”Winds of Change in the Methanol Industry?” – The headline of a blogpost and Clarksons. As several methanol production facilities is reportedly being planned in the US and a number of new methanol carriers have been announced Clarksons reflect over the current situation.

”It seems obvious now that with the huge capacity due to come online that the US will have a lot of volume available for export and so some sort of fleet expansion of the methanol carrying fleet was bound to happen.”

The last words of the blogpost could very well have been copied from my mind, let’s see what will happen and how long it will take for methanol to become, as we believe, an established marine fuel as well.

“All we know for now is that this market is developing fast and the next few years will be exciting for all involved!”


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