Scorpio Tankers sells another six ships to Chinese firm

In less than three weeks Scorpio Tankers has sold numerous vessels to instead lease them from the buyer. The company has now signed yet another contract.

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Scorpio Tankers has signed a new contract to sell six MR vessels to China's CMB Financial Leasing. The ships are under construction and will still join Scorpio's fleet in a so-called sale-and-lease-back transaction.

The deal comes exactly a week after a similar transaction with another Chinese leasing company, China Huarong Shipping Financial Leasing, which acquired six ships from the company which will also be leased back to Scorpio Tankers.

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