Aurora and GSB Tankers establish Asian chemical tanker venture

Aurora Tankers, a wholly owned subsidiary of the diverse IMC Industrial Group (IMC), has formed a strategic partnership with Golden Stena Baycrest Tankers (GSB) to manage and operate stainless steel chemical tankers across Asia.

Golden Stena Baycrest Tankers (GSB) is a joint venture between Golden Agri-Resources, Stena Bulk and Bay Crest Management, established in 2019.

Frederik Guttormsen, managing director, IMC Shipping Group, said: “We remain confident in the chemical tanker market overall and we will continue to expand our shipping platform which today include our 22 strong MR tanker fleet, our stainless-steel 19k fleet, CSIMC, our fleet of MPVs, the global dry bulk operating business and the domestic operation in Indonesia by PTPSS.”

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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