Miserable tanker market turns VLCC rates negative: "Not sustainable"

Supertanker spot rates have, rather unusually, turned negative, and Euronav expects more ships to be taken out of the market, the carrier informs ShippingWatch. Recovery on the heels of Covid-19 has yet to materialize.

The unusual situation in the tanker market has sent supertanker rates plunging into the negative. "The situation is unsustainable," says tanker carrier Euronav. | Photo: Euronav

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