It was in 1873 when a joint stock company under the name of Dampfschiffahrts-Gesellschaft "Neptun", Bremen, Actien-Gesellschaft was established to operate a regular service between the River Weser and other North European ports. This scope was soon extended to the River Rhine and to the Liberian Peninsula. It was at this stage when they befriended SLOMAN Group of Hamburg, privately owned and in shipping since 1793, acquired the majority of the shares and merged their own fleet of DG "Neptun". The company was consequently renamed SLOMAN NEPTUN Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft.
Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. is a government-controlled company involved in the ownership and management of tankers commissioned to transport crude oil, refined petroleum products and liquified petroleum gases (LPG). Concerned about safety and efficiency, the company has applied in its vessels the latest in technology and has acquired the services of qualified and expert multinational personnel to ensure the highest standards.
The Vessel Management and Fleet Operations group of Dole Food Company operates a fleet of 16 owned vessels and a similar number of chartered vessels. Tasked with transporting millions of cases of Dole products around the world, the group operates out of San Jose, Costa Rica.
Royal Dragon Ocean Transport Inc. (RDOTi), is an independent ship management company having its principal office in La Union and branches in Quezon City. RDOTi provides technical, ship management and manning services to all its fleet. Royal Dragon Ocean Transport Inc., was established in 2011, and is today managing 12 vessels. Royal Dragon Ocean Transport Inc., experience of management of a diverse range of vessels including Oil Tankers and Landing Craft Transporter (LCT).