Greece-based shipping company Pantheon Tankers has been linked to an order of two 50,000 dwt tankers, in addition to two optional vessels of the same size.
Namely, the company signed a letter of intent (LOI) with South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore for the construction of the above-mentioned ships, Intermodal Shipbrokers’ data shows.
Pantheon Tankers will pay USD 33 million for each vessel.
The newbuildings are scheduled for delivery in 2019.
World Maritime News contacted Pantheon Tankers for more details on the matter, however, the company is yet to reply.
Currently, Pantheon Tankers’ fleet comprises 20 vessels, according to information available on the company’s website. In addition, Pantheon Tankers has two Aframaxes on order at Namura shipyard and one Suezmax at Hyundai Heavy Industries Ulsan shipyard.
World Maritime News Staff