The Stena Sonangol Pool has formed a team dedicated to the success of the Pool and its participants. All are highly experienced in the global shipping industry. If you have any questions about the Pool or pool participation please contact the Pool’s headquarters in Houston.
Stena Bulk manages about 100 tankers to provide safe and cost-efficient tanker operation worldwide. With a philosophy that states "Oil should always travel first class", the company adheres to the highest of performance standards and environmental care. Stena Bulk is a wholly owned company in the Stena Sphere in Sweden, which employs more than 20,000 people around the world. Stena is active in the areas of ferries, shipping, drilling/offshore, metal trading and waste management, real estate and finance. To learn more, visit www.stenabulk.com
Sonangol is the Angolan State owned oil and natural gas company. Prioritizing the management of hydrocarbons, environmental protection and industrial safety, Sonangol is a diversified business centered around oil and natural gas. More than 30 subsidiaries and joint venture companies are now part of Sonangol group. The company is a key player in the African oil market with operations in oil concessions, oil exploration and production, refining, marketing and shipping. To learn more, visit www.sonangol.co.ao
An additional component of the Stena Sonangol joint venture consists of training. The Stena Bulk offices host Sonangol employees working directly in the Pool. This defines a combined organization with complete dedication from both companies. Through this association Sonangol is able to meet the goal of expanding its internal shipping expertise. Stena Bulk provides Sonangol with ongoing educational and training opportunities in all aspects of vessel commercial and operational management. This facet of the relationship reflects Stena Bulk’s dedication to the joint venture and both partners emphasis in developing and maintaining a successful and efficient Pool.