The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) will float a tender to build four crude
oil tankers soon, according to a report on Xinhua.
The budget for the new fleet
is reportedly up to $130m.
According to Xinhua, KOTC has almost finished its first modernizing phase of oil tanker fleet, which includes nine tankers.
Among which two tankers will be for crude oil, three for petroleum products, two for liquefied petroleum gas
, while another two for petroleum gas still being built in Singapore and to be delivered by the end of 2007.