Unit History: Panocean Shipping and Terminals
1968 P & O Lines Ltd. & Ocean Transport & Trading Ltd. (Panocean Shipping & Terminals Ltd.), London, UK formed.1970 P&O Bulk Shipping Division, took over Trident Tankers, Hain-Nourse, Associated Bulk Carriers, Panocean and Mundo Gas. August 1971 P&O Bulk Shipping elements merged as one. 1972 Athel Line ( Tate & Lyle ) took over the whole of the Anco shareholding.1973 The Anco company became wholly owned by Tate & Lyle.1976 P&O Bulk Shipping took control of Tate & Lyle’s Anco,becoming Panocean Anco. 1982 The tanker company of Stolt-Nielsen was re-established at Cos Cob, Connecticut.
Stolt Tankers Joint Service was established, following an agreement under which
Stolt-Nielsen marketed the 11 ships of the Panocean Anco fleet.
In 1982, The Panocean Anco Fleet consisted of
ANCO CHARGER, ANCO CHASER, ANCO EMPRESS,
ANCO ENDEAVOUR, ANCO ENERGIE, ANCO ENTENTE,
ANCO ENTERPRISE, ANCO SOVEREIGN,
ANCO STANE, ANCO SCEPTRE and ANCO TEMPLAR