STS Operation – BEAR ALCOR and PATRICIA – 04.09.2021

On Saturday 4th September, 2021 a ship to ship (STS) Operation between the 274 m crude oil tanker BEAR ALCOR and the 144 m chemical/oil products tanker PATRICIA was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS offshore Malta.

BEAR ALCOR was built in South Korea by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) on 8th March, 2002 as the Double Hull crude oil tanker SCF CAUCASUS until August 2021 where she was acquired by the Turkish Company IMZA DENIZCILIK and renamed BEAR ALCOR.

PATRICIA was built in China by Qiuxin Shipyard in 2005 as the chemical/oil tanker MAERSK NAANTALI until she was acquired by the German Company HARREN & PARTNER and renamed her PATRICIA.

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Published – Tuesday 7th September, 2021