LNG-Tanker Rates Doubling, Ship Glut Erodes

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

According to a Feb. 16 report from Bloomberg, record demand for liquefied natural- gas is causing the decade-long glut of vessels that carry the fuel to disappear, doubling freight rates and at least tripling profit for shipping lines Golar LNG Ltd. and Exmar NV.

(Source: Bloomberg)
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