Tankers Weekly Last week displayed a solid increase in activity in the Mediterranean, interesting events occurred in the Baltic Sea around the Baltic. The Russia oil that originates from the pipelines of Ust-Luga is contaminated, buyers have already loaded a lot of ships, but there is no one who wants to take delivery as the oil is polluted. This means that these vessels will now disappear out of the market for a period until players want to receive the “contaminated” oil. As a result, Aframax spot rates rose last week by 25%. 1 year time charter contracts remain stable at $.