Ridgebury Tankers is focused on the acquisition and operation of modern vessels in the tanker sector. The Westport, CT company will acquire vessels with primary focus on medium range (MR) refined products carrier and Suezmax crude carriers.
Ridgebury was established in 2013 and is backed by Riverstone Holdings LLC, a New York based private equity firm with extensive investments in the energy industry.
Ridgebury is led by its Founder and CEO, Bob Burke, who has been involved in the shipping industry for over 30 years in a variety of capacities. Mr. Burke’s extensive executive shipping experience includes tanker operations, chartering activities for vessels, direct equity investments and financings, and the ownership and operational management of companies across several shipping sectors. The balance of Ridgebury’s management team has extensive experience in shipping, structured finance, fund management and accounting.
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