Faerder Tankers inks Daehan suezmax contract for Chevron

Daehan Shipbuilding has won an order from Norway’s Faerder Tankers for two firm 158,000 dwt scrubber fitted suezmaxes for delivery in 2020. The contract comes with options for two more tankers. Each ship is priced at $60m.

When the vessels deliver they will go on a five-year charter to Chevron.

Faerder Tankers is run by Turid Sorensen, who used to be the chief financial officer at Nordic American Tankers.

Daehan has had a busy 2018 led by aframax orders from Greek owners Tsakos, Enesel and Capital Maritime and Trading.

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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