Stolt Tankers has announced the acquisition of two energy efficient 15,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tankers built in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Stolt Tankers’ strategy includes a focus on sustainability. The company claims that by retrofitting the ships with propellor boss cap fins (PBCFs), variable frequency drives, torque thrust meters, and KWh meters, the ships will be more fuel efficient and have a lower carbon footprint. The ships will be named the Stolt Condor and Stolt Tucan and join Stolt Tankers’ Inter-Caribbean service. Stolt Tankers expects to take delivery of the vessels in Q2 2023.
We are delighted to offer our best-in-class platform to more clients in the Inter-Caribbean market and expand the reach of our high-quality service offering.
…said Lucas Vos, President of Stolt Tankers
Lucas Vos also stated that this acquisition is an excellent opportunity for Stolt Tankers to secure attractively priced on-the-water tonnage in a firming chemical tanker market. As he claimed, these modern, fuel-efficient ships and will further lower the age profile of their fleet.
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