1 July 2019
Unipec has dominated the Poten statistics since 2012, but what’s noticeable in 2019 is its sudden growth in tanker sizes other than VLCCs.
In the suezmax segment, Shell took over the top spot from Chevron. Unipec was described in a Poten report out late last week as a “notable newcomer”, becoming the fourth largest suezmax charterer. This growth was mainly due to increased suezmax imports from Libya and more intra-Asian shipments.
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