Still more tankers are waiting with full tanks

Bottlenecks at the major refineries means that oil tankers are being increasingly used as floating storage, in numbers not seen since 2009. The ships are anchored off Singapore especially, writes Dagens Næringsliv.

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The rush to deliver crude oil cargoes is swelling in size and, as a result, the total capacity of tankers serving as floating storage has climbed to the highest level since April 2009, reports Norwegian daily Dagens Næringsliv, citing figures from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and Clarksons.

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