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Phoenix Energy Nav Joins Aframax Pool

PDV Marina, S.A. (PDVM), the marine transportation subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), the Venezuelan state oil company, and Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. announced that Phoenix Energy Navigation SA (Phoenix) has joined the Aframax International Pool. Phoenix has contributed two double-hulled Aframax tankers to the pool (the Phoenix Alpha and the Phoenix Beta both built in 2003), expanding the number of vessels in the Pool to 34, including committed newbuildings. "We are very pleased to welcome Phoenix Energy Navigation SA into the Aframax International Pool." The Pool's Managers noted that "the addition of Phoenix's two modern vessels to the Aframax International Pool will enable the Pool to continue to offer additional capacity to its customers and to achieve further scheduling and operating efficiencies through the continued expansion of its fleet as well as the continued strategic marketing of the Pool into new areas."


TEN Sells Tanker

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd., announced the sale of the 1999-built 107,181 dwt Aframax tanker Olympia to an independent Greek- based operator. The Olympia will be delivered to her new owners in January, 2008 resulting in a $34m capital gain that will be recorded in the first quarter of 2008. The Olympia is debt-free and as a result all proceeds from this sale will be free cash available for reinvestment.


Tsakos Energy Navigation Announces 3Q Profits

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) (NYSE: TNP) reported financial results (unaudited) for the third quarter and first nine months of 2007. Net income was a record $50.0m for the third quarter of 2007, (including capital gains of $31.8m) as compared with $44.5m (including capital gains of $13.3m) for the third quarter of 2006. Net revenues (voyage revenues net of commissions and voyage expenses) expanded 3.9% to $97.2m from $93.5m reflecting growth of the fleet (43


TEN Acquires VLCC

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) recently acquired the 299,700 dwt double hull VLCC M/T Maersk Estelle, built in Denmark in 1994, from the AP Moller / Maersk Group. Initially, this vessel will participate in the current strong spot market while the Company considers opportunities for longer-term employment. TEN will assume ownership of the vessel during the later part of January 2004. "We are very excited about this latest addition to our fleet of young and environmentally friendly


Tsakos Energy Time Charter for Product Tankers

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) (NYSE:TNP) announced two year time-charters with profit sharing for four 2005-built handymax MR product tankers to an international oil entity starting promptly. The minimum revenue expected from these fixtures is estimated at $32m. Prior to these fixtures, the vessels were operating in the spot market.  


Charters of Tsakos Tankers Extended

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 Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) announced charter extensions with a state oil company with profit sharing provisions for four panamax tankers, with an average duration of 22 months per vessel and minimum gross revenues of $65 million.   These fixtures are expected to commence between April and November of 2016 upon expiration of their existing employments and contribute, on an annualized basis, an extra $20m to the Company's bottom line.  


TEN Announces Delivery and Immediate Charter

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (TEN) announced the delivery of the 37,340 dwt, 1B ice-class handysize product tanker Byzantion from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, in South Korea. Concurrent with the delivery, the vessel entered a three-year time charter with a European oil trader for a minimum rate and a 50/50 profit share should rates exceed that minimum. The company expects the vessel to generate a minimum of $21m in gross revenue over the duration of the charter. The delivery of the


TEN Announces Charter Extensions for Tankers

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited announced a two-year time-charter extensions for two Aframax product tankers to Neste Oil of , the original charterers. The charters are comprised of a minimum rate and 50:50 profit share if rates exceed that level. The charters, assuming only the minimum rate, are expected to generate gross revenues in excess of $42.5 million over the corresponding period. The vessels are expected to commence their new employment upon expiration of the existing charters in


Delivery, Charter of Aframax Tanker Asahi Princess

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) announced the delivery and charter of DNA-aframax tanker Asahi Princess from Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan. The vessel was placed on a one-to-four month repositioning time-charter with a major international oil trader. Upon expiry of the charter, the vessel will be redelivered to its intended operating area, the mid-Atlantic basin. “We welcome the Asahi Princess into our fleet, the sixth DNA aframax tanker


Tsakos Time Charters for Suezmax Tankers

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) announced a two year time-charter extension with profit sharing up to a maximum level with the same charterer, for the 2002-built double hull suezmax tanker Decathlon. TEN also announced a three-to-six month time charter for the 2006-built suezmax tanker Archangel through the initiation of a relationship with an international oil major. Prior to this new charter, the Archangel was operating in the spot market.


Great Ships of 2016: Sunray

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Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. This year 18 ships in total were honored, including many “world firsts.”   Sunray - First of Two Dual Class Tankers for TEN


TEN Announces Time Charter for Hercules I

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 Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN), a leading diversified crude, product and LNG tanker operator, today announced an up to 18 months time charter with minimum and profit sharing provision for the newly delivered VLCC Hercules I to a major US oil company.  


TEN Strengthens Vessel Base

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 Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN)'s growth has continued unabated in 2017 with the delivery of one VLCC, the Hercules I, one aframax tanker the Marathon TS and the shuttle tanker Lisboa, currently all under long-term employment to solid counterparties.   


TEN's 15-Vessel Newbuilding Program Nearing Completion

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 Greece-based Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) said that its 15-vessel newbuilding program is nearing completion with the final three aframax tankers expected to be delivered in the coming months.    In the second half of the year


Tsakos Energy Navigation Reports 156% Increase in Q1 Profits

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 Greece-based Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TEN) has reported first-quarter profit of $37.3 million from $14.6 million in Q1 2014 - a 156% Increase. On a per-share basis it has profit of 42 cents.   The results topped Wall Street expectations


TEN Charters Tanker at 20% Premium

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited announces two-year charter renewal at a 20 percent premium to prior contract reflecting strong tanker market fundamental, oil price levels positive for tanker markets   Greece-based crude, product and LNG tanker operator Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited


Tsakos Fixes Three LR2s on Timecharter

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 Crude, product and LNG tanker operator Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TNP) announced the charter for an average of 36-months per vessel for its three LR2 Aframax tankers to a major European oil concern for crude trading operations. The total gross revenues from these three fixtures are


Insurance Snags May Impede Iran Oil Exports

Efforts by Iran to start exporting oil to Europe are being held up as foreign tanker owners are still struggling to secure insurance for cargoes, leading shipping players said on Tuesday. A nuclear deal between world powers and Iran earlier this month led to the removal of curbs on Tehran's


TEN Fixes Five Panamaxes

Courtesy TEN (Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd)

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (NYSE:TNP), a leading crude, product and LNG tanker operator, today announced charter extensions with a state oil company with profit sharing provisions for five panamax tankers, with an average duration of 22 months per vessel and minimum gross revenues of $65 million


Tsakos Orders Tankers at Sungdong

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 South Korean shipyard Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (Sungdong) has won an order from Greece’s Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) for two 74,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) crude-oil carriers with an option for two more.


TEN Sends New Aframax Tanker to Work for Statoil

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (NYSE:TNP) has taken delivery of the aframax tanker Elias Tsakos, part of the 15-vessel newbuilding program and the first of the nine assigned for the Statoil long-term business. The vessel was delivered from Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries and will immediately


TEN Delivers Aframax Tanker

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 Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN Ltd) has announced the delivery of the Aframax crude tanker "Thomas Zafiras" from Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries which will immediately enter a long term contract to a Northern European charterer that could generate gross revenues in excess of $100


INTERTANKO Reelects Tsakos as Chairman

Dr. Nikolas Tsakos of Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. was reelected for two further years by the INTERTANKO Council who met this week in London.    The Council members also engaged in dialogue with the IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim, as well as the Rt Hon John Hayes CBE


TEN Announces Four New Time Charter Contracts

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 Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN), a leading diversified tanker owner, has announced new time charter contracts for four vessels, an aframax, two panamaxes, and a handysize product tanker, all to major end users.    The average contract length of all four fixtures is 14


Gulf Navigation, Mena Energy Sign Strategic Deal

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GulfNav has marked another milestone by entering into strategic alliances with MENA ENERGY.   The strategic alliances  for mutual co-operation in ship acquisition, chartering and commercial management aims to set out a platform for the parties to have an enhanced commercial






 
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