and shipping sources.Gas demand is falling globally amid the fast-spreading coronavirus which has capped industrial output

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

The discount on front-month Brent crude oil futures to later contracts increased to an 11 year high on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to cause an unprecedented slump in global demand. The spread on the May to November contracts had widened to as much as minus $10.31 per barrel at 1004 GMT, a level not seen since January 2009.

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

SINGAPORE, March 24 -- From banks of screens and giant phones in the office, energy traders worldwide are adapting to a laptop in the bedroom -- and it's going surprisingly well.Working from home has become the new norm in the oil trading hubs of Singapore, London and New York as governments encourage physical distancing to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia's Tanker Power Play Could Backfire

Saudi Arabia's Tanker Power Play Could Backfire

Top exporter Saudi Arabia has chartered an armada of ships to flood the market with additional oil, but in the process has driven freight costs so high refiners are reluctant to take the shipments.That could leave the kingdom stuck with tens of millions of barrels in expensive ships at anchor when the coronavirus outbreak has destroyed oil demand and international prices have lost more than half

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There‚Äôs a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

China Fixes First U.S. Crude Cargo Since Latest Tariff Threat

China Fixes First U.S. Crude Cargo Since Latest Tariff Threat

Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on Chinese import, ending a monthlong trade truce.Unipec, the trading arm of state refiner Sinopec , has fixed the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Anne to load U.S.

U.S. Unsure About Details of Tanker Towed to Iran

U.S. Unsure About Details of Tanker Towed to Iran

U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Tehran asserts, creating a mystery at sea at a time of high tension in the Gulf.The MT Riah disappeared from ship tracking maps when its transponder was switched off in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14.

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.Ukraine this month received its first ever barrels from the United States, according to Refinitiv Eikon flows data

Diesel Traders: Shortage is Coming

Diesel Traders: Shortage is Coming

Gasoil traders expect the middle distillates market to stay well supplied until almost the end of 2019 before swinging into deficit with the introduction of new maritime fuel regulations.Calendar spreads for low-sulphur gasoil delivered to Europe's Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub are currently in contango through until October before shifting to backwardation from November onwards.