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AMPTC To Take Delivery Of Two VLCCs In 1H 2003

The OAPEC-sponsored Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company (AMPTC) is to take delivery of two new VLCCs in the first half of this year, according to Gulf press reports on 24 February. The 105,000dwt Zirku will be delivered in April, while Alboom (also 105,000dwt) will join the company in June. AMPTCs fleet consists of: two crude carriers (al-Dawha and Zallaq both 153,000dwt and managed by AMPTC); four LPG carriers...