Vela Adds Double-Hulled Crude Tanker

Thursday, January 13, 2011

According to a report from Bloomberg, Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest state-owned oil company, said a new very large crude carrier entered service with its tanker-operating subsidiary Vela International Marine Ltd. The Homam Star is Vela’s fourth double-hulled VLCC to be built by South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co.

(Source: Bloomberg)

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