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Petromar Rio Grande - (1982-1986)
One of Exxon's newest tankers in 1982, is the 15,500 dwt "Petromar Rio Grande", owned by Esso Sociedad
Anonima Petrolera Argentina (Esso SAPA). The tanker is a dedicated lightering vessel that lightens tankers to
enable them to operate within the River Plate Basin in Argentina. She replaces the 27 years old "Petromar
Rio Negro". She was sold in 1991.
The Miramar Ship Index for "PETROMAR RIO GRANDE"
1986 ESSO RIO GRANDE - 1995 RIO GRANDE -
2002 PRINCESS SOFIA - 2003 AFRICAN PRINCE
Scrapped at Gadani Beach 19.05.2011, beached 23.05.2011.