New Scorpio product tankers get timecharter employment

New Scorpio product tankers get timecharter employment

London: NYSE-listed Scorpio Tankers has received three new product tankers from South Korean shipyards. All three vessels have secured short-term employment to unnamed charterers.

STI Pontiac (52,000 dwt, built 2015) is to commence an up to 120-day timecharter after having been delivered from Hyundai Mipo. The MR tanker was fixed at a rate of $18,200/day.

Another MR, STI Manhattan (52,000 dwt, built 2015), was delivered from SPP Shipbuilding in March. The tanker is now employed on a timecharter for up to 120 days at an approximate rate of $19,600/day.

Finally, Daewoo Shipbuilding has delivered the LR2 product tanker STI Winnie (110,000 dwt, built 2015) in March. The vessel has already begun a 55-day voyage charter at approximately $33,500/day.

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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