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  • n. Plural form of shipbroker.


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  • Trafigura, one of the world's largest commodities traders by volume, last month chartered one of four tankers that South Sudan alleged contained crude oil that had been seized by Khartoum amid escalating tensions between the two countries over oil transit fees, according to shipbrokers.

    Trafigura Drawn Into Sudan Oil Dispute

  • According to two shipbrokers, Swiss-based Trafigura chartered the Ratna Shradha tanker, which loaded in mid-January.

    Trafigura Drawn Into Sudan Oil Dispute

  • LONDON—Oil trading firm Trafigura Group has chartered a ship that South Sudan believes is carrying oil stolen by neighboring Sudan, according to shipbrokers.

    Trafigura Drawn Into Sudan Oil Dispute

  • Foreign ship owners are particularly avoiding the northeastern part of the country, where radiation continues to leak from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex, traders and shipbrokers said.

    Shippers Seek Japan Premiums

  • European shipbrokers told Dow Jones Newswires that Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company is directing its shipping arm to send crude from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean.

    Oil Edges Lower On Possible Libya Resolution

  • Tuesday, shipbrokers said that Indian state-run refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp. has provisionally chartered an 80,000 metric ton tanker to take Syrian oil in mid-December.

    ONGC Videsh Considers Importing Syria Crude

  • PetroChina time chartered the vessel for up to nine months at a freight rate of $36,000 a day, shipbrokers said.

    PetroChina Inks Fuel Deals

  • In December, the company chartered a very large crude carrier, or VLCC, called the Athenian Success to store as much as 2.2 million barrels in the Mediterranean Sea, according to shipbrokers and traders in Singapore and London.

    PetroChina Inks Fuel Deals

  • However, based on the ship's draft, which can be used to measure the weight of cargo onboard, the VLCC is still half empty, shipbrokers say.

    PetroChina Inks Fuel Deals

  • The newly built supertanker left a South Korean shipyard on Jan. 11, loaded a small parcel of gasoil from a regional port, and then arrived off Malta's shores in late February, according to shipbrokers.

    PetroChina Inks Fuel Deals


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