Tankers

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

The Chief Executive Officer of Bahri, Abdullah Aldubaikhi, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of ITOPF

Bahri CEO joins ITOPF Board

Bahri CEO joins ITOPF...

The Chief Executive Officer of Bahri, Abdullah Aldubaikhi, has been appointed to the Board of Direct...
The Chief Executive Officer of Ba...
(left) Tarik Al Junaidi, former Chief Executive, Oman Shipping Company; (right) Khamis Juma Buamim, former Managing Director & Group CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding

Shipping company executives mo...

Shipping company exec...

Two of the best-known names in the Middle East tanker shipping business have decided to move on from...
Two of the best-known names in th...
OSC’s General Manager, Commercial, Tankers & Gas, Debasish Mohapatra

Positive outlook for OSC

Positive outlook for ...

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) is anticipating an increasingly strong performance in domestic markets f...
Oman Shipping Company (OSC) is an...
The Suez Canal Authority is looking to increase LNG carrier transits

Suez Canal cuts LNG carriers t...

Suez Canal cuts LNG c...

A new amendment increasing the rebate offered on normal Suez Canal transit tolls for LNG vessels cam...
A new amendment increasing the re...
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...
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