Petrobras Signs Charter Contracts

4 January 2010 (Last Updated January 4th, 2010 18:30)

Oil company Petrobras has signed charter contracts for nine newbuild tankers to be built at Brazilian yards. Petrobras said it has agreed a 15-year deal with Global Transporte Oceanico for three 45,000dwt tankers, which will be built at Maua shipyard in Niteroi. Petrobras also

Oil company Petrobras has signed charter contracts for nine newbuild tankers to be built at Brazilian yards.

Petrobras said it has agreed a 15-year deal with Global Transporte Oceanico for three 45,000dwt tankers, which will be built at Maua shipyard in Niteroi.

Petrobras also finalised a fixture for three 4,500dwt bunkering tankers from Navegacao Sao Miguel.

In the third deal, Delima Comercio e Navegacao will build three 2,500dwt bunkering tankers at Renavi/Enavi in Niteroi with delivery between 2011 and 2014.

The oil company is negotiating charter deals for its seven products tankers, Petrobras said.