US sanctions make VLCC rates surge

US sanctions are a key driver boosting VLCC rates, writes shipbroker Clarksons Platou. The firm expects to see daily rates, which have now surpassed USD 100,000 per day, continue to rise.

VLCC-raterne kommer til at stige mere, forudser Clarksons. | Photo: Edgar Su/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix/REUTERS / X90125

Daily rates for the large VLCC ships have now surpassed USD 100,000 per day, reports shipbroker Clarksons Platou.

And there are no signs that this will be the peak of the iceberg for the VLCC rates, says the firm.

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