Latsco Enters VLCC Sector


Latsco Shipping will add to its fleet in 2022 four newly built VLCC type tankers. which were built at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyards in South Korea, marking its return to the field of very large tankers. Construction of the VLCCs began in July 2021.

The naming ceremony of the first two ships, “GIANNIS LATSIS” and “ERIETTA LATSI”, took place last Monday, May 30 at the shipyards of Hyundai Heavy Industries. The other two vessels will be delivered by October this year. All will be under the Greek flag.

The tankers “GIANNIS LATSIS” and “ERIETTA LATSI” are 330 meters long and 60 meters wide. Their capacity is 341,000 m3.