John Fredriksen’s Ship Finance International has extended its series at Daehan Shipbuilding by ordering two plus two options 114,000 dwt LR2 product tankers, according to the latest market update from Clarkson Research.
The two firm units are due for delivery in the first quarter of 2018 and will be the third and fourth vessels in the series. No price has been revealed.
Elsewhere, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, another Korean yard, has secured an order for one 50,000 dwt MR product tanker from Sangji Shipping, due for delivery in 2018. Sangji Shipping became a subsidiary company of GS
Caltex in 2009 and has another 38,986 dwt product tanker in its fleet.