Our Transport Group includes the dry bulk shipping business, petroleum tankering business, as well as shipping services businesses which include ship agency and ship brokerage.
Dry Bulk Shipping Business
As one of Thailand's largest owners of Handymax, and Supramax dry bulk vessels, our dry bulk shipping company, Thoresen Shipping, services all reaches of the globe.
Our owned vessels range in size from 39,000-57,000 deadweight tonnes and carry a broad range of major and minor bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, grains, cement, fertilisers, steel products, and forest products.
These ships provide tramp services with no fixed schedules according to the individual requirements of Thoresen Shipping's clients. The tramp services are operated under contracts of affreightment, time charter trip, and period time charters. In addition to the own fleet, Thoresen Shipping also operates the number of chartered in vessels in order to ensure our customers needs are met.
Petroleum Tankering Business
Thoresen Thai Agencies Plc. holds 40 % shares of Petrolift, Inc,a leading Philippines petroleum tanker company. Incorporated in 1992, Petrolift is an accredited tankering services contractor for the major oil companies in the Philippines. It owns and operates a fleet of nine petroleum tankers/barges and one liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker. The fleet has a total capacity of about 30 million litres transporting fuel such as petroleum, ethanol, and LPG products to all major ports/depots in the Philippines.
Shipping Services Businesses
Our shipping services companies provide and offer general ship agency capabilities in Thailand, Vietnam, the United Arab Emirates, and Indonesia, and a worldwide ship brokerage service with offices throughout the region. Our clients include major dry bulk, container vessel owners and operators, trading companies, and logistics companies.
We are one of the largest ship agency groups in Thailand, handling vessels of every industry type. Our ship agency business is undertaken by two companies, namely, Gulf Agency Company (Thailand) Ltd. ("GAC"), and Thoresen (Indochina) S.A. ("TI").
These two companies provide comprehensive ship agency services including : port clearance, berthing, loading and discharging, cargo booking, fuel, water and stores supply, vessel repairs, and crew changes.
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