Tankers

News and views from VLCC, chemical and product tanker operators serving the region

The new VLCC desk has concluded a significant number of contracts over the first year of business

VLCC initiative pays off for O...

VLCC initiative pays ...

Oman Shipping Company has reported a rapid period of growth for its VLCC chartering desk in its firs...
Oman Shipping Company has reporte...

Tristar acquires JAFZA chemica...

Tristar acquires JAFZ...

Dubai’s Tristar Group is further strengthening its presence in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) with ...
Dubai’s Tristar Group is furthe...
Bahri has added a number of new tankers to its fleet this year and this investment has helped increase profit levels

Bahri posts profit growth

Bahri posts profit gr...

Bahri, the Riyadh-based shipowner and operator, has reported 20.47% growth in net profits, up to SAR...
Bahri, the Riyadh-based shipowner...
Two of Bahri’s tankers are reported to have been attacked in the Red Sea area

Saudi Aramco halts Red Sea oil...

Saudi Aramco halts Re...

Saudi Aramco announced on 25th July that it has temporarily halted all oil shipments through the Bab...
Saudi Aramco announced on 25th Ju...
The acquisition of two tankers has helped boost Gulf Navigation’s turnover and profitability in the first quarter of 2018

Profits up at Gulf Navigation

Profits up at Gulf Na...

Dubai-headquartered shipping company Gulf Navigation has reported a 5% increase in gross profits for...
Dubai-headquartered shipping comp...
The contract was signed by H.E. Sheikh Talal Al Khaled Al Ahmad Al Sabah, KOTC chief executive officer, and his counterpart Sam H. Ka, president, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co.

KOTC invests in further fleet ...

KOTC invests in furth...

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) has signed a contract with the South Korean shipyard, Hyundai Mipo ...
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) ...
Great Eastern Shipping is steadily diversifying its fleet

Indian owner buys VLGC

Indian owner buys VLG...

Mumbai-based Great Eastern Shipping Company has taken delivery of a secondhand Very Large Gas Carrie...
Mumbai-based Great Eastern Shippi...
The 45,000 dwt chemical tanker NCC Amal leaving the port of Rabigh carrying the landmark shipment

Bahri completes landmark shipm...

Bahri completes landm...

Saudi Arabian shipping group Bahri, has completed the transportation of the first chemical shipment ...
Saudi Arabian shipping group Bahr...
KOTC's chief executive, H.E. Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, signed the latest VLCC tanker contract with BSHIC's chairman. KPC's chief executive, Nezar Al-Adasni, also attended the signing ceremony

KOTC orders VLCC from Chinese ...

KOTC orders VLCC from...

Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC) has signed a contract worth a reported US$ 79.7 million to have a ...
Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC)...
KOTC chief executive, Sheikh Talal Al Khaled Al Sabah receives the ISO 50001 energy management certificate

KOTC aims for greater energy e...

KOTC aims for greater...

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) has recently been assessed as being fully compliant with the latest...
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) ...
The first STS operation in Salalah harbour took place recently

STS operations get underway in...

STS operations get un...

The Port of Salalah completed its first ship to ship (STS) transfer operation at Salalah anchorage r...
The Port of Salalah completed its...
The newly delivered Lawhah

Bahri receives another VLCC

Bahri receives anothe...

Continuing its strong start to 2018, Bahri, has taken delivery of the VLCC Lawhah, which increases t...
Continuing its strong start to 20...
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