The Millenium Explorer is the worlds largest methanol supertanker
with a deadweight
of 100,000 tons. It was launched in 1999 and is large enough to carry its own nitrogen
processing plant. It is owned by Japanese shipping corporation Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd. MOL own 60% of the worlds methanol tankers (by tonnage) as of the Millenium Explorer's launch. The ship carrys methanol
used in various industrial applications and has a crew
of around 20. The majority of MOL's crew's are, bizarrely for a Japanese company, Filipino
ps: you can see a picture of the Explorer here: http://www.mol.co.jp/services/oil4b-e.html on the MOL website.