Hansa Acquires Tanker for $18.5 M From Japan’s JX Ocean


Norwegian chemical tanker company Hansa Tankers continues to expand with the purchase of another chemical tanker Bow Tone, reports Splash 247.

Company’s second acquisition of the year

Norway’s Hansa Tankers has made its second vessel acquisition of the year with the addition of 2009-built 33,600 dwt chemical tanker Bow Tone.

It is reported that Hansa has paid around $18.5m to Japan’s JX Ocean for the vessel, which has just come off a 10-year charter with Odfjell.

The vessel, built at Japan’s Kitanihon Zosen, is worth around $19.3m according to VesselsValue.

About the company

Hansa Tankers was established in 2010 and this latest deal will see the company’s fleet grow to eight chemical tankers, all built in Japan.

Earlier in the year, it acquired 2006-built 33,900 dwt chemical tanker Chemroad Fuji from Japan’s Doun Kisen for $15.3m.

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Source: Splash247