American Maritime Officer: November 2021

AMO onboard as Pohang Pioneer enters service under U.S. registry

The tanker Pohang Pioneer was reflagged on September 27 in Gwangyang, Korea and is being operated by U.S. Marine Management, Inc. under U.S. registry. American Maritime Officers represents all licensed officers aboard the ship.

"The crew did a great job during the turnover and reflag," said Captain Chris Fox, master on the Pohang Pioneer.

Built in 2018 in Korea, the shallow-draft vessel is 357 feet long, has a beam of 59 feet and can sail at around 18 knots.