Global Marine

Marine Vessel

Global Marine is MPC’s full-service, international and domestic marine shipping segment. We manage chartering, commercial marine operations, freight trading, demurrage, marine technical operations and marine assurance through our offices in San Antonio, Texas; Findlay, Ohio; and Singapore.

An uncompromising commitment to MPC’s core values keeps safety and environmental responsibility at the center of everything we do. This approach elevates our level of service, helping to reliably deliver efficient solutions to customers that buy or sell MPC’s products and feedstocks through the company’s marine terminals and its owned and chartered vessels.


  • Marine Assurance Port Captains conduct risk analysis and mitigation for all marine activity involving the MPC enterprise: vessels, ports, terminals and marine services.
  • Port Captains are located at MPC’s marine terminals: Kenai, Alaska; Anacortes, Washington; Martinez, California; Long Beach, California; Texas City, Texas; Garyville, Louisiana; Tampa, Florida.
  • Maintains a 24-hour incident hotline.
  • Holds membership in the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) with employees on the OCIMF Executive Committee, Principal Committees and in Expert Groups.
  • Serves as an OCIMF Ship Inspection Report Program (SIRE) submitter for the vessel inspection program.


Operations and Commercial

Global Marine oversees technical operations of MPC maritime-owned vessels as well as manages commercial marine operations for company-chartered and owned vessels. With as many as 50 chartered ships on the water on any given day, we collaborate across business partners to optimize value through safe, efficient and reliable voyage operations.
  • Mitigates risk by providing an operational presence through the Boots On Deck inspection program.
    • Manages ship-shore interface.
    • Manages inshore lightering.
  • Fosters stakeholder engagement by actively participating in federal, state and local forums and supporting nonprofit organizations that promote the interests of maritime communities.
  • Oversees a dynamic portfolio of domestic and foreign tonnage.
  • Delivers comprehensive post-fixture claims analysis for demurrage and voyage-related expenses.

Emphasis on Safety

Global Marine continually reinforces safety through operational standards, documented work processes and management systems that are rooted in best practices from across the industry.


We transport natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil and refined products via pipelines, terminals and waterborne vessels. Learn more about MPC's midstream business. 



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