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History
  • 1875 The Inglessis family began trading goods from the island of Samos using a small fleet of sailing ships
  • 1880s Development of a leather manufacturing company in Karlovasi, Samos
  • 1885 Creation of a wine production factory in Karlovasi, Samos
  • 1911 Samos Steamship officially established
  • 1911 Purchase of first steamship, “Dimitrios Inglessis” transporting wine produced in Samos to France
  • 1914 Expansion to the area of tobacco and cigarette production
  • 1919 Purchase of passenger / cargo ships to connect Italy with Piraeus and Greek islands, including Samos
  • 1938 Relocation of wine factory to the Peloponnese
  • WWII Fleet destroyed in the war
  • Post WWII Purchase of several Liberty ships from the U.S.
  • 1963 Offices in London under the Pegasus Ocean Services Co. and in Piraeus under Pleiades Shipping Services
  • 1960s-1970s Around 40 new multipurpose ships and bulk carriers ordered from Japanese shipyards
  • 1972 Newbuilding contracts signed with B&W shipyard in Denmark
  • 1987/88 Entry into tanker sector with purchase of LR2 “Obelix” and VLCCs
  • 1989 Purchase of PCCT “Ravel”
  • 1991 Samos Steamship Co. established in Piraeus, with a sister office in London, Alberta Shipbrokers Ltd
  • Early 1990s Samos Steamship worked with OBOs
  • Late 1990s Purchase of large DWT tankers and bulkers
  • 2004 Entry into gas sector with purchase of “Sweet Dream”
  • 2000s Ambitious new building program, consolidating the successful relationship with Japanese shipyards
Organization Chart
Policies

Commitment to Excellence

Clearly defined policies and extensive procedures form a robust infrastructure

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
PLAN

Identify needs and set clear plans, define roles and responsibilities

ACT

Consistent implementation of plans

MEASURE

Check, evaluate and assess information

IMPROVE

Achieve long-term results

MONITOR

Follow-up and evaluate measures taken, Self Assessment

Cargoes
Cargo Type M.Tonnes of Cargo
51%
Dirty Petroleum Products
122,592,308
31%
ORE / COAL / Other Bulk Cargoes
75,466,865
11%
Clean Petroleum Products
25,967,643
4%
Steel Products
8,533,078
3%
Grains
8,019,497
Total Cargo 240,579,391 MT

DRY CARGOES

Steels / Aluminium Finished Products
Project Cargoes
Petcoke
Ores
Grain / Agricultural Products
Fertilizers
Bauxite / Alumina
Cement / Aggregates
Concentrates / Minerals / DRIs
Forrest products / Pulp / Pellets
Scrap
Steel Pipes

Liquid CARGOES

  • Dirty Petroleum Products: crude oil (heated and unheated), fuel oil, CBFS, VGO
  • Clean Petroleum Products: gas oil, gasoline,Jet A1, naphtha
  • Vegetable Oils: coconut oil, palm oil, soya, stearline, sunflower oil

 

Managing Risk

TOP MANAGEMENT CONTINUOUS INVOLVEMENT

  • Weekly Management Meetings to set course
  • Quarterly performance review meetings as part of the Self Assessment process
  • Dynamic KPI plan, common for Tankers and Bulk Carriers
  • TMSA based 5 year action plan

VESSEL MONITORING

  • Frequent shipboard inspections by Technical, Vetting and Crew Superintendents
  • Sailing inspections audits to determine level of procedures implementation and get raw feedback
  • Detailed inspection reports conveyed up to the Top Management
  • Own inspections findings are benchmarked against those coming from third bodies (Class, PSC, SIRE etc)
KPIs
3 stage

TMSA3 (Tanker Management Self-Assessment)

Zero Spills

2.54

Observations per vetting

Health and Safety

  • LTIF (Lost Time Injury Frequency): 0.78
  • TRCF (Total Recordable Cases Frequency): 0.78
  • Zero Fatal / PTDs / PPDs
  • Zero Fires / Explosion
  • Zero Spills

Inspections / Audits

  • Average findings per vetting inspection: 2.39
  • ISM / ISPS / ISO / MLC Audits Non Conformances per audit: 0.00
  • Flag State Inspections: Zero Findings

PSC Inspections

  • Average Deficiencies per Inspection: 0.28
  • 83.33% Deficiency Free Inspections

Commercial Operations

  • 100% Successful Vetting Inspections
  • Less than 0.001% Fleet Operational Downtime
  • Less than 0.001% Off Hire on Annual Basis

Office Performance

  • Energy Efficiency Operational Index: 8.52
  • 99% Retention Rate of Office Staff
  • 95% Retention Rate for top 4 Officers
  • 90% Retention Rate for Officers
  • 93% Retention Rate for Ratings
  • USCG Qualship Certification
  • LTIF (Lost Time Injury Frequency): 0.78
  • TRCF (Total Recordable Cases Frequency): 0.78
  • Zero Fatal / PTDs / PPDs
  • Zero Fires / Explosion
  • Zero Spills
  • Average findings per vetting inspection: 2.39
  • ISM / ISPS / ISO / MLC Audits Non Conformances per audit: 0.00
  • Flag State Inspections: Zero Findings
  • Average Deficiencies per Inspection: 0.28
  • 83.33% Deficiency Free Inspections
  • 100% Successful Vetting Inspections
  • Less than 0.001% Fleet Operational Downtime
  • Less than 0.001% Off Hire on Annual Basis
  • Energy Efficiency Operational Index: 8.52
  • 99% Retention Rate of Office Staff
  • 95% Retention Rate for top 4 Officers
  • 90% Retention Rate for Officers
  • 93% Retention Rate for Ratings
  • USCG Qualship Certification
Chartering

Alberta Shipbrokers Ltd

Established in 1991, Alberta Shipbrokers is a chartering agent exclusively promoting Samos Steamship Company’s managed vessels to the international shipping market.

Alberta Shipbrokers works with all the major chartering brokers and charterers worldwide.

For further enquiries, please contact.

Tel: 0044 207 481 3999

mail@albertaship.com

Tanker Fleet

Vessel Name Type Builder DWT Year Built
Kokkari VLCC Universal (Ariake) / Japan 297538 2008
Karvounis Suezmax Sumitomo / Japan 156229 2013
Platanos Aframax Namura / Japan 114578 2019
Oracle Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 105380 2008
Samos Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 104649 2010
Jasmin Joy Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 104604 2009
Alberta Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 104760 2010
Epicurus LR1 / Chemical IMO 3 Onomichi / Japan 79945 2017
Aristarchos LR1 / Chemical IMO 3 Onomichi / Japan 79905 2017
Manolates MR / Chemical IMO 2 Onomichi / Japan 49999 2018

Bulk Carrier Fleet

Vessel Name Type Builder DWT Year Built
Vathy* Very Large Ore Carrier Namura / Japan 229186 2004
London Spirit Capesize / Newcastlemax Universal / Japan 207960 2007
Stamatis Capesize / Newcastlemax Universal (Ariake) / Japan 203266 2004
Freedom* Capesize Universal / Japan 182205 2011
Limnionas* Kamsarmax Sasebo / Japan 85035 2017
Karlovasi* Kamsarmax Oshima / Japan 82354 2016
Ormos* Kamsarmax Sanoyas / Japan 81944 2019
Balos* Kamsarmax Sanoyas / Japan 82025 2018
Pythagoras Supramax Mitsui Tamano / Japan 56135 2012
Mykali Supramax Mitsui Tamano / Japan 56132 2011
Red Jacket Supramax / Boxhold Oshima / Japan 52224 2008

NEW BUILDINGS / TANKERS

TypeDWTBuilderDelivery
Suezmax158000Universal (JMU), JapanQ2, 2021
Aframax112000Sumitomo, JapanQ2, 2021
Suezmax158000Universal (JMU), JapanQ3, 2021
Aframax112000Sumitomo, JapanQ2, 2022

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