New Dorian VLGC delivered, starts timecharter to Shell

Athens: Dorian LPG has taken delivery of its latest VLGC, which will commence a one-year timecharter to Shell via the Helios LPG pool.

The ship, Cobra (84,000 cbm, built 2015), has been fixed at a rate of $2m per calendar month, commencing June 16, according to brokers’ reports.

The VLGC Corsair (84,000 cbm, built 2014) was previously reported to have been fixed on a three-year timecharter, also through the Helios pool. ExxonMobil has emerged as the charterer, having taken the vessel at a rate of $1.35m per calendar month, starting June 1.


Holly Birkett

Holly is Splash's Online Editor and correspondent for the UK and Mediterranean. She has been a maritime journalist since 2010, and has written for and edited several trade publications. She is currently studying for membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In 2013, Holly won the Seahorse Club's Social Media Journalist of the Year award. She is currently based in London.
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