Hayfin Capital Management has taken up an option for two suezmax tankers at HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering, with each vessel valued at about $86m.

The London-based alternative investment platform confirmed its order for two additional methanol-ready 158,000-dwt crude carriers at the South Korean yard grouping.

The deal brings the total number of suezmaxes contracted by Hayfin at HD KSOE to four.