Central Shipping makes MR tanker order

Greek owner Central Shipping Monaco has ordered one firm 50,000 dwt MR product tanker at Hyundai Vinashin in Vietnam with another on option, according to Clarksons Research. Central Shipping, led by Evangelos Pistiolis, is paying $32.5m for the firm ship with delivery scheduled for early 2018.

Central Shipping already has one MR tanker under construction at the same yard for delivery in February next year.


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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