Heidmar names new CEO

JANUARY 24, 2014 —  Norwalk, CT, headquartered tanker operator Heidmar has appointed Hans van der Zijde as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. van der Zijde graduated from the Nautical Academy of

U.S. tanker American Phoenix commissioned by MOTC

JULY 18, 2012—The U.S.-flag chemical tanker, 49,000 dwt American Phoenix was recently commissioned by Mid Ocean Tanker Company (MOTC). With the length of 616 feet long, beam of 105 feet and draft

Stolt Valor suffers explosion

The Navy reports that guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Baranof (WPB 1318) rescued 24 Filipino mariners in the Persian Gulf, early March 15. At

Eitzen Chemical evaluates its options

Oslo-headquartered chemical tanker operator Eitzen Chemical ASA has commenced a process to evaluate its various options to ensure adequate, longer term financial strength and liquidity. The company, a leading carrier of petrochemical