Navios Acquisition takes delivery of VLCC

Baghdad, a very large crude carrier owned by Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (Photo: oshita)

Monaco-based Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (Navios Acquisition) recently took delivery of a new very large crude carrier (VLCC) built at a Japanese shipyard.

Following delivery, the 313,433DWT Baghdad was chartered out to an unnamed counterparty for a firm period of 10 years.

The charterer also has an option to exercise an extension of five years.

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