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Scorpio Tankers seals $44m loan for refinancing of MR pair

NYSE-listed Scorpio Tankers announced on Friday it has received commitment for a loan facility of up to $44m from NIBC Bank.

The loan will be used to refinance existing debts on two medium-range product tankers. It has a final maturity of five years from signing date and bears interest at Libor (London Interbank Offered Rate) plus a margin of 2.50% per annum.

Scorpio, with main offices in New York and Monaco, has a fleet of almost 80 tankers. Its share price rose 5.2% on news of the loan agreement.


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