Scorpio Tankers in sale and leaseback agreements for four product tankersStaff Writer | June 25, 2018
Scorpio Tankers announced that it has agreed to sell and leaseback two MR product tankers (STI Gramercy and STI Queens) and two LR2 product tankers (STI Oxford and STI Selatar) in two separate transactions to an international financial institution.
Shipping There is a purchase obligation for each vessel
As part of the agreements, the company will bareboat charter-in the vessels for a period of seven years. In addition, the company has purchase options beginning at the end of the third year of each agreement.
There is also a purchase obligation for each vessel upon the expiration of each agreement.
These lease financing arrangements are subject to customary conditions precedent and the execution of definitive documentation. ■