Spotted: Brand New Elandra Palm Joins LSC’s Ranks

Image Courtesy: Latvian Shipping Company

Latvian Shipping Company’s arm LCS Shipmanagement has expanded its fleet with a newbuild Elandra Palm. In today’s spotted we present you this new tanker that will transport oil and chemical substances.

Tanker Elandra Palm is the second out of three new ships being built by the South Korea-based shipbuilding company SSP Shipbuilding. The first of the three ships, Elandra Spruce, was received on January 11, while the final fleet addition from the series is expected in May with the delivery of Elandra Oak.

“LSCSM adds the next ship to the fleet under its management to reach its maximum petroleum and chemical substance transportation capacity,” Robert Kirkup, Latvian Shipping Company’s Chairman of the Management Board says.

The 50,300 dwt Elandra Palm has a length of 183 meters and width of 32 meters. According Marine Traffic, its current position is North China.

Latvian Shipping Company has 22 ships in its fleet.

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