Navig8 Chemical Adds New Tanker

Image Courtesy: Navig8 Chemical Tankers

Chemical shipping company Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. has taken delivery of its first stainless steel chemical tanker, the Navig8 Sirius, from Japanese shipbuilder Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.

Featuring 25,000 dwt, the Navig8 Sirius is the first of six vessels contracted at Kitanihon to be delivered to the company.

The Navig8 Sirius will be entered into and operated in Navig8 Group’s Stainless8 commercial pool, the shipping firm said.

The tanker is also the first ship to be delivered under the USD 55 million secured loan facility with Credit Suisse AG.

Navig8 Chemical Tankers said that the loan facility, which was signed last week, covers 65% of the contract price of the vessels.

The company ordered the batch of six stainless steel chemical tankers in January 2014.

Featuring a length of 159 meter and a width of 25 meters, the remaining tanker newbuilds are scheduled to join Navig8 Chemical Tankers’ fleet in 2016 and 2017.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Sep 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

INMEX SMM India 2017

Combining the forces of Maritime industry’s two biggest events, the unified edition of INMEX SMM India brought together the most exclusive…

read more >

LIQUEFACTION OF BULK CARGOES SEMINAR

GET TO GRIPS WITH:
– Mechanisms behind liquefaction
– Guidelines and regulations for bulk cargoes prone to liquefaction…

read more >

Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East

The largest event for offshore marine and workboat sectors in the region, Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East will, once again, serve as a meeting point for international industry professionals to come together and do business. Our 2017 show promises a wealth of networking opportunities, high-level discussions in our conferences on important industry trends, […]

read more >

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 – the joint Singapore-IMO International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity-Building…

read more >