Eastern Pacific Shipping, Rio Tinto enter charter for up to six dual-fuel LNG bulk carriers

Photo: Eastern Pacific Shipping

Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has entered into an agreement with mining and metal producer Rio Tinto for three LNG dual-fueled Newcastlemax vessels, with an option for three more.

The 210,000DWT ships will be built at China’s New Times Shipbuilding.

Deliveries will commence from the second half of 2023.


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