Parsan Energi takes LPG carrier for $12.5m

Parsan Energi takes LPG carrier for $12.5m

Turkey’s Parsan Energi has taken the 7,396 cu m LPG carrier Botafogo Gas from Singapore-based MH Progress Line for $12.5m. The ship is on charter to Vitol and was built in 2009 at Japanese yard Murakami Hide.

Istanbul-headquartered Parsan had earlier this year taken the 20-year-old 6,500 cu m Windsor LPG tanker for $5m.

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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