SARGEANT MARINE TAKES DELIVERY OF WORLD’S LARGEST SPECIALTY BUILT ASPHALT TANKER
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA – (December 21, 2015) – Sargeant Marine has today announced that it has taken delivery of a new state-of-the-art 37,000 ton vessel, Asphalt Splendor. The vessel’s arrival confirms the commitment of Sargeant, a leader in the global trading, storage and marine transportation of asphalt products, to remain at the forefront of technology.
“It is imperative to stay ahead of the game, thinking innovatively when it comes to economics, as well as operations,” said Dan Sargeant, president of Sargeant Marine.
Asphalt Splendor was built by Sargeant Marine, in partnership with AVIC-Dingheng Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. China. The vessel features an array of advanced, economical and eco-friendly features, which make the vessel the first in a new generation of specialty built tankers.
“Asphalt Splendor gives Sargeant Marine a distinct advantage in the marketplace, as there is truly nothing like this out there,” said Sargeant. “We are now perfectly positioned to continue delivering the service and efficiency that have become synonymous with the Sargeant name.” Asphalt Splendor is the 12th operating vessel in Sargeant Marine’s international fleet.