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VLCC fleet growth in 2017 cause for concern

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Significantly more supertankers will join the fleet this year – and likely, in the years to come – than there are vessels leaving the fleet, shows a survey by McQuilling. As many as 30 new VLCCs are expected delivered this year while ten will leave the fleet, and that is cause for concern, notes the firm.


BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN
Published 01.05.17 at 13:33

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