Star Tankers Pool Expands

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Heidmar Inc. announced on Feb. 12 that longstanding pool member, Tsakos Shipping and Trading S. A., entered the M/T Selini into the Star Tankers pool on January 12, 2009. A second new building, the M/T Salamina, is scheduled to enter the Star Tankers pool in mid-February. Both vessels were built at Sungdong Shipyard in Korea. 

Heidmar also announced that Sanko Steamship Co. has committed two additional vessels to the Star Tankers pool. The M/T Moonlight Venture entered the pool on January 17, 2009 and the M/T Larvik will enter in March.

With the delivery of these four vessels, the Star Tankers pool will consist of a fleet of 35 modern, double hull panamax tankers, which trade on a world-wide basis and carry both crude oil and petroleum products.

Heidmar, through its offices in the United States, England, and Singapore employs 100 people and commercially operates a fleet of over 95 tankers. Heidmar is the general agent and commercial manager of five pools: Star Tankers Inc. (panamax/LR1 tankers between 55,000 and 75,000 DWT); Sigma Tankers Inc. (aframax/LR2 tankers between 90,000 and 120,000 DWT); Dorado Tankers Pool Inc. (mid-range product tankers between 37,000 and 55,000 DWT); Marida Tankers Inc. (short-range product tankers between 13,000 and 18,000 DWT) and Blue Fin Tankers Inc. (suezmax tankers between 140,000 and 180,000 DWT).

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter May 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Tanker Trends

NASSCO Lays Keel for Jones Act Tanker Liberty

U.S. shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony on Thursday, May 26 for the Liberty, one of three new ECO Class Jones Act tankers under a

Strike Idles 38 Oil Tankers at Fos-Lavera

Some 38 oil tankers have been held up at the Fos-Lavera oil port in southern France, the country's biggest, including 25 at harbour, up from 12 the previous day,

EGAS: Egypt to tender for 10 LNG Cargoes

Egypt will tender next week to import 10 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for delivery in July and August, an official from the state gas company, EGAS, said on Thursday.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0643 sec (16 req/sec)