A recent news article published in the Splash 247 states that vintage VLCCs selling fast.
Vintage VLCC sales are filling up
Vintage VLCC sales are filling up broking reports with more ships sold in March than in January and February combined.
Over the weekend, several brokers note that Meiji Shipping is selling the 2005-built 305,000 dwt VLCC Tokio for just under $32m.
Earlier this month, sales chatter surrounded the same aged Olympic Loyalty II.
This ship was noted to have sold for a million less at the time.
Another deal involves the 2004-built Eneos Tokyo, sold by Japanese owner Eneos for $30m.
Meanwhile, John Fredriksen’s SFL Corporation and Frontline have agreed to terminate the charter deal for two 2004-built VLCCs, Front Energy and Front Force, that have been sold to an unrelated third party.
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