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Jet: Contango pushes tankers around Cape
November 20, 2015
With the European jet fuel market still pricing in a contango -- much as it has since early this year -- a number of tankers are heading to Europe via the longer Cape route around the southern tip of Africa to benefit from the structure.
"We had a lot of November cargoes go around the Cape, so they all land Europe in December," one trader said.