Sven-Olof Ahlqvist (1945 Hki - 1983 Singapore) was a Finnish ship owner (he had studied some level mate certificate in Finland). All his ships were flag of convenience ships. He worked mainly in Singapore as a ship owner and ship manager. He was ao. trading with smugling gold and refugees from Vietnam.
Sven-Olof Ahlqvist shipping companies were: Everest Oil Pte Ltd, Kurnia Shipping Pte Ltd, Matsu Tankers, Mercia Tankers SA, Milton Shipping SA, Offshore Freight Services Ltd, United Owners Pte Ltd, United Venture Shipping.
So far no photos found of the ships mt DIONE I, mt BENSON, mt MERCIA, ms UNITED FELLOW. Totally unkown is, what ship was the famous SOUTHERN CROSS that smugled Vietnamese refugees.
1984.3: Everest Oil Pte Ltd winding up order made by S'pore High Court (petitioner was a French Bank). 1985.1: A case in S'pore High Court by Union Bank of Finland for Mercia Tankers S.A. money. 1979.5.25: Sea Venture Pte Ltd winding up order. Debts to Overseas Shipyard Pte Ltd.

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