Front Warrior: Gemini Suezmax escapes
Rocket propelled grenades (RPGs) were fired from a skiff at FRONT WARRIOR, a Fredriksen Suezmax Bahamas-flagged crude carrier Jamuary 6 at 0232Z approximately 300 nautical miles South East of Muscat. Fire hoses as well as razor wire on the perimeter and additional watch keepers discouraged boarders.
Category: Crude Oil Tankers
MMSI : 309457000
Callsign : C6FL8
Flag : Bahamas
Port of Registry: NASSAU
Jan 05, 2011
owner - full style DS-RENDITE-FONDS NR74.
Disponent owner - Full style: - GEMINI CHARTERING AS, AS AGENTS TO FRONTLINE CHARTERING SERVICES INC
Aa result of the OMI deal, Teekay also acquired a fully functioning Suezmax pool, Gemini Tankers. With 22 commercially managed vessels (at the time of writing), including four time chartered by Teekay – and already inducted into the pool – Gemini Tankers has significant market presence. Frontline has placed its spot Suezmax vessels within the Gemini Pool, bringing the total number of vessels in the pool to 36. To manage the larger fleet and establish a chartering presence in Europe to supplement its existing Stamford, Connecticut operations, Gemini has opened an office in Oslo and four commercial personnel from Frontline have joined the new office. In addition to Frontline and Teekay, König & Cie and Hyundai Merchant Marine are also Gemini Pool partners. spot rates for Arabian Gulf Very Large Crude Carriers, or VLCCs, shot as high as $70,000 a day Monday, almost twice as much as a week ago. Frontline, The Oslo-listed group controlled by tycoon John Fredriksen. Teekay Shipping controls Nordic Shipping , UNS owns 17.3% of the publicly traded company Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd ). Teekay is controlled by Resolute Investments, Inc. (44% in 2002). Resolute is wholly owned by Kattegat Limited, a Bermudian exempt company.