NO. 25



Iran Imports More Gas Oil

MEES learns that Iran is taking further steps to import unusually largeamounts of gas oil. It is understood that the West German trading firm, Marimpex,has chartered a 200,000 dwt VLCC to carry the gas oil from Rotterdam to BandarAbbas in mid-April. The crude oil tanker needs to be cleaned first prior totaking delivery of its new cargo.

Earlier this month, three other deliveries of gas oil were made to Iran: a240,000-ton shipment by...