Harvest Energy Marine, a member of the Prax Group of companies, has announced the purchase of a new tanker, Fortuna II. The vessel joins the company’s existing fleet, expanding Harvest Energy Marine’s delivery infrastructure in UK and northwestern European waters.
Fortuna II will benefit from the Prax Group’s established supply and storage network in the UK and continental Europe, demonstrating the Group’s commitment to meet the needs of customers seeking fast and efficient delivery of bunker fuels, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The 68-metre Fortuna II has a deadweight of 1,700 metric tonnes. The ship can carry Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) and marine gas oil, and is able to supply bunkering services in ports right along the UK coast, and in northwestern Europe.
Geert Boden, General Manager of Harvest Energy Marine, said: “I am delighted to announce the purchase of Fortuna II, to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers right across the UK and northwestern Europe. We are firmly committed to continuing to build a robust and reliable supply chain to meet those needs, in order to deliver innovative solutions to reduce refueling times at a competitive price, whilst simultaneously providing our customers with their most important resource.”