In 1977, Socatra was created with the vision of providing oil producers with high quality and safe oil tanker service. This vision remains the cornerstone upon which the group has been built and which has won the allegiance of many of the oil majors and renowned clients.

Socatra’ head office, located in Bordeaux France, presently staffs around over 40 professionals in specialized departments. These divisions cover technical aspects, quality and safety regulations, sales and general operations, along with in-house accounting, legal and IT services.

Our professionals strive to maintain the expertise of the group and its superior rating by keeping up to date on the latest regulations and IMO norms and by implementing resourceful strategies in order to maximize ship potential and client services. Socatra’ skilled team and our completely modern tonnage double hull fleet have enabled the group to build a solid reputation through the groups attention to detail, innovative approaches and outstanding standards of quality and safety.

After more than 35 years of experience, Socatra remains a family-run premier shipping company offering a highly distinguished service to its clients.

Key figures : 2014
Consolidated turnover : 70 million €
Book assets value : 362 million €
Global crewing staff : 600