6th Oil Tanker Shipping Summit 2016 will be held on 15th, March in Beijing, China. It has become an international gathering in the oil tanker shipping field. Our previous delegates include UNIPEC, CNPC, CNOOC, NPI, Sinochem Oil, China Shipping, COSCO Dalian, NYK, HMM, AET Tankers, Navig8… This year, it is expected to attract more than 100 attendees: charterers (Shandong teapot refineries included), ship owners, brokers, ship management companies, leasing companies, etc.
Networking with major charterers, ship owners and brokers
Updated info of Chinese oil majors
Gathering of Shandong teapot refineries with quota of crudes importation
Iran sanctions and global oil price
Acquisition, merger and Pooling of shipowners: 1+1>2?
Quota of Crude Oil Import
Quota of Refined Oil Export
Teapot Refineries wanting to be international charterers
The year of 2015 has witnessed great hardship in world economy. In previous 18 months, the oil price slumped nearly 60%. For the present, it is still kept at a low level. However, OPEC refuses to reduce oil output; Iran increases export; US has removed original restriction on crude oil export; Conflicts in Middle East are becoming more intense again … Due to so many factors, what on earth will happen to the global crude oil price? The performance of international tanker market is encouraging, with daily rates reaching the best level since 2009 and amount of new orders reaching the highest point in recent eight years. How long will the prosperous tanker market last? China becomes the largest oil importing country, while US ranks the second. It will complete establishment of 6 petroleum storage. Will the crude oil storage capacity be able to satisfy future demands?
So far, there are 13 teapot refineries having using right of imported crude oil in China. With the policy bonus, will the wharf, storage tanks and other infrastructure be able to meet the demands? What else should these teapot refineries do to be an international charterer?
Refined oil quality upgrading has been speeded up and the pricing mechanism will be unveiled by beginning of 2016. How will it influence domestic trading market? The Big Three state-owned oil giants monopoly situation is ended in refined oil exportation. How will it benefit the clean tanker shipping market?
??Macro Economy & Energy Pattern
??◆ Federal Reserve declared increase of interest rates ; CNY joined the SDR basket
??◆ US-dominated TPP was periodically finalized; conflicts in Mid-East were upgraded again; along with ASEAN-centered RCEP and China-led Asia-Pacific FTAAP… how will the global political economy pattern be affected ?
??◆ China plans to accomplish 500 million SPR and 400 million commercial crude oil reserve by 2020: changes in China’s crude ????oil importing pattern and overseas investment
Shandong Teapot Refinery Focus
??◆ Status of Shandong Teapot Refineries??: capacity, products, newly-built or extension projects
??◆ Implementation Process of Using Right of Imported Crude Oil ; Current Situation of Port, Storage Tanks, Pipelines and Other Infrastructure Related
??◆ Future Planning and Shipping Demands of Major Teapot Refinerie??s??????
????Acquisition, merger and Pooling of shipowners:1 1>2？
??Tonnage seems to be an important factor for the shipowners to take more market share. China Shipping& COSCO, Sinotrans & CSC Holdings become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the China Merchants Group, Genmar&Navig8, Frontline2012&Frontline Tankers…
??◆ Will acquisition/merger/pooling be a trend? How will it impact global shipping market?
Dirty Tanker Market
D??ay rates for VLCC’s are up 44% from the same period a year ago to $111,000 on the benchmark Arabian Gulf to Japan route. Average rates for VLCCs are now around 50% above their 25-year average spot rate, which sits just below $40,000 per day; China VLCC and other shipowners are accelerating expansion of their VLCC fleet.??
??◆ VLCC Shipping Market Outlook: Change in Fleet Supply, Freights and Shipping line
??◆ With current order book & delivery when will it actually impact VLCC market?
Suezmax tanker market is basically stable while Aframax Asian route is relatively active, with freights are relatively stable. However, in 2015, Aframax tankers are especially welcomed by the investors. In the first 8 months of 2015, there were 29 orders for Aframax tankers; By contrast, the newbuilding orders of Panamax tankers is fewer, and orders of the handy has also been kept at a low level since 2014.
??◆ Overview of Suezmax, Aframax and Panamax Market(Fleet Supply, Freights, Order Book, Shipbreaking)
??Transport Market of Refined Oil Products – Domestic market??
??Refined oil quality upgrading has been speeded up and the pricing mech??anism will be unveiled by beginning of 2016. How will ??it influence domestic trading market???
??◆ Domestic Product Tanker Market Outlook (Fleet Supply, Freights)
??◆ Costal Shipping Line Focus (Fleet Supply of Major Tonnage-Level Ships)
??◆ Seasonal & Regional Fleet Supply Differences
??◆ Costal ‘Swing’ tonnages’
Refined Oil Product Transport Market – International
????In 2015, about 200 MR product tankers were delivered; by the end of August 2015, there had been orders for 56 tankers, totally 4,800,000 DWT, which would be delivered between 2016 and 2017, most of which are LR2 and LR1.??
??????◆ Status of MR, LR1 & LR2 Ship Market Outlook (Fleet Supply, Freights)
??◆ To break former monopoly situation, teapot refineries are expected to win export quotas qualification. Will this benefit related product tanker market???????????????
???Panel Discussion & Brainstorming
????With opening of imported crude oil using rights & refined oil product exportation qualification quota, teapot refineries have a louder say in the international shipping market and become increasingly inspired to be a charterer.??
??◆ What else should these teapot refineries do to be an international charterer?
??◆ What make major international tanker owners hesitate when considering cooperation with teapot refineries?
Risks & Costs Control
??◆ New Marine Insurance Products??
??◆ Case Study & Practical Experience: How to Optimize Risk-control of Deepsea Shipping
??◆ In Era of Low Oil Price, How Will the Ship Owners Reduce Operation Costs Further???????
??◆ A Look Back at 2015 Terminal Market – Oil Storage Market Environment and Relevant Policies
??◆ Coastal Oil Storage Tank Distribution and Berths Status
??◆ Status of China’s State-Owned & Commercial Crude Oil Terminals?
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