American Shipping Company ASA, through its subsidiaries, operates as a ship owning and lease finance company in the United States. The company is involved in the purchase and bareboat chartering of product tankers, shuttle tankers, and other vessels to operators and end users in the Jones Act market. It operates a fleet of nine product tankers and one shuttle tanker. The company was formerly known as Aker American Shipping ASA and changed its name to American Shipping Company ASA in June 2008. American Shipping Company ASA was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Lysaker, Norway.