Period charter rates for LNG carriers are showing slight signs of sliding lower from their firm positions in a market where spot have been plummeting downwards since late December.

Brokers highlighted Equinor’s sublet to BP of the 160,000-cbm tri-fuel diesel-electric (TFDE) LNG carrier Cool Runner (built 2014) for one year which was reported at around $140,000 per day, some $20,000 per day down on last done.