Capital Product to Buy Tankers

Thursday, February 28, 2008
Capital Product Partners LP has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to buy two vessels from Capital Maritime & Trading Corp., for total of $118m. The deal is expected to be completed by April. The first vessel, valued at $95m, is a 2001-built, 159,982 deadweight ton double hull tanker. The vessel is chartered to BP Shipping Ltd. under a charter at a gross rate of $36,456 per day. The charter has a term through at least January 2011, and includes a profit-sharing arrangement that calls for BP and Capital Product to equally split any additional revenue. The second, worth $23 million, is a 12,000 deadweight ton double hull product tanker built in 2005. The tanker is chartered to Shell International Trading & Shipping Company Ltd. until at least March 2010, at a gross rate of $13,250 per day.

Capital Product Partners expects to fund the purchase with $2 million in available cash and $57.5 million through its new revolving $350 million credit facility. The remaining amount will be funded through an offering of 2.55 million common units to Capital Maritime at a price of $22.94 per unit. Capital Product Partners expects the two vessels to boost operating earnings by 8 cents per unit annually, excluding any profit-sharing agreements. Source: Forbes

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter May 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Tanker Trends

Statoil Says Sees European Gas Prices Bottoming Out

Norway's Statoil does not expect European gas prices to fall much further as rising demand from the power generation sector would offset an expected increase in liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply,

Nordic Shipholding Profits below Market Expectations

For the 3 months ended 31 March 2016, Nordic Shipholding A/S generated a profit after tax of USD 1.5 million, compared to USD 2.7 million in the same quarter last year.

Euroseas Faces Headwinds, Reports Loss

Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes,

 
 
Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0496 sec (20 req/sec)