Atlanship SA

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Atlanship SA
Industry Shipping
Founded 1982
Headquarters [La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland
Area served
Services Freight transportation

Atlanship SA, founded in 1982, is a Swiss shipping company that specializes in transporting refrigerated fresh and concentrated orange juice. It is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland with a representative office in Rotterdam. They provide full ship management services.[1][2]

The company today[edit]

Atlanship operational areas include South America, Europe, USA, Japan and Korea.

In 2011 the Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, in the Adriatic port of Split,, delivered the biggest ever orange juice carrier to Atlanship SA. Orange Star is 190 metres long and 32 wide, and has a capacity of 35,750 tonnes.[3] This giant juice tanker is the replacement vessel for the old Orange Star which was in service from 1975 to 2010 and then sold for scrap in India.[4][5]

The fleet[edit]

Name Type IMO Year
Orange Blossom[6] Juice tanker IMO 8407931 1984
Bebedouro[7] Juice tanker IMO 8503773 1986
Orange Wave Juice tanker IMO 9057123 1993
Orange Sky Juice tanker IMO 9228370 2003
Orange Sun Juice tanker IMO 9342580 2007
Orange Star Juice tanker IMO 9564384 2011


  1. "Orange Star, History". Swiss Ships. Schweizer Hochseeschifffahrt, Stiftung. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  2. "Juice carriers". GEA Grenco. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  3. "Brodosplit shipyard delivers giant orange juice carrier". The Croatian Times. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  4. "Ship of the day, 30 March 2011" (Blogger). Ship of the day. Google. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  5. "Juicy deal for Atlanship". Tradewinds News. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  6. "Orange Blossom – IMO 8407931". Ship spotting. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  7. "Bebedouro, History". Swiss Ships. Schweizer Hochseeschifffahrt, Stiftung. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 

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