AET Tankers, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s maritime solutions and services provider MISC Berhad, has been awarded long-term time charter contracts from Brazilian oil major Petrobras.For illustration: One of AET’s tankers; Source: AETAET said on Wednesday that it would own and operate three newbuilding Suezmax DP2 shuttle tankers for operations in Brazilian international waters.According to the company, the estimated contract value is $525.6 million and the charter is expected to begin in 2022.“These long-term time charter contracts will further reinforce AET’s position as one of the global market leaders in the niche dynamic positioning shuttle tankers market […],” AET stated.This follows recent long-term charters awarded for three newbuilding Suezmax class shuttle tankers by Brazil Shipping I Limited, a Shell group entity.It is worth noting that the previous charter awarded to AET by Petrobras was back in 2018.Namely, the deal was for owning and operating four DP2 Suezmax shuttle tankers on long-term charter. These new vessels would be added to two such vessels already on charter offshore Brazil.The four 152,000 dwt shuttle tankers are under construction in Korea and will be delivered during 2020.Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email. Also, if you’re interested in showcasing your company, product, or technology on Offshore Energy Today, please contact us via our advertising form where you can also see our media kit.
After some early inning struggles, Franklin County’s bats came alive and carried the Wildcats past the Talawanda Braves by a score of 13-3.The first few innings were dominated by the pitchers inside the circle for each team. Michaela Ferman and Ashley Earwick both had good starts to the game for their respective teams.Talawanda struck first in the bottom of the first inning where they led off the inning with a walk by K. Barger. She eventually made it to second on a wild pitch, and then scored on a double to right field by K. Haven to give the Braves an early 1-0 lead.Neither team did much offensively until the top of the third inning when the Wildcat bats got hot. In the top of the third inning, Franklin County sent twelve batters to the plate and collected seven hits in the inning. After the long inning, the Wildcats had an 8-1 lead which they would not relinquish.Talawanda would score two more runs in the later innings, but the Wildcats would also add insurance runs of their own adding 1 run in the fourth inning, 3 runs in the fifth inning, and 1 run in the sixth inning to give the Wildcats the tens runs the needed for the ten run rule to take effect.Winning pitcher for the Wildcats was Michaela Ferman. She pitched a complete game, going six innings, allowing four hits, three runs, all earned, and striking out eight. Kay Kay moves to 1-0 on the season.Losing pitcher for the Braves was Ashley Earwick. She pitched six