Thun Tankers Adds Ship for Deliveries into Restricted Ports

TankerIllustration; Source: Unsplash/Shaah Shahidh

Dutch coastal shipping company Thun Tankers has reached an agreement to strengthen its fleet with the 2011-built tanker Wisby Teak.

Under the deal, the company will add the 7,000 dwt vessel to the Gothia Tanker Alliance with immediate effect. The unit, which is owned by Swedish shipping company Wisby Tankers, will be commercially managed by Thun Tankers.

The highly manouverable tanker has been tailor designed to maximize deliveries into restricted ports. With a length of 99.9 meters, the vessel is able to reach smaller load and discharge installations.

“With Wisby Teak in our fleet we can further increase our client offering with another modern high quality tanker that is able to reach and maximize cargo intake in ports and terminals with restricted accessibility,” Joakim Lund, CCO, Thun Tankers, said.

The development will also strengthen the relationship between Thun Tankers and Wisby Tankers.

“With this third added tanker we do not only deepen our good co-operation further with Thun Tankers and the rest of the partners in the Gothia Tanker Alliance, we can also widen our joint offering towards our customers,” Jonas Engström, Managing Director, Wisby Tankers, added.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Nov 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
28 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

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology

As varied threats in the Mediterranean Sea continue to proliferate, the need to advance…

read more >

CrewConnect Global 2019

CrewConnect Global is the leading forum for collaboration to advance new industry approaches to seafarer recruitment and training.

read more >

CruiseConnect Global 2019

Attend CrewConnect Global and stay on for the CruiseConnect Summit to take part in an industry-wide conversation focused…

read more >

CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening

The CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening will be returning to Rome in 2019 to celebrate it’s 20th year.

read more >