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Scorpio Tankers acquires product tanker fleet from Trafigura

Tanker ship operator Scorpio Tankers acquires 19 product tanker vessels from commodity trader Trafigura. The fleet has an aggregate value of USD 803 milliion. The transaction will make Trafigura a new major shareholder in Scorpio Tankers.

Robert Bugbee er CEO i Scorpio Tankers, som nu overtager lejekontrakter på 19 produkttankskibe fra Trafigura. | Photo: Chris Prevolos/Marine Money

Scorpio Tankers and Trafigura have agreed on a transaction that will see Scorpio take over 19 product tanker vessels from the commodity trader.

The transaction is structured such that Scorpio Tankers acquires a series of subsidiaries under Trafigura which have so-called leasehold interests in a total of 19 product tanker ships with an aggregate value of USD 803 million.

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