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Double-hull crude oil tanker

The British Vantage is a double-hull oil tanker. With a Gross tonnage of 161833. Built in 2013 for BP in Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co Ltd. British-flagged, with Douglas, Isle of Man as port of registry. Classification society is ABS (American Bureau of Shipping). BP manages the British Vantage, providing its own crews to operate them. Operate worldwide.

333 metres 
60 metres 
22.5 metres 
319,580 tonnes
Top speed
15.8 knots 
Capacity 357,000 cubic metres



  • Type: Oil tanker
  • Hull: Double hull
  • Class: V class
  • Propulsion: 1 set x FPP
  • Cargo type: Crude oil




  • Operator: BP Shipping Limited
  • Classification society: ABS (American Bureau of Shipping)
  • Builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (Korea) 
  • Vessels in fleet: British Vantage




  • Flag: British
  • Port of registry: Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Operates: Worldwide