Al Oraiq LNG Tanker Heads for Gibraltar, May Be Sailing to U.K.

The Al Oraiq liquefied natural gas carrier changed its destination to the U.K.’s Isle of Grain yesterday before setting it for Gibraltar, IHS Inc. (IHS) data on Bloomberg show.

The tanker can carry 205,994 cubic meters of the chilled fuel and is currently passing through the Suez Canal, the data show. The vessel would arrive at the port east of London on Aug. 4, according to shipping website sea-distances, assuming an average speed of 17 knots.

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