Concordia Maritime's product tanker Stena President - the fifth of ten
tankers in the P-MAX series – was named today. The naming ceremony will
be held at Brodosplit Shipyard out-side Split. After her delivery, the
tanker will enter a 10-year charter with Argo Shipping and transport oil
from e.g. ports in the Baltic Sea and around the White Sea to Europe and
The tanker's godmother will be Nataliya Popravko, wife of Sergey Popravko,
the President of Unicom Management Services and COO of the Russian shipping
company Sovcomflot. The master of the Stena President is Yashin Yuriy.
A large number of international guests will attend the naming ceremony
together with Hans Norén, President of Concordia Maritime, and Ulf G.
Ryder, President and CEO of Stena Bulk
. Brodosplit Shipyard will be
represented by its president, Domagoj Klaric.
The Stena President was launched in the second quarter of 2007 and will be
delivered in the third quarter. Her sister, the Stena Primorsk, delivered
in 2006, was also signed to a 10-year charter with Argo Shipping.
The first P-MAX tanker was delivered in December, 2005, and delivery of the
tenth unit is planned for 2010.