MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. has acquired all shares in the Danish shipping company Nordic Tankers A/S from the private equity fund Triton. MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. is headquartered in Singapore and owned by MITSUI O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., which is one of the world's largest shipping companies and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Nordic Tankers A/S, which will change its name to MOL Nordic Tankers A/S, transports chemicals and is operating a fleet of 19 chemical tankers, mainly in the US, Europe and the trans-Atlantic. MOL Nordic Tankers A/S will continue to be headquartered in Denmark and the management will remain unchanged.
The transaction is expected to be finally completed at the beginning of February.