Soechi Lines acquires product tanker from ICBC Leasing

Indonesian owner Soechi Lines has acquired a 16,900 dwt small chemical product tanker from China’s ICBC Leasing.

The 2010-built tanker  Ping An has been sold to the company for a price of $9.2m and renamed to Bintang Samudra T.

The deal is the second acquisition for Soechi Lines this year following a deal to buy 1999-built VLGC Yuhsho from JX Ocean in March.

Soechi Lines currently operates a fleet of 46 tankers.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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