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US tanker proprietor Worldwide Seaways has offloaded its 15-year-old MR2 tanker
Excessive Jupiter.

Brokers have tied the 51,600 dwt ship to an Indian purchaser, with Greeceā€™s Intermodal inserting Mumbai-based Seven Islands Transport behind the deal value round $22.4m.

New York-listed Worldwide Seaways acquired the South Korean-built product tanker following the $2.2bn takeover of Diamond S Transport, which the latter picked up from Cido Transport for $40m in 2011.

Worldwide Seaways owns and operates a fleet of 75 vessels, with six MRs in-built 2007 and the youngest unit in that phase, the Seaways Kenosha, in-built 2016.

In July, Vitol offered its 2008-built 50,600 dwt MR2 Elandra Corallo for 23m with a particular survey set for October this yr, the identical as for Excessive Jupiter.

A number of South Korean-built MR tonnage had been reported this month to vary arms, together with the 2008 STX-built 46,200 dwt Grand Ace8 for $23.8m, albeit with a particular survey accomplished in March, whereas Pyxis Tankers is about to financial institution almost $41m from the sale of some seven years youthful SPP-built 50,300 dwt Pyxis Epsilon. Bahri offered its 2005-built 46,300 dwt pair for $17.3m apiece, and Greek proprietor Harry Vafias shipped out the 2008 SPP-built 50,700 dwt Aquadisiac to spinoff Imperial for $25.6m.

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