A third of global maritime trade consists of oil shipments. This is why there has been a boom in the number and capacity of sea-going vessels that transport crucial oil and petroleum products. Container shipping is the preferred transportation mode between production sites and consumer markets for such products. Oil throughput (total amount of crude oil that reaches a refinery) increased by 1.3% at the Port of Rotterdam—following a global trend in container oil shipping.
We at Cargo Shipping International (CSI) offer the following ocean freight modes for oil and petroleum products:
- Tankers: Purpose-built ships called tankers are used to transport oil. These tankers are classified by deadweight tonnage (DWT).
Suezmax tankers have a maximum DWT of 200,000, while Panamax tankers are limited to a DWT of 80,000 and a width of 32 meters. These are specialized in transporting liquid cargo from the shipper to the consignee.
- Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs): These ships have a maximum DWT of 300,000. The canals and straits through which the ships pass is a crucial determining factor in the size of the vessel.
CSI’s shipping services adhere to strict scheduling and offer fast transit time. Clients have the option of tracking their cargo directly from our online portal.
LOGISTIC SOLUTIONS ARE OFTEN THOUGHT TO BE COSTLY—BUT THEY DON’T HAVE TO BE.
Having been in the industry for nearly three decades, we are equipped with the network and resources to ensure your cargo reaches its destination safely and on time.
From collecting the cargo to delivering it, our flexible fees suit our clients’ needs.
We take conventional cargo shipping to the next level by offering our clients complete support—from customs documentation to clearance, commercial invoicing, and export licenses—we assist our clients throughout the process.