SSL has forged strong business alliances with reputed commercial managers operating out of Europe.
Hafnia & Maersk Tankers (A P Moeller) based in Copenhagen, Denmark, operate the oil tankers.
SSL ships are employed on international routes. The tankers trade with oil majors, such as BP, Total, Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum, etc. and major traders such as Trafigura and Vitol in the oil segment. Its bulk carriers transport cargoes on behalf of Cargill, BHP Billiton, Steel Authority of India Ltd, etc.The chemical tanker is a specialised ship capable of carrying vegetable oils, inorganic chemicals and high grade acids, including sulphuric and phosphoric acids for both international traders such as Transammonia, Noble and domestic customers, including Sterlite and SPIC.
The fleet’s operations are managed out of The Sanmar Group headquarters in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. All the operations related to Commercial, Financial, Insurance, Technical, Fleet Personnel, Training and Risk Management functions are handled out of this office which is manned by a dedicated team of professional executives.
All the ships are registered under the Indian Flag and are crewed by Indian nationals. The ships conform to all applicable national and international standards of Health, Safety, Security and Environmental protection & conservation.The tankers are submitted to vetting by oil majors such as BP, Shell, Chevron Texaco, Statoil and the Chemical Distribution Institute. The bulk carriers are evaluated and graded for fitness by Rightship - a reputed international vetting agency based in Australia.
The communication facilities of Sanmar Shipping compare with the best in the industry. All its vessels are fitted with updated satellite communication facilities.