Tankers Inc said to be interested in JL tanker fleet

According to Danish newspaper Børsen, Tankers Inc, headed by former Torm CEO Mikael Skov, is said to be interested in purchasing all or parts of J. Lauritzen's product tank fleet. J. Lauritzen has an ownership stake in Tankers Inc.

Newspaper Børsen reports that J. Lauritzen is in the process of selling all or parts of the carrier's product tank fleet, which incudes 10 fairly new ships, to Tankers Inc, headed by former Torm CEO Mikael Skov.

As previously reported by ShippingWatch, J. Lauritzen has an onwership stake of more than five percent in somewhat new Tankers Inc, which was established with financial support from major British bank Barclays. J. Lauritzen's MR product tank fleet is operated by Hafnia Management, whose CEO, Anders Engholm, is also a former Torm executive.

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