As Iran readies to unleash its tanker fleet into the international waters following a deal on lifting of nuclear sanctions agreed upon between Iran and the six world powers in Vienna, all eyes are on Iranian tanker capacity with industry analysts predicting how might the addition of this fleet influence the market conditions.
In today’s infographic we look at the country’s fleet of the laden Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) prepared by VesselsValue.
As shown in the infographic, oil-rich Iran is the 5th largest owner of laden VLCCs in the world by value $M.
Currently the country has 25 vessels with a total value of $1,449 million, amounting to 7.7 million DWT. This is equivalent to 56.7 million barrels of crude oil.
World Maritime News Staff; Image: VesselsValue