Fairfield offloads chemical pair to Tufton Oceanic

Fairfield offloads chemical pair to Tufton Oceanic

Fairfield Chemical Carriers has sold a couple of its ships to Tufton Oceanic. Tufton has picked up Japanese sister ships Fairchem Charger and Fairchem Friesan for $21.5m each. The 21,206 dwt vessels were built in 2009.

Founded in 1986, Fairfield controls a fleet of more than 30 chemical tankers, fully stainless steel, trading worldwide and carrying a wide range of bulk liquid commodities.

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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