LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Gasoline stocks independently stored in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub rose in the week to Thursday to above 1 million tonnes as exports slowed, data from Dutch consultancy PJK International showed.
Gasoil stocks rose to an all-time high as imports from the U.S. Gulf Coast, the Middle East and Asia intensified in recent weeks.
Extremely low water levels along the Rhine river and the Danube severely limited barge loading and traffic along the key artery, creating a backlog in the ARA hub, PJK’s Patrick Kulsen said.
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Weekly ARA stocks (in ‘000 tonnes)
|Incoming cargoes||Outgoing cargoes|
|Gasoline||Norway, Portugal, UK||Nigeria, Togo, U.S.|
|Gasoil||India, Sweden, US||France|
|Fuel oil||Estonia, France, Poland, Russia, UK||T2 VLCCs part cargo for Singapore ETA 19, 23 Sept.|
|Jet fuel||South Korea, UAE||None|
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