Naming ceremony for JV methanol tanker the first to take place in US Gulf Coast


25 October 2023, New Orleans, USA – Proman Stena Bulk, the joint venture between leading tanker company Stena Bulk and the leading methanol producer Proman, has formally christened its state-of-the-art methanol-fuelled 49,900 DWT tanker Stena Pro Marine. The ceremony took place at the Port of New Orleans, and marked another significant milestone for the methanol-fuelled joint venture fleet.

Dignitaries and guests from both Proman and Stena Bulk, alongside notable figures from the US Gulf Coast’s maritime industries, assembled to celebrate the methanol tanker at the port on the 24th of October. The naming ceremony was the first for a methanol-fuelled vessel in the Port of New Orleans, and in the wider US Gulf Coast region.