Who we are

Petro Tank SA is an Argentinean Ship Owning Company with more than 30 years of expertise in the marine/river segment which has expanded into new business areas throughout the years and has consolidated itself as a leading firm in the region.

We believe that the following attributes among others are the key for success:

  • Diversified Growing Opportunities
  • Experienced Board of Directors
  • Well trained Staff
  • Long-lasting Relations with our Clients
  • Safety at work
  • Clearly stated missions and goals

We provide safe, reliable and efficient marine services. We conduct our commercial practices honestly and transparently to preserve our company’s our employee’s and our client’s integrity.

  • We are open to changes, anticipate and benefit from them.
  • We work on the continuous conscience about safety and protection.
  • We maintain and operate our fleet to the higher standards.
  • We daily contribute to raise our environmental awareness.
Our goals are: To become a company to which people want to belong; to become a company bench mark for others and to retain our shore and seagoing key staff, among others.
  • Care about the environment in all operations we conduct.
  • Prioritize the safety and health of human beings in all activities.
  • Increase our abilities to achieve the goals we are pursuing.
  • Constantly develop processes that assure reliable and efficient services for our clients.
  • Encourage continuous training for our shore based and seagoing staff.
At Petro Tank SA, we are meticulous about safety.

We are constantly working on our ISM in a pro active way to assure that all employees are committed to the safety and quality in all activities which are carried out meeting or exceeding our expectations. Officers and rest of the crew are continuously trained through courses and seminars dictated externally, on board and at our offices allowing them to develop and improve as regards safety and quality and meet the strict requirements of international maritime legislation. Our goal is Zero Incidents, Accidents and Oil Spills.

All accidents, incidents and near misses reports are carefully analysed by our crews and the SQE and Vetting teams allowing us to significantly reduce throughout the last years the amount of incidents on board.

We are well aware of the high quality and safety demands of the oil industry and are committed to achieve strict compliance with increasingly rigorous vetting, TMSA, OCIMF, national and international requirements strengthening our competitiveness on the market as days go by.

Environment is a priority in our company. All employees develop their tasks with responsibility and under rigorous quality standards ALWAYS preserving the space that surrounds us. We are conscious about the important role that PETRO TANK SA plays in the market, reason why we are constantly working to build a better place to live in. We aim to minimize our impact on the environment elaborating realistic aims to achieve.

Conformed by experienced professionals from the shipping industry that strives to provide convenient and committed quality services to help our customers achieve their business goals.

What we do

Ship Management

Commercial Management
Accounting & reporting of vessels
Crew recruiting & training
Purchasing Operations
HSQE and Technical Assistance

Petro Trank SA has experience in managing ships in traditional commercial management structures. Our chartering and operations department is in charge of seeking cargoes and operating the vessel through its voyage.

Our philosophy is to operate and maintain vessels at high standards, as if they were owned. A vessel must technically, structurally and cosmetically sound.


Clean and Dirty Petroleum Products
Dry bulk cargoes
Project cargoes
Roll on / Roll Off

Transporting and delivering for decades, both at sea and in the river area (Hidrovía Parana-Paraguay) all type of products in owned and chartered vessels and river barges. Vast experience in Ship to Ship operations.


Petro Tank SA is able to provide instant and professional response to a variety of marine emergency situations rapidly. We have professional staff, fully equipped vessels and a vast network of subcontractors and strategic alliances throughout the country.

We have participated in all kind of salvage operations such us; refloating, firefighting, wreck removal and environmental care services on our own and for third party International Salvage Companies.


We provide coastal and off shore towage of all kind of vessels, barges, wrecks, pontoons, floating cranes and other heavy lift equipment.

Our Naval Architects and Marine Experts participate together with our clients in the planning and confection of the towing schemes which will later have to be approved by flag authorities and/or classification societies.

Offshore Contruction & Installation

Petro Tank has a vast experience working on its own, and for other contractors such us Saipem and McDermott, in the construction, reparation and installation of offshore structures such us:

Gas Pipelines
Petroleum products pipelines
Fixed Platforms

We are able to supply our clients with personnel, owned and chartered vessels, logistics at shore, heavy lift equipment, etc.


Clients who trust us

Get In Touch With Us

Tucán 1669 – Tigre (Astillero Paraná Port)
Buenos Aires (CP1648), Argentina

Office: +54-11-47313005

24 HOUR EMERGENCY RESPONSE +54911 67407419