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The event is a great opportunity to hear from…


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At one point it was very important. And I think it will be again.

DHT Leopard — VLCC tanker

IMO2020, for those who don’t know, was a limit in the sulphur content of marine fuel. The regulations reduced allowable sulphur content by ~85%. That might not seem like a big deal but it has a…


Last year everyone was waiting for a big moment in the oil and fuel markets: #IMO2020, a seemingly small change around the type of fuel ships burned. In summary, the sulphur content of ship fuel, which is a residual fuel from refining operations, was being reduced by more than 80%…


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Disclosures and statements: I am long Teekay Tankers, Euronav, DHT, PBF Energy, and a basket of other crude shipping stocks. This article represents my opinions about the market and is not investment advice. If you notice any factual issues, please write me: calvinfroedge@gmail.com or message me on Twitter @calvinfroedge

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If you’ve been following the maritime industry’s #IMO2020 fuel transition to lower sulphur fuels, you know that some vessels who have installed “scrubbers” can still burn high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO), while others have to burn low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) or Marine Gas Oil (MGO), fuels which are much…


Last December I started building a small community for tech people in beautiful, tax friendly western Panama. The pitch was that you could come live in and explore Panama, get your tax residency, and hang out with others. The property focuses on infrastructure first in a gorgeous setting with fantastic…

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Software developer, investor, energy markets analyst.

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