New Tankship Joins Rapidly Expanding Scorpio Fleet
Scorpio Tankers Inc. inform they have taken delivery of another MR product tanker newbuilding in their ambitious newbuilding programme, 'STI Opera', from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. of South Korea.
The owners add that the new vessel will be chartered-out for up to 120 days at approximately US$19,000 per day.
About Scorpio Tankers
Scorpio Tankers Inc. currently owns 21 tankers (one LR2 tanker, four LR1 tankers, one Handymax tanker, 14 MR tankers, and one post-Panamax tanker) with an average age of 4.0 years, time charters-in 30 product tankers (nine LR2, four LR1, eight MR and nine Handymax tankers), and has contracted for 63 newbuilding vessels (30 MR, 12 LR2, and 14 Handymax ice class-1A product tankers and seven VLCCs),
Of these newbuildings, 43 are expected to be delivered to the Company in 2014, 16 in 2015 and four in 2016.
The Company also owns 30% of Dorian LPG Ltd.