Elizabeth Low

Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Flotilla of Diesel Ships Heads to Europe Amid Energy Crisis

Flotilla The Sunny Liger, a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker with a consignment of Russian diesel, anchored in the North Sea, near IJmuide. (Paul Martens/AFP/Getty Images)

A fleet of ships carrying diesel, one of the world’s most important fuels, is heading for European markets facing energy-security threats from high temperatures, soaring gas prices and Russian disruption.

Elizabeth Low | Bloomberg News
August 18, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

US Fuel Crisis Sparks Refiners to ‘Smash and Grab’ Tankers

oil tanker Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketed in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go due to a cyberattack on the country’s main pipeline.

Elizabeth Low | Bloomberg News
May 11, 2021