Dutch ship owner Vroon has confirmed the purchase of the MT ST Charlotte, a 2006-built bitumen/molten sulphur tanker. The vessel will be renamed Iver Ability and brings the total number of Vroon's bitumen tankers to 12.
A statement on Vroon's website said "The vessel is currently on charter to Total for the carriage of molten sulphur and bitumen cargoes. She is operating in the Atlantic basin and, following her delivery to the company in Antwerp, will proceed to Immingham to load a cargo of molten sulphur."
Iver Ability will be marketed and operated from Iver Ships B.V. in Barendrecht, the Netherlands.