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Maersk Product Tankers divests the world's first ship equipped with rotor sails

Maersk Product Tankers sells tanker vessel "Maersk Pelican", the world's first tanker to be equipped with rotor sails in 2018 to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Maersk Tankers saw a 28 percent improvement in pool partnership last year.

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Tanker vessel "Maersk Pelican", which became well-known in 2018 when it was the first tanker ship in the world to be equipped with large rotor sails in an effort to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, has now been sold, Maersk Product Tankers confirms to ShippingWatch.

The tanker ship has already been delivered to its new owner. But Maersk Tankers declines to reveal who the new owner is or the price of the vessel.

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