Single-Hull Tanker Traffic to Saudi Ports Dwindles

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

December 27, 2009

A Dec. 25, 2009 report from Gulf News, said the number of single-hull supertankers bound for Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil-producer, fell 50 percent over the past month, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg. Trading of single-hull tankers will become more restricted next year under International Maritime Organization regulations. The vessels will require inspections to prove their seaworthiness.

(Source: www.gulfnews.com)
 

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