Ship management venture Crowley Accord Management was awarded full technical management contracts for five new tankers.
The company said that these tankers will be joined in the coming weeks by three more, bringing Crowley’s international ship management fleet to more than 70.
The five products tankers brought under Crowley Accord management are the MT Dawn Haridwar, MT Dawn Mansarovar, MT Dawn Mathura, MT Dawn Madurai and MT Portland Pearl.
The first four are owned by Arya Tankers and will operate along the Indian Coast, while the fifth is owned by Union Maritime Limited and will operate in the Europe-to-Nigeria trade. Combined, these tankers represent over 130,000 gross tons in the market.
“Crowley Accord draws on its pool of experienced resources, which are at its disposal both ashore and afloat,” said Sanjay Shesh, Managing Director of Crowley Accord.
At the moment Crowley Accord manages over 70 vessels of various types.