Eurotankers tipped to have taken popular VLCC

Brokers Intermodal have revealed the buyer’s identity of a popular VLCC.

Michael Gotsis-led Eurotankers is understood to have paid $48m for the 2011-built 320,105 dwt Hra, taking the tanker from Vanda Marine.  

Vanda Marine had bought the ship in November last year for an undisclosed price. The South Korean ship has changed hands four times in its nine-year existence. 

The deal takes the Eurotankers fleet to 20 ships with 17 tankers and three bulkers. 

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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