Spotted: New Bitumen Tanker Joins Thome Group

Image Courtesy: Thome Group

Singapore-based ship manager Thome Group has welcomed to its fleet Star River, a bitumen tanker newbuild.

The naming and delivery ceremony for the vessel took place at Chengxi shipyard, part of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), on February 5, 2018.

The 37,000 dwt Star River departed the shipyard on February 6.

The vessel is the first 37,000 dwt asphalt tanker built for Japanese ship owner Kumiai Senpaku by Chengxi, the shipbuilder said.

Star River, which flies the flag of the Marshall Islands, currently has a market value of USD 44.21 million, VesselsValue’s data shows.

World Maritime News Staff

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