Vortexa Insights: US crude to Asia & scrubbers

May 28 2020


In US Insights this week, we focused on the strong support Asia has lent US crude flows in recent weeks, pointing to resilient demand - especially in East Asia.

We also looked more broadly at how recent US crude exports stand in a historical context, and the reasons behind the relatively steady levels.  

 

From a freight perspective, we study the dilemma facing shipowners amid the volatility of the global oil demand shock, fuel oil spread changes and IMO 2020, with a case study on scrubber economics. 

 



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