Scorpio Tankers to buy four LR2 product tankersStaff writer ▼ | May 13, 2015
Scorpio Tankers has entered into agreements to purchase four LR2 product tankers and has recently taken delivery of three newbuilding vessels.
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These vessels are expected to be delivered between June and August 2015.
STI Lauren, an LR2 product tanker, was delivered from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering of South Korea in April 2015. Upon delivery, this vessel began a voyage for 57 days at approximately $37,000 per day.
STI Connaught, an LR2 product tanker, was delivered from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries of South Korea in May 2015. Upon delivery, this vessel began a voyage for 60 days at approximately $34,000 per day.
STI Osceola, an MR product tanker, was delivered from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard of South Korea in April 2015. Upon delivery, this vessel began a time charter for up to 120 days at approximately $19,500 per day. ■