Ocean Yield invests in six VLCC vessels

Shipowner Ocean Yield, recently sold by Kjell Inge Røkke to a US investor, acquires six VLCC tankers. The ships will enter long-term charters at International Seaways.

A VLCC tanker being built in China. Not related to the tankers mentioned in the article. | Photo: Li Huang/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

Ocean Yield buys six large VLCC supertankers.

The shipowner, sold in September by Kjell Inge Røkke to a US investor, invests USD 375 million in the six vessels, which are expected to be delivered to Ocean Yield in the fourth quarter of 2021, the company writes in an announcement.

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