Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc., an international shipping company focused on the transportation of chemicals, announced yesterday (Apr 12) that it has taken delivery of the Navig8 Turquoise, a 49,000 DWT IMO2 Interline-coated chemical tanker, from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (“STX”).

Navig8 Chemical Tankers takes delivery of its first 49,000 dwt IMO2 Interline-coated Chemical tanker from STX

Image: Ocean Yield ASA

The Navig8 Turquoise is the first STX vessel to be delivered under the sale and leaseback arrangements entered into with Ocean Yield ASA (Ocean Yield) announced on April 1, 2015. Following delivery from STX, the Navig8 Turquoise was delivered to Ocean Yield under the terms of the Sale MOA and then delivered back to the Company under bareboat charter.

The Navig8 Turquoise will be entered into and operated in Navig8 Group’s Chronos8 commercial pool.

Source: Navig8