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Greathorse Shipping acquires resale chemical tanker from Eastern Pacific

Brokers report Shanghai-based Greathorse Shipping, part of Tiger Group Investments, has acquired a resale chemical tanker from Eastern Pacific Shipping for $30.4m.

The vessel was named as the 21,756 cu m Scarlet Ray, under construction at Japan’s Kitanihon Shipyard and scheduled for delivery in 2016. It was one of six vessels ordered in 2014 by Ace Quantum Chemical Tankers, a joint venture between Eastern Pacific Shipping and Ace Tankers.

Officials at Greathorse declined to comment on the deal when contacted by Splash today.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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