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Sailing Around The Bend
In this article, we point out a significant discovery and make point of why one should take South Africa (as a destination) with a grain of salt.
First published 10 hours ago in Discoveries.
The Foreign Supertankers Currently Picking Up Iranian Oil
So far during the month of January 2019, we have spotted and identified three foreign VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier; ~2 million barrel capacity) supertankers successfully pick up crude oil and gas condensates out of Iran.
First published Jan 25, 2019 in Discoveries.
Aden Refinery Storage Fire
We have a visual of the Aden refinery fire that broke out last night. Tomorrow we'll be following up with the second tank that caught fire as well.
First published Jan 12, 2019 in Discoveries.
Long Lines At The Pump In Mexico
Due to fuel theft in Mexico, the national oil company has been forced to transport gasoline solely by trucks instead of pipeline. We took a closer look.
First published Jan 10, 2019 in Discoveries.
Oil Fire In Western Sinai
An oilfield in western Sinai, Egypt caught fire during the morning hours of December 15th, 2018. We gathered some satellite imagery.
First published Dec 16, 2018 in Discoveries.
Israel Just Imported Oil From An Arab Gulf Nation
For the first time, we saw more than half a million barrels of crude oil arrive in Israel from an Arabian Gulf source. Here are the details.
First published Dec 13, 2018 in Discoveries.
Update On Iranian Oil In The East Med Sea
A brief update showing the successes and setbacks of Iran's efforts to deliver oil in the east Mediterranean Sea a month after the unilateral US sanctions took effect.
First published Dec 11, 2018 in Discoveries.
A Look At Kharg Island, Iran
Here's a snap update of what we've spotted yesterday (December 9th, 2018) at Kharg Island, Iran's largest crude oil export terminal.
First published Dec 10, 2018 in Discoveries.
Iranian Fleet Plus One
Seems like Iran is getting a spare VLCC supertanker to possibly join its crude oil fleet. The ownership details look quite interesting though.
First published Dec 1, 2018 in Discoveries.
US-China Trade Talks Set Aside For More Oil?
It's been several months since US crude oil has been shipped directly to China on account of the ongoing trade talks/war. Let's have a fresh new look at the radar, shall we?
First published Nov 28, 2018 in Discoveries.
Non-Iranian Tanker Off To Pick Up Oil In Iran (Updated 2018-11-24)
Waivers have been issued by the US to eight countries, allowing them to import oil from Iran. So far, we have for the most part seen Iranian tankers ship off the oil (albeit cloaked), but this is the first time we see a foreign tanker signal Iran as its destination.
First published Nov 23, 2018 in Discoveries.
Showtime In Singapore
The National Iranian Tanker Company has successfully managed to outsmart trackers worldwide, but there are limits to how far they can keep their vessels offline.
First published Nov 19, 2018 in Discoveries.
A Rejected Iranian Tanker?
A tanker belonging to the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) departed Iran with a million barrels earlier this month, and seems to have done a u-turn.
First published Nov 19, 2018 in Discoveries.
Iran's Tankers In The East Mediterranean Sea
Since the unilateral US sanctions on Iran took effect just days ago, we started to notice a number of interesting events take place in the east Med Sea.
First published Nov 11, 2018 in Discoveries.
It's Alive!
An idle tanker we've kept close watch on all year has finally made her very first move, a day after US imposes sanctions on Iran.
First published Nov 6, 2018 in Discoveries.