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About TORM

TORM is one of the world's leading carriers of refined oil products as well as a significant player in the dry bulk market. 

As of 31 December 2012, the total fleet operated by TORM was 106 vessels, of which 67 are owned.

20 more vessels are operated in cooperation with other shipping companies sharing TORM's commitment to safety, environmental responsibility and customer service.

The refined oil products TORM’s vessels carry are used for various types of fuel, and naphtha is used in the petrochemical industry for plastic products.

Among the primary cargoes and voyages for TORM’s bulk vessels are transportation of grain out of the Americas, coal out of Australia and South Africa and iron ore out of Australia mainly to China.

The Company was founded in 1889 by Captain Ditlev E. Torm and Christian Schmiegelow. For almost 124 years the corporate values have been centered on reliability, quality and safety in providing our services. Today, TORM is a global company with headquarters in Copenhagen, offices in Singapore, the Philippines, India, Brazil, and the US and with worldwide activities.

Being a global company, TORM takes the responsibility towards our employees, the environment and society seriously. Therefore, TORM continuously seeks to make this responsibility reflected in our business practices.


TORM's strategic direction

TORM's strategic framework consists of four common goals:

  • Putting customers first
  • Ensuring quality in everything
  • Acting responsible
  • Operating in a cost-efficient manner

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