Odjfell purchases 19,975 dwt chemical tanker

Shipowner and tank terminal operator Odfjell has entered into a contract for the purchase of MT Holly Galaxy, a 19,975 dwt chemical tanker (IMO II/III) with 22 stainless steel cargo tanks, built in 2006 at Fukuoka Shipbuilding in Japan for an undisclosed price.

According to Odjfell, the vessel will be delivered in December 2011 and will be traded regionally in South America.

Holly Galaxy will be vessel number 99 in the Odfjell controlled fleet of sophisticated chemical tanker vessels, says Jan A. Hammer, CEO Odfjell SE.

Odjfell is a leading company in the global market for transportation and storage of bulk liquid chemicals, acids, edible oils and other special products.