1. 2016

    2016

    Lomar adds a further six container ships ranging from 1,700-teu to 2,492-teu to the fleet, including a additional vessel from GWS in China

  2. 2015

    2015

    Five additional container vessels come into the fleet, including the Los Angeles Trader and the Long Beach Trader, which at 6,000 TEU become Lomar’s largest container ships

  3. 2014

    2014

    Major expansion of container fleet during declaration of further newbuilding options. Purchase of two product tankers. Also selective sales within fleet including all offshore supply vessels.

  4. 2013

    2013

    Addition of ten further container ships, three additional chemical tankers and more newbuilding orders takes the fleet to over 60 vessels.

  5. 2012

    2012

    In the first half of 2012 placed orders for up to 18 new design, modern, fuel efficient new buildings from Chinese shipyards: up to six bulk carriers and up to 12 container ships

  6. 2010

    2010

    Further development of fleet with addition of 10 vessels over 12 months – LPGs, container ships and chemical tankers. Also strengthened management team including appointment of new CEO and COO

  7. 2009

    2009

    Large scale re-investment in shipping including the acquisition of Allocean group and its mixed fleet of 26 vessels. Two additional container ships purchased

  8. 2007

    2007

    Sale of Handymax vessels

  9. 2006

    2006

    Sold four Platform Supply Vessels that had been ordered in Norway. Sold timber carrier fleet

  10. 2005

    2005

    Fleet reaches 50 vessels. Sold almost entire fleet of reefers, bulk carriers, container ships and tankers

  11. 2004

    2004

    Additional tankers purchased. Started buying Handymax bulkers. Also purchased additional container ships

  12. 2002

    2002

    Started buying bulk carriers. Undertook major fleet expansion from 20 to 35 ships

  13. 1999

    1999

    Resumed buying tankers and containers. Continued expansion of reefer fleet during market low

  14. 1998

    1998

    First of several container ships purchased. Also six newbuilding timber carriers acquired

  15. 1997

    1997

    Almost entire fleet sold and proceeds used to reinvest in new vessels 

  16. 1994

    1994

    The company began buying more reefers to take advantage of a cyclical low in the markets

  17. 1976

    1976

    Lomar founded. Owns and operates fleet of reefers operating in the global movement of perishable goods