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TNK-BP Will Send Its First Tanker With ESPO Oil
Russia >> 12/25/2009 - The Russian-British company TNK-BP will send its first tanker with oil of the ESPO (East Siberia–Pacific Ocean) grade from the new seaport Kozmino, the terminal point of the East Siberia–Pacific Ocean...
Stena Bulk Orders New Generation Suezmax Tankers
South Korea >> 1/12/2010 - Stena Bulk has confirmed an order for two in-house designed Suezmax tankers from Samsung, South Korea for delivery in 2011. The 158,700-dwt vessels, with a length of 274 metres and a beam of 48 metres...
Diana Shipping Signs Shipbuilding Contracts
China >> 4/13/2010 - Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping transportation company specializing in dry bulk cargoes, announced that it has signed, through its 100% owned subsidiaries, two shipbuilding contracts with China...
Sonatrach Receives Berge II - LPG Tanker
Algeria >> 9/16/2010 - Hyproc Shiping Compagny, 100% subsidiary of Sonatrach, has approved and put into operation in Arzew, a new vessel, LPG tanker named "Berga II. The order was placed on 1 September 2008 with the constru...
NSCSA Subsidiary Purchase Two Petrochemical Tankers
Saudi Arabia >> 12/21/2010 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) announces that the Board of Directors of The National Chemical Carriers Ltd. Co. (NCC) (one of its affiliates) agreed in their meeting held on Tue...
Chemoil to Complete Fujairah Expansion by Q3 2012
United Arab Emirates >> 6/13/2011 - Global marine fuel supplier Chemoil Energy Ltd. expects to complete the seven-fold expansion of its Fujairah storage terminal by the third quarter of next year, the company's chief executive said. The...
KOTC Receives Oil Tanker from Daewoo Shipbuilding
Kuwait >> 6/20/2011 - Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. (KOTC) announced it received a giant tanker from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. The tanker, named Al-Salmi, can carry up to 1.2 million barrels of oil, according ...
AKPS Signs Letter of Intent for Two Aframax Tankers
United States >> 7/25/2011 - Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA announced that its sole operating subsidiary, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), has signed a Letter of Intent with SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. (SeaRiver), Exxon Mobil...
MWCC Delivers “Eagle Texas” Tanker to Expanded System
United States >> 9/21/2011 - Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) has announced the delivery of an integral component to its expanded containment system, a new Aframax tanker. Named "Eagle Texas" in a recent ceremony in Takamat...
KOTC to Receive New Giant Tanker
Kuwait >> 9/27/2011 - A fourth giant tanker will join the fleet of Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC) on Friday, announced the company Board Chairman and Managing Director Nabil Bouresli. The 320,000-ton oil tanker, "Al-Rig...
Sakhalin-1 Achieves 5 Years of Safe Tanker Operations
Russia >> 9/27/2011 - Exxon Neftegas Limited (ENL), on behalf of the Sakhalin-1 Consortium, announces that its De-Kastri Terminal in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia, has reached a significant milestone of five years of safe tanker...
Aker to Supply Pusnes Offshore Loading Systems
Brazil >> 10/13/2011 - Aker Solutions has been awarded contracts for the supply of Pusnes offshore loading systems for ten shuttle tankers that will operate in Brazil and Norway. The total contract value for Aker Solutions ...
Dryships Obtains $141 m Loan for its Four Tankers
Greece >> 10/26/2011 - DryShips Inc., a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced the signing of a $141 million syndicated s...
Kazmortransflot Purchases 2 Large Capacity Aframax Tankers
Kazakhstan >> 12/9/2011 - The ceremony of acceptance of the first large capacity tankers by JSC NMSC “Kazmortransflot” (KMTF, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSC NC “KazMunayGas”) was held on 9 December 2011 in the port of Batumi...
Kuwait to Purchase Nine Oil Tankers
Kuwait >> 1/26/2012 - As part of efforts to enlarge and modernize its tanker fleet, Kuwait plans to sign a number of contracts with giant international builders of oil tankers in the coming thirty days for building nine ne...
Kuwait in $556M Deal with Daewoo for 5 New Tankers
Kuwait >> 1/30/2012 - Kuwait Oil Tanker Co (KOTC) has signed a $556 million contract with South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to build five new tankers, the state news agency KUNA reported on Monday. ...
Sudan Oil Dispute Keeps Tanker from Japan Port
Sudan >> 2/20/2012 - A ship carrying disputed Sudanese crude is awaiting permission to dock in Japan, unable to unload its cargo for the past week because of uncertainty surrounding the ownership of the oil, shipping sour...
OSX to Build 11 Medium Range Tankers for Kingfish
Brazil >> 3/12/2012 - OSX was hired by Kingfish do Brasil Navegacao S/A to build 11 medium range tankers, with 45,000 DWT (Deadweight Tonnage) each, for transportation of oil and clear products. These vessels shall be char...
Kuwait to Start Building 6 Tankers, Receive 9 in 2014
Kuwait >> 5/2/2012 - Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. will start building six oil and gas tankers in 2014, state news agency KUNA reported, citing KOTC’s chairman. The company will also receive nine tankers in mid-2014 as part of a ...
Somali Pirates Seize Greek-Owned Tanker Off Oman
Somalia >> 5/11/2012 - Pirates have hijacked a Greek-owned oil tanker carrying 135,000 metric tonnes of crude oil while in the Arabian Sea, the first successful attack on an oil tanker off the Horn of Africa in more than a ...

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