First of Six MR Tankers Joins Tristar’s Fleet

Image Courtesy: Tristar

UAE-based Tristar Group held on May 28 a naming ceremony for the Silver Manoora, the first of six MR product/chemical tankers ordered from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD). 

“This is indeed a red letter day for Tristar. Today we are proud owners of a brand new ship with five more to follow during the course of this year,” Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne said.

“Last year, in September I had the pleasure of visiting this shipyard for the steel cutting ceremony which at that time looked like a simple hydraulic cutting of a very normal looking steel plate. Nine months later the steel plate has been transformed into the beautiful Silver Manoora which we see floating before us today,” Mayne added.

In 2013, Tristar placed a USD 200-million order for six new tankers with HMD. Scheduled for delivery in 2016, the tankers have an improved hull form design, what makes them more fuel efficient and eco-friendly.

Once delivered, all six tankers will be placed on long term time charter with oil major Shell, according to Tristar.

Featuring a length of 183 meters and a width of 32 meters, the Silver Manoora has a maximum speed of 14.2 knots.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Jun 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 1 2

DSM17

Donsö Shipping Meet 2017 is an all inclusive exhibition. Meals, electricity, meeting schedule and banquette dinner is included…

read more >

TOC Europe

TOC (The Terminal Operations Conference) has long been considered best in class by container terminal operators and their suppliers…

read more >

Marine Philippines 2017

The 4th edition of PHILIPPINES MARINE 2017, SHIPBUILD PHILIPPINES 2017 and OFFSHORE PHILIPPINES 2017 is the only specialized Shipbuilding…

read more >

Bunkering Week 2017

IBC’s biennial Bunkering Week is back with its successful series of 3 co-located events: 8th Bunkering in Asia, 4th LNG Bunkering and EMTECH: Ship Emissions Technology Conference.

With a proven track record of bringing together top decision makers from various industry sectors, this remains the go to event for ship owners, fuel suppliers, traders and technology solution providers. Get in-depth and detailed market insights from experts who are taking the decisions, assess peer strategies and give shape to your own in this unrivalled gathering of shipping and marine fuel industry leaders.

Key Highlights for 2017:

* 3 Co-located Conferences

* 12+ Hours of Networking Time

* In-depth Review of Shipping Markets by Segment

* Ship Owner Positions on Emissions Compliance Scenarios

* Pricing Differentials and Availability across Different Fuels

* Technology and Analytics in Fuel Management and Emissions MRV

More info

read more >