Crude Oil, LNG, and LPG Tanker Industry Plans for Expansion with 12 Announcements in H1 2016, says GlobalData
GlobalData’s latest report shows that in terms of planned oil tanker deadweight tonnage, Gener8 Maritime, Maran Tankers Management, and Tsakos Energy Navigation are the top three operators globally, with 3,319,000, 2,212,900 and 1,619,300 tonnes planned, respectively.
Four new crude oil tankers were announced in the first half of 2016, with Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company announcing two, and Kyoei Tanker Company and Tsakos Energy Navigation announcing one each, according to data from research and consulting firm GlobalData.
The company’s report states that in terms of planned Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier storage capacity, the top three operators are Teekay LNG Partners with 3,460,000 cubic meters (m3), Mitsui OSK Lines with 3,032,934 m3, and Maran Gas Maritime with 2,256,000 m3. ….