Mærsk LNG fleet for sale

AP Møller-Mærsk selling into its fleet of LNG tankers for sale, then the group would concentrate on its core business. Profits from the sale will be reinvested in other parts of the group.
    – We are interested to be a strong player in the market, but we are not in the LNG segment. We therefore decided to sell our LNG fleet and reinvest the money in other businesses, “said Nils Smedegaard Andersen, CEO of AP Møller-Mærsk.
    LNG fleet consists of eight ships with capacity 138300-165600 cubic feet. The ships were built between 2004 and 2008. Six of the ships have diesel electric propulsion and dual-fuel, while the two remaining vessels propelled by steam turbines. At the beginning of the year, Maersk took a LNG delivery from Meridian Maersk with a capacity of 165 500 cubic meters.
    Plans to sell LNG fleet arrived during the presentation of the report for the first quarter. The group made ​​a dramatic improvement in earnings and profits increased by 82 percent to U.S. $ 1.2 billion.


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