Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. Takes Delivery of Two Bunkering Tanker Newbuildings
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. yesterday announced that it has taken delivery of the Andros, a 4,600 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker newbuild from Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China. The vessel is expected to be deployed to the Company's market in the United Arab Emirates. The Company also announced it has taken delivery of the Lefkas, a 6,200 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker newbuild from Qingdao Hyundai Shipyard in China. The vessel is expected to be deployed to the Company's market in Singapore.
E. Nikolas Tavlarios, President, commented, "With the delivery of the Andros and the Lefkas, Aegean Marine has once again strengthened its leading competitive position for the global supply of marine fuel. We intend to deploy these double-hull newbuilds to the United Arab Emirates and Singapore, two of the largest bunkering markets in the world, as we seek to further expand our industry leadership and drive future sales volume growth."
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. is an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and at sea. The Company procures product from various sources (such as refineries, oil producers, and traders) and resells it to a diverse group of customers across all major commercial shipping sectors and leading cruise lines. Currently, Aegean has a global presence in 14 markets, including Vancouver, Montreal, Mexico, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, West Africa, Gibraltar, U.K., Northern Europe, Piraeus, Patras, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Morocco.