TradeWinds News: Growth of ‘dark fleet’ could push Russia to riskier tankers, analyst says

November 5, 2022

Tanker broker Poten & Partners has raised safety concerns over the likelihood that Russia will increasingly rely on the dark fleet to move its oil.

Erik Broekhuizen, head of tanker research for the New York broking house, said most of the tankers involved in carrying sanctioned oil are older vessels that can rake rates that are two to three times higher than in above-board trades. To read the full article, click here.
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