Norden acquires MR tanker from Empire Navigation

Norden acquires MR tanker from Empire Navigation

Danish owner Norden has acquired a secondhand MR tanker from Greek owner Empire Navigation.

According to broking sources, the 50,000dwt Kirstin has been sold to Norden for $19.25m. In May, It was reported that the vessel was sold to UK’s Union Maritime for $18.7m. Sources said Union Maritime walked away from the deal, giving Norden the opportunity to fetch the eight-year-old vessel.

The vessel is Norden’s first purchase this year and increases the company’s fleet to 19 vessels.

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