ARA gasoline stocks decline 6.7 pct

LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – ARA gasoline stocks independently held in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub declined by 6.7 percent in the week to Thursday, data from Dutch consultancy PJK International showed.

Gasoil and diesel stocks slightly declined as inland demand rose after water levels along the Rhine river recovered a bit in recent days following weeks of severe barge traffic disruptions, PJK’s Patrick Kulsen said.

End-users in markets such as Germany and Switzerland have been replenishing stocks that have drawn in recent weeks due to the barge supply problems, he added.

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Weekly ARA stocks (in ‘000 tonnes)


24/09/2015 17/09/2015 25/09/2014
Gasoline 935 1,002 644
Naphtha 294 255 149
Gasoil 3,613 3,678 2,736
Fuel oil 1,110 1,151 641
Jet fuel 837 811 422


Incoming cargoes Outgoing cargoes
Gasoline Baltics, Israel, UK Nigeria, Mexico, Togo
Naphtha France, Germany, Portugal, Russia None
Gasoil Russia. Saudi Arabia, UK, USA France
Fuel oil Estonia, France, Poland, Russia, UK VLCC dep. Sept 23 for Sing, VLCC dep. 27 Sept for Singapore
Jet fuel India, Saudi Arabia, UAE None


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