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Maran Tankers Takes Suezmax Delivery from Daehan

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

August 13, 2020

Maran Orpheus (Photo: Maran Tankers Management)

Maran Orpheus (Photo: Maran Tankers Management)

Greek operator Maran Tankers Management (MTM), part of the Angelicoussis Group, has taken delivery of the 157,000 dwt oil tanker Maran Orpheus, built by Daehan Shipbuilding Co. in South Korea. 

The Suezmax delivery follows the 157,946 dwt Maran Phoebe handed over from Daehan in June. Both ships are Greek-flagged and classed by DNV GL.

Daehan is also building the ABS-classed, 157,000 dwt Maran Aspasia and Maran Solon scheduled for delivery to MTM in October and December respectively. Again, these vessels will be flagged in Greece.

In addition, MTM has a pair of 318,000 dwt very large crude carriers (VLCC) on order from South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), due for delivery in May and July 2021. These vessels will be flagged in the Bahamas.

Maran Phoebe was delivered to MTM in June (Photo: Maran Tankers Management)

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