MOL establishes new tanker company with partner

Japan's MOL has partnered with carrier Asahi Tanker to establish a new company, which will operate a pool of tanker vessels. The collaboration will operate an owned fleet of more than 20 vessels.

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Japanese carrier Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) has entered a partnership with carrier Asahi Tanker to establish a new company, which will operate a pool of MR tanker vessels.

According to a press release issued by MOL, the new carrier will be named Asahi MOL Tankers Ltd, and will be headquartered on the Marshall Islands. Operations will begin as of today, according to the press release.

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