Norna N: Ishima barbed chemtanker escapes
The barbed wired chemical tanker NORNA N was fired upon by small arms fire and RPG approximately 700 nautical miles East of Socotra on November 24, the ship’s Master conducted evasive maneuvers and the pirates gave up.
Owner, registered owner & operator: Norna Shipping Corp. S.A.E., Alexandria, Egypt
Manager: Ishima Pte Ltd., Singapore
The name Ishima is an acronym derived from the phrase International Ship Management. ISHIMA is a privately owned company headquartered in Singapore, endorsed by Italian Ship owning group D'Amico, providing a service that is ideally apt to fit the needs of the 21st century ship owner.
With its headquarters in Singapore, Vision encompasses a voyage of expansion, which will be constant, continuous and well constructed. Singapore allows closer proximity to major shipping routes. This provides us with opportunity to make full use of the human resources and marine services available to us.
ISHIMA was founded in July 2005, under the D’Amico group. Traditionally a family business in Italy, D’Amico has been operating for over fifty years. Today, ISHIMA manages 25 ships and supervises the construction of seventeen more.
8006866 NORNA N 3EDY7 Chemical/Oil Tanker 45528 1982 Panama
ex Ship Name: LEADER M