German tanker owner Carl Buttner has signed shipbuilding contracts with Chinese yard Hantong Ship Heavy Industry for the construction of up to two 38,000 dwt chemical tankers.
The contracts include a firm order for one vessel and option for another. Deliveries are scheduled in November 2021 and March 2022.
The latest order adds to Carl Buttner’s existing orderbook of three 41,000 dwt tankers at Hantong.
Bremen-based Carl Buttner currently owns a fleet of seven tankers with total capacity of 286,800 dwt.