No. 48



Iran Takes Delivery Of Crude Oil Tanker

The National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has taken delivery of an Aframax crude oil tanker built by South Koreas Daewoo, the Iran Daily newspaper reported on 21 November. The 98,000dwt tanker, named Iran-Amol, is one of 10 ships ordered by NITC from Daewoo (MEES, 12 July 1999). NITC is being prepared for sale to the National Iranian Oil Company and government pension and social security funds, but is meanwhile...