The NYK Group, Stolt Tankers B.V., and ENEOS Ocean Corporation announced that they launched a chemical ship pool business in the Asia-Pacific region in October.
s informed, the project started with 13 vessels comprising two chemical tankers owned by ENEOS Ocean and 11 chemical tankers owned by a joint venture between the NYK Group and Stolt Tankers.
The vessels are equipped with stainless steel tanks capable of transporting various chemical products, thus allowing the companies to respond flexibly to shippers’ transportation needs. Through this business with Stolt Tankers and ENEOS Ocean in the chemical market, where demand is strong, the NYK Group aims to provide high-quality transport services through a competitive fleet.
We have a deep trust-based relationship with ENEOS Ocean, primarily in the field of crude oil tankers. We are delighted to have taken this step into the chemical tanker pool operation based on these relationships. We look forward to co-creating further value with these reliable partners, Stolt Tankers and ENEOS Ocean.
..said NYK Executive Officer Yuji Nishijima.