BP Order 13 New Tankships

Bloomberg
Sunday, January 06, 2013

BP Plc confirms an order for 13 of the vessels, 2012’s largest tankship shipbuilding order.

According to information obtained by Bloomberg the order, placed with Changwon, South Korea's STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Company, includes three Suezmax ships, each able to hold 1 million barrels of crude, and 10 smaller Aframaxes.

BP Shipping Ltd., based in Sunbury-on-Thames, England, manages a fleet of more than 50 vessels that carry crude, oil products and liquefied natural gas.

Source: Bloomberg

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