History2018-09-04T08:51:01+00:00

The Evolution of SPI Marine

History

Today SPI Marine is a recognised global brand in bulk liquid shipping and logistics.
Our history in the USA dates back to 1978, when Fleets Cove Chartering was founded by Rick Laux and his father, Dick Laux. From humble beginnings here are the key milestones in our history:

1986

1986

Sound Tanker Chartering INC. (STCI) is founded, with offices located in South Norwalk, Conneticut

1996

1996

Panasia Marine Ltd is founded, based out of Hong Kong

1998

1998

Panasia Marine, together with STCI participation, relocates from Hong Kong to Singapore

2004

2004

Back in the USA, STCI establishes its second US office, this time in Houston, Texas 

2005

2005

Panasia Marine expands further with offices in Shanghai and Seoul 

2006

2006

Panasia Marine expands with an office in Sohar, Oman

2011

Global Rebranding: STCI and Panasia Marine merge to form SPI Marine, together moving over 10 MTPA

2014

2014

SPI Marine opens its UK office in Newark