About Us

Pritchard-Gordon Tankers is one of the very few specialist fully integrated British Tanker owning and operating companies trading under the UK Tonnage Tax regime.

Pritchard-Gordon Tankers has two offices in the UK. The Head Office in Sussex manages all commercial, chartering, insurance and accounting activities.

The Technical Management office in Tyne and Wear handles all day to day technical management, personnel and staff training, drydockings, design and newbuilding supervision. Liaison with Oil Major Company vetting teams, industry bodies, regulators, Classification Societies and Port State Control offices are also handled from this office. The team in Tyne and Wear is currently made up of our Technical Director, a New Projects Manager, four Superintendent Engineers, two Deck Superintendents, a head of Newbuilding Supervision, a Procurement Team, a Head of Personnel and various support staff.

The Company is managed and run by a team of experienced specialists in their chosen fields of sale and purchase, tanker chartering, vessel operations, marine engineering and vessel design.

Pritchard-Gordon Tankers has had its own Cadet Training Scheme for more than 25 years and currently has in the region of 19 Cadet Officers in the system. Early entrants are already sailing in the fleet at a senior level. The Company is committed to nurturing its Officers and Crews.

The Company’s ships are named after several generations of female family members and as we undergo a newbuilding fleet renewal process new names are being added to the fleet list.

In accordance with current legislation the Company adheres to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 – for details please download the PDF.