Thun Tankers announced the order of 4 new tankers

26 January 2023

On 26 January, Thun Tankers announced the order of four, 7999 mts dwt tankers. The ordered “Resource Efficiency Class” vessels are an addition to the two previously ordered sisters, extending the series to six identical coastal tankers. 

The six ordered ’R-class’ sisters will be built by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV in the Netherlands, with delivery from 2024 and onwards. The ordered vessels are part of Thun Tankers fleet renewal program, carefully tailor-made to meet their client’s future demands. Upon delivery, they will enter into the Gothia Tanker Alliance network and be technically managed by Dutch based MF Shipping Group.

Ferus Smit BV has previously built more than forty ships for Erik Thun. Adaptive propulsion to minimize energy usage, prepared for shore electricity connection, UPS battery pack, the latest hull design and the newest and most resource efficient machinery are some examples of the vessels new features.

Source: Thun Tankers