Montigny, a fairly common place name in France and moniker of this 4-year-old crude tanker, recently offloaded in Bayonne. Larger in deadweight tons than the average in KVK, Montigny is classified as aframax, ie, larger than panamax and smaller than suezmax.


See page 4 in this link. Here’s one of four shipspotting fotos.

If Lisa Margonelli is accurate in projecting the US appetite for energy will triple by 2025, what size vessels and transporting from where might we expect? Can deepwater offshore terminals be far off the drawing boards?

Photo by Will Van Dorp.