More newbuildings join the fleet at Scorpio Tankers

Scorpio Tankers went shopping and bought two new vessels, the carrier announces. Just two months ago, Scorpio Tankers reached an agreement for four LR2 product tankers.

Once again, Scorpio Tankers has increased its newbuilding fleet. This time with two separate deals for an MR product tanker as well as an LR2 product tanker, the carrier announces in a corporate statement to the New York Stock Exchange. These deals landed just a few months after another purchase of four LR2 product tankers.

Both of the vessels are under construction. The MR vessel at the South Korean yard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and is set to be delivered in September of this year. Scorpio Tankers purchased the vessel for USD 37 million.

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