Capital Product Companions L.P., a global proprietor of ocean-going vessels, has introduced the profitable supply of the LNG service ‘Asterix I’.
The vessel was delivered on 17 February 2023 and has began her seven-year employment with Hartree Companions Energy & Fuel Firm (UK) Restricted, who keep an possibility to increase by a further two years.
The vessel acquisition was financed by way of a mixture of a US$12. million money deposit superior to Capital Maritime & Buying and selling Corp. (the vendor) in 2022, US$184 million of debt drawn beneath a sale and leaseback transaction with CMB Monetary Leasing (CMBFL) and US$34 million of money at hand. The CMBFL lease has quarterly principal repayments of US$2.2 million, a tenor of 10 years, and the choice to repurchase the vessel at a predetermined value after the primary anniversary of the association, along with a purchase order possibility of US$96.5 million on the expiration of the lease in February 2033.
Asterix I is the seventh newest technology LNG service of the partnership and the third vessel the partnership takes supply beneath an settlement to accumulate one 174 000 billion m3 newest technology X-DF LNG/C and three 13 312 TEU hybrid scrubber-fitted Tier III and Part III, twin gasoline prepared eco container sister vessels from the Vendor, introduced on 7 June 2022.
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