Odfjell buys 2009-built chemical tanker

MAY 23, 2017 — Odfjell SE reports that it has purchased the M/T Argent Eyebright. The vessel was delivered in November 2009 by Kitanihon Shipbuilding in Japan.

The vessel has 16 stainless steel tanks and Odfjell says it fits in well with its fleet of large stainless steel tankers and that the purchase is in line with its fleet renewal strategy.

Ship's particulars: Deadweight : 33,608 MT; Gross Tonnage: 19,440 Ton; L.O.A. : 170 m; Breadth: 26.6 m; Draft : 11.316 m(Summer)

The Argent Eyebright has been on short term time charter to Odfjell Tankers since January 2017, and will be purchased at a price of $25.5 million.

The vessel will be renamed and put under NIS flag after closing the transaction at the end of June.

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