The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of the second of five second hand MRs ships bought in February for USD 166.5 million.
Chemical/Oil Products tanker STI Mythos - Image: Hannes van Rijn
MR ship STI Mythos was delivered and ownership was transferred to Bahri’s subsidiary National Chemical Carriers (NCC) on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 and the ship’s name was changed to NCC Jood.
Bahri said that the financial impact of this ship is expected during the second quarter of 2016.
The first newcomer from the batch, the STI Lexington, joined Bahri’s fleet earlier this month and the ship’s name was changed to NCC Wafa.
The vessels were built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea for Scorpio Tankers Inc. The remaining three product tankers, STI Chelsea, STI Olivia and STI Powai, are slated for delivery by 30th June 2016.