CHELSEA commenced commercial operations in January 2007, operating out of the ports of La Union, Pangasinan, Subic Bay, Bataan, Manila, Batangas, Cebu, and Davao. Presently it has added the ports of Rapu-Rapu, Bicol, San Jose, Mindoro, Mogpog, Marinduque; Lubang Island; Semirara; Dumaguit, Aklan, Bacolod, Zamboanga, General Santos City; and Cagayan de Oro to its areas of operation. In July 2009, with the acquisition of M/T Chelsea Cherylyn, CHELSEA expanded to regional operations with voyages to China, Taiwan and Singapore. CHELSEAs thrust to engage in regional operations, was further bolstered by the acquisition of the 14,000 DWT M/T Chelsea Thelma in February 2012, which to date, is the largest Philippine-registered oil tanker.