Okeanis Profitable in Third Quarter

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Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp. reported unaudited interim condensed results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020.

Q3 2020 Highlights

Time charter equivalent (“TCE”) revenue and Adjusted EBITDA of $47.5 million and $35.5 million, respectively. Profit for the period of $15.6 million or $0.48 per basic & diluted share. Profit includes a write-off of deferred financing fees associated with debt re-financing and an unrealized loss on derivatives of $1.1 million and $0.4 million, respectively. Profit excluding these items was $17.2 million, or $0.53 per basic & diluted share.

Fleetwide daily TCE rate of $35,600 per operating day; VLCC, Suezmax and Aframax/LR2 TCE rates of $44,000, $31,800 and $15,200 per operating day, respectively.

Daily vessel operating expenses (“opex”) of $8,115 per calendar day, including management fees.

In Q4 2020 to date, 100% of the available VLCC spot days have been booked at an average TCE rate of $24,000 per day, 70% of the available Suezmax spot days have been booked at an average TCE rate of $17,000 per day and 39% of the available Aframax/LR2 spot days have been booked at an average TCE rate of $11,000 per day.

In July 2020, the Suezmax vessels Kimolos and Folegandros were re-financed for $42.2 million and $39.2 million, respectively.

Between August and October 2020, the Company entered into seven floating-to-fixed interest rate swaps with a total notional amount of $344.9 million at an average fixed interest rate of 0.3231% for a term of three years.

In September 2020, the Company paid a cash dividend to its shareholders of $0.75 per share, amounting to $24.3 million.

Also in September 2020, the Company took delivery of Suezmax vessels Nissos Sikinos and Nissos Sifnos. Both vessels entered into three-year time charter contracts upon delivery. In connection with their delivery, the Company entered into a $103.2 million loan facility with the Export-Import Bank of Korea, the BNK Busan Bank and the BNK Kyongnam Bank.
Subsequent Events

The Board of Directors of OET declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per share, amounting to $3.2 million. The cash dividend will be paid on Wednesday December 2, 2020 to shareholders of record as of Thursday November 26, 2020. The shares will be traded ex-dividend as from and including Wednesday November 25, 2020.

Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp. is a pure play eco and scrubber-fitted tanker company that owns and operates a fleet of 17 modern, high-specification crude oil and products tankers in the VLCC, Suezmax and Aframax/LR2 segments.

Source: Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp.

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