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IMS Launches Tankering and Plant Service Company

Dave Hammond (Photo: IMS)

Inland Marine Service, Inc. (IMS) has partnered with Shawn Hantz of Third Coast Tankering, LLC to launch a new tankering and plant service division called Inland Marine Tankering, LLC (IMT), announced IMS president, Dave Hammond.   IMS is a marine management company employing more than 700 professional mariners annually. The company is based in Hebron, Ky., with operations in Paducah, Ky.; St. Louis; New Orleans and Houston.    “Two years ago, IMS began diversifying into other marine related business segments. In addition to vessel management, planned maintenance, compliance management, harbor services and liquid operations, we now have tankering services to offer our current and future customers,” Hammond said.    IMT services include loading/unloading liquid tank barges and in-plant services for refineries and third party facilities as well as offering customized training programs to meet the specific needs of each customer.


MN100: Inland Marine Service, Inc. (IMS)

Dave Hammond (Photo: IMS)

The Company: As one of the largest inland vessel management companies in the United States, Inland Marine Service (IMS) offers services to keep vessels crewed with seasoned, highly skilled mariners. With over 700 employees, IMS is able to serve customers across the Western Rivers, East Coast, and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterways. These crews enjoy a reputation for getting the job done on time and within budget. With 30 years of experience on the river, dedicated safety practices


Lack of Shuttle Tankers: Problem for GOM?

Shuttle tankers meeting rigorous federal safety and environmental standards will be ready to begin transporting crude oil to U.S. ports whenever the first Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel is deployed in the Gulf of Mexico, Houston-based American Shuttle Tankers L.L.C. (AST) said today. "In the weeks since the Minerals Management Service (MMS) approved the use of FPSOs in the Gulf of Mexico, companies evaluating development options for deepwater oil discoveries in the U


Philippine Govt Eyes Sale of PNOC Tankers Anew

According to reports, the Philippine government has revived plans to dispose its interest in the shipping and transport arm of Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) as part of aggressive privatization efforts. The government is inviting prospective financial advisors to submit their offers for the sale of PNOC Shipping and Transport Corp. (PSTC). Interested bidders have until Dec. 12 to submit their offers. The financial advisor will be tasked to advise, guide, and assist in the design


OPEC Set To Slash Production

OPEC's president said on Monday a likely cut in oil supply by the exporting cartel was no threat to global economic growth, but aimed at avoiding a price collapse in the second quarter of the year. Chakib Khelil, who is also Algerian Energy and Mining Minister, told Reuters Television that current OPEC exports were 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) above forecast world demand this year, but that some members wanted to reduce by as much as two million to safeguard revenues.


OPEC Set To Slash Production

OPEC's president said on Monday a likely cut in oil supply by the exporting cartel was no threat to global economic growth, but aimed at avoiding a price collapse in the second quarter of the year. Chakib Khelil, who is also Algerian Energy and Mining Minister, told Reuters Television that current OPEC exports were 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) above forecast world demand this year, but that some members wanted to reduce by as much as two million to safeguard revenues.






 
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