Ace contracts Dae Sun for up to eight chemical tankers

South Korean yard Dae Sun Shipbuilding has won contracts from Ace Tankers for four firm 33,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tankers, due for delivery from the second quarter of 2023. The deal comes with options for four more ships. No price has been revealed for the tankers.

Amsterdam-based Ace Tankers has a fleet of 40 chemical tankers. The company was created in 2008 out of the joint venture formerly known as Chem-Tankers.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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