Deliveries of crude tankers set for peak quarter, but fleet growth headwinds to remain through to mid‐2018 says shipbroker

Deliveries of crude tankers set for peak quarter, but fleet growth headwinds to remain through to mid‐2018 says shipbroker

Newbuilding deliveries are readied to spike this quarter across each of the unrefined tanker dimension classes, placing over 86 million barrels of brand-new capacity into the water and also marking a peak quarter for the present high‐delivery cycle, stated shipbroker Charles R. Weber in its most current regular report. According to the shipbroker, “the surge comes as …