Capital Ship Management Corp. ('Capital') is a distinguished oceangoing vessel operator, offering comprehensive services in every aspect of ship management, currently operating a fleet of 55 vessels including 41 tankers (6 VLCCs, 5 Suezmaxes, 2 Aframax, 27 MR/Handy product tankers and 1 small tanker), 4 modern Capesize bulk carriers and 10 container carriers with a total dwt of 5.70 million tons approx. Capital is a subsidiary of Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. The fleet under management includes the vessels of Nasdaq-listed Capital Product Partners L.P.
Capital has extensive experience in managing various vessel types and sizes including all tanker segments (VLCC, Suezmax, Aframax/LR2, Panamax/LR1, MR/Handy and small tankers), dry bulk segments (Cape, Panamax, Handymax and Handy), as well as OBOs and containers.
The excellent performance of Capital Ship Management has been recognized by oil major companies and major traders in the industry. It is one of a few ship management companies to have successfully completed the comprehensive office assessment process of numerous major oil companies and has also established long standing relationships with major traders, liners and operators. The Company offers comprehensive services in every aspect of ship management including: safety and technical management, claims & insurance, bunkering, vetting preparation and attendance, risk assessment, newbuilding design and supervision, IT services, accounting, financial management and other administrative functions, as well as in-house human resources management, such as crewing and personnel training with state-of-the-art technology.
The ice class fleet managed by Capital is one of the largest in the world. It encompasses 18 vessels, including a Suezmax Crude Oil tanker, 2 Ice Class 1C Aframax Crude Oil/Product tankers, 14 Ice Class 1A MR Chemical/Product tankers and a small Chemical/Product tanker. Ice class vessels bestow Capital with a considerate competitive advantage. Its Ice Class vessels have successfully traded at ports such as Vysotsk, Primorsk, St. Petersburg, Quebec, Three Rivers, Montreal, Vitino, Jinzhou, Slavyanka under severe winter conditions. The Company's ice class vessels are operated with well qualified and experienced officers and ratings.