June 1 - BBC Chartering has shipped a number of ethylene refinery units from Ulsan in South Korea to Freeport, Texas for an ongoing US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project.

The project includes the construction of an ethane cracker at the Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas; and two polyethylene units in Old Ocean, Texas near the Sweent complex.

The most recent transport included the shipment of heavy tanks, columns and treating units from South Korea to the USA onboard the 14,800 dwt vessel BBC Pearl, which is capable of lifting up to 800 tonnes. The heaviest item onboard weighed 230 tonnes.