Second LR2 products carrier delivered to Scorpio Tankers

Second LR2 products carrier delivered to Scorpio Tankers

New York: NYSE-listed Scorpio Tankers has taken delivery of STI Alexis, an 110,000-dwt LR2 product tanker, from South Korea’s Daehan Shipbuilding.

The vessel has been fixed on a 52-day voyage at approximately $33,500 per day, Scorpio says.

This is the second such tanker to be delivered in a week. Another LR2, STI Veneto (114,000 dwt), was delivered to Scorpio on January 30 from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.

The vessel has been fixed on a 60-day voyage for approximately $32,000 per day, the company said last week.

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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