Toro Corp. Announces The En Bloc Acquisition Of Four LPG Vessels

304
Credit: Alexander Bobrov/Pexels

Toro Corp. announces that on April 26, 2023, the Company, through four wholly owned subsidiaries, entered into agreements with an unaffiliated third-party to acquire three 2015 Japanese-built 5,000 cbm LPG vessels and one 2020 Japanesebuilt 5,000 cbm LPG vessel, says an article published on their website.

Customary closing conditions

The aggregate purchase price for the four LPG vessels is $70.7 million.

The acquisitions are expected to be consummated upon Toro taking delivery of the vessels in the second and third quarters of this year and are subject in each case to the satisfaction of certain customary closing conditions. The Company expects to finance the acquisitions with cash on hand.

Energy transportation business

Petros Panagiotidis, Chief Executive Officer of Toro, commented-

“We are very excited to announce our entry into the LPG shipping market in our first transaction as a newly independent company.
The en bloc acquisition of four LPG vessels will create a diversified fleet of tankers and LPG vessels, strengthening our position in the energy transportation business and building further our exposure in the shipping industry. We believe that the fundamentals of the LPG shipping sector are attractive with positive future prospects.We intend to continue looking for further  opportunities to renew, grow and diversify our fleet with the addition of high-quality tonnage.”

Did you subscribe to our newsletter?

It’s free! Click here to subscribe!

Source: Torocorp