About Ocean Tankers > Milestones

Milestone 7968

1968

Acquired its first vessel, the 100 DWT “Sea Lion”.

Milestone 1970

1970

Embarked on the first round-the-world voyage with the 31,200 DWT MT Ocean Jupiter

Milestone 1978

1978

Established Ocean Tankers (Pte) Ltd.

Milestone 1985

1985

Contracted the first newbuilding the 4,135 DWT MT Ocean Princess.

Milestone 1990's

1990's

First phase of fleet expansion: Acquired 7 Product Tankers and 7 VLCCs, and contracted 19 new General Purpose Tankers.

Milestone 2000's

2000's

Second phase of fleet expansion and rejuvenation.

Milestone 2002

2002

Contracted 24 new 50,000 DWT double-hull Medium Range Tankers.

Milestone 2004

2004

Contracted 12 new 108,000 DWT doublehull Aframaxes.

Milestone 2006

2006

Contracted 12 new double-hull CSR-compliant VLCCs.

Milestone 2007

2007

Acquired 5 double-hull Panamaxes.

Milestone 2008

2008

Christened the 318,000 DWT Hua San, the world’s first and largest CSR-compliant double-hull VLCC.

Milestone 2009

2009

Awarded the Singapore International Maritime Awards – Shipowner of the Year.

Milestone 2009

2009

Christened the 318,000 DWT double hull Jiu Hua San, Ocean Tanker's fourth VLCC built to CSR rules.

Milestone Today

Today

A leading tanker company in Singapore owning and operating an extensive fleet of 100 vessels and counting.