Jakarta: State oil giant Pertamina is set to take delivery soon of the two largest tankers built in Indonesia to date. The 17,500 dwt ships are being built by state run PT PAL Indonesia, and are set to be handed over soon, and are part of a seven ship series order.
In the last nine years Pertamina has supported the local shipbuilding industry, ordering a total of 11 tankers with sizes ranging from 3,500 to 6,500 dwt.
All seven of these larger ships are due for delivery by 2017. [21/04/14]