LNG Carrier Spot Rates Treble, Buoyed by Trade War Spill-Over

As winter approaches in the northern hemisphere, spot rates for dual-fuel, diesel-electric (DFDE) LNG carriers have more than trebled since the summer, supported as much by technical factors as fundamentals, said a leading UK-based maritime and energy research consultancy.

According to Saturated Gas, an LNG Market Report for Q3 2019 from Maritime Strategies International (MSI), spot rates for DFDE tonnage were reported as high as…

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