S&P Global Platts Latin America Shipping & Bunker

Providing vital insights on markets dynamics and freight costs after IMO 2020

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May 27th, 2020
10 am – 11 am CT

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S&P Global Platts

This webinar is now available for on-demand replay

Tanker markets have been buzzing in 2020 with unexpected high earnings potential, but the pandemic is continuing to destruct oil demand and coupled with a tsunami of “cheap oil” this has created an excessive need for floating storage. The abundance of oil combined with the COVID-19 related demand reduction of up to 20% during April and May had cracking margins, and sulfur spreads collapse, prompting some shipowners to rethink their IMO 2020 compliance options.

Join S&P Global Platts specialists for our Latin America Shipping & Bunker Webinar to discuss pandemic shifts in 2020.

Learn more about:

Post-mortem on IMO 2020: Latin America shipping market dynamics & freight costs

  • Freight market volatility amid geopolitical uncertainty and COVID-19
  • IMO 2020 impact on Latin America product imports & crude exports
  • Is Latin America the new pacesetter for USGC loading clean freight?

Latin America bunker markets after IMO 2020, and irregular path changes in bunker supply dynamics

  • Effects of coronavirus pandemic on demand and refining operations
  • Will high sulfur IFO 380 disappear?



Barbara Troner

Managing Editor, Americas Tankers
S&P Global Platts

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Silvia Struthers

Associate Editor, Latin American Bunkers
S&P Global Platts

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Bruno Martins

Market Engagement Manager – Brazil
S&P Global Platts