Greek ship operator OceanGold Tankers has reportedly ordered up to four new vessels at two South Korean yards.
According to data provided by Asiasis, the company ordered a couple of 114,000 dwt tankers from Daehan Shipbuilding and exercised options for two more 50,000 dwt vessels at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.
Daehan Shipbuilding is scheduled to deliver the duo in March and June of 2019, while STX would hand over the other two tankers to their owner in the third quarter of 2019.
Asiasis data shows that the company is paying USD 88 million for the Daehan vessels, which will feature Tier II specifications. The price and details related to the STX options were not revealed.
World Maritime News earlier contacted OceanGold Tankers for more information on the orders, however, the company is yet to reply.
The shipping firm operates a fleet of ten vessels, ranging from around 40,200 dwt to 105,000 dwt, OceanGold Tankers states on its website.
World Maritime News Staff