In a marked shift towards the renewables market Scorpio has inked an LoI with DSME for a NG-16000X design GustoMSC design installation vessel with expected delivery in 2023.
The contract is expected to be signed in early Q4 2020 with a total cost in the $265m - $290m range. Scorpio has options for three more vessels.
Emanuele A. Lauro, chairman and ceo of Scorpio Bulkers said: “Scorpio Bulkers is embarking on a new and exciting journey. The world urgently needs to reduce emissions and offshore wind will make a pivotal contribution.
“This strategic direction now aligns with our future customers, investors, finance providers and the growing momentum in global public policy.”
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