23 December 2010 09:02 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Odfjell has entered into an agreement with South Korea's SLS Shipbuilding to buy two coated 44,000 deadweight tonne (dwt) parcel tankers for around $42m (€32m), the Norwegian shipping company said on Thursday.
The vessels are scheduled for delivery in February and April 2011.
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The company said NCC would acquire from SLS two coated 45,000 dwt parcel tankers with a cargo capacity of 54,400 cubic metres, comprising 22 zinc/epoxy coated tanks and 20 full segregations.
“We have obtained long-term bank financing of the vessels,” said Odfjell.
($1 = €0.76)
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