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Nordic American Tankers grows fleet to 24 vessels

Tanker carrier Nordic American Tankers has signed a deal with Korean shipbuilder Sungdong for two Suezmax vessels.

Two new Suezmax vessels will join the fleet of Nordic American Tankers, which operates out of Oslo and has now signed a deal with Korean shipbuilder Sungdong for the two ships, of 158,000 dwt each, says the company in a statement. The ships cost USD 65 million apiece and will boost the carrier's fleet to 24 vessels.

An important step for the carrier, says CEO Herbjørn Hansson:

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