Profile: Ship Finance International Ltd (SFL)
8 Oct 2015
Ship Finance International Limited, incorporated on October 10, 2003, is an international ship owning and chartering company. The Company is engaged primarily in the ownership and operation of vessels and offshore related assets, and also involved in the charter, purchase and sale of assets. The Company operates through subsidiaries, partnerships and branches located in Bermuda, Cyprus, Malta, Liberia, Norway, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the Marshall Islands. The Company has eight asset types, comprising crude oil tankers, chemical tankers, container vessels, car carriers, drybulk carriers, jack-up drilling rigs, ultra-deepwater drilling units and offshore supply vessels. Its assets consist of a fleet of Suezmax tankers, Very Large Crude Carriers, or VLCCs, and oil/bulk/ore carriers, or OBOs.
As of April 9, 2015, the Company's assets consisted of 19 oil tankers, 14 drybulk carriers, 17 container vessels, two car carriers, two jack-up drilling rigs, three ultra-deepwater drilling units, six offshore supply vessels and two chemical tankers. The Company’s oil tankers and chemical tankers are all double-hull vessels. The Company's customers include Frontline, Seadrill, NADL, Sinochem Shipping Co. Ltd. (Sinochem), China National Chartering Co Ltd (Sinochart), Heung-A Shipping Co. Ltd. (Heung-A), Hyundai Glovis Co. Ltd. (Hyundai Glovis), Western Bulk A/S (Western Bulk), Hamburg Sud Group, Hanjin Shipping (Hanjin), PT Apexindo Pratama Duta, Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd (OOCL), MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) and United Freight Carriers (UFC). Its customers also include Deep Sea Supply Plc. and Deep Sea Supply BTG B.V., which is a joint venture owned 50% by Deep Sea Supply Plc. and 50% by BTG Pactual Oil & Gas Empreendimentos e Particapacoes S.A., or BTG Pactual.
Ship Finance International Ltd
14 Par-la-Ville Road, 1593
PO Box HM
HAMILTON HM 08
Company Web Links
- CORRECTED-BRIEF-Frontline terminates tanker contract, to receive $1.3 mln
- BRIEF-Frontline, Ship Finance deal completed
- UPDATE 1-Frontline first-quarter beats forecasts, strikes Ship Finance deal
- Frontline Q1 beats forecasts, strikes new deal with Ship Finance
- BRIEF-Frontline: Ship Finance takes 27.7 pct ownership in new charter structure