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Secondhand Bulker Market on Pace for Record Year -BIMCO

Mar 25, 2021

The ownership of dry bulk ships has changed hands at blistering speed in the first three months of 2021, says shipping organization BIMCO, pointing out that the course is now set for a record year in the bulk ship sale and purchase market.A total of 794 ships were bought and sold in 2020, with the smaller sectors of Handysize and Supramax being most popular. Not even three months into 2021, 279 dry bulk ships have been traded…

Stolt Tankers Buys Tanker Pair for Caribbean Trade

Mar 21, 2023

Stolt Tankers acquired two 15,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tankers built in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The ships will be named Stolt Condor and Stolt Tucan, joining Stolt Tankers’ Inter-Caribbean service (SNICS) improving Stolt Tankers’…

Squire Patton Boggs Partners with The Baltic Exchange

Feb 22, 2023

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) has partnered with freight market information organization The Baltic Exchange to provide a vessel sale and purchase (S&P) transaction closing service for the global shipping industry. The service will be led…

Nova Marine Carriers acquires 39,000 DWT Bulk Carrier Pair

Feb 22, 2022

Nova Marina Carriers, the Lugano based shipping company (controlled by the Romeo and Bolfo/Gozzi families), confirmed the purchase of two new 39,000 dwt bulk carriers, presently owned by the Swire China Navigation group in Hong Kong. These new vessels are due to be delivered to the company shortly…

SAFEEN Feeders Adds Secondhand Containership in the Arabian Gulf

Dec 06, 2021

Container feeder operator SAFEEN Feeders, part of the AD Ports Group, announced it has acquired a containership that will join its feeder service fleet in the Arabian Gulf.SAFEEN Pearl, formerly called Vega Virgo, will be deployed in its UAE Coastal Service (UCO) providing connection to UAE ports…

Want to Buy a Used Containership? Supply Tightens, Prices Soar, Feeder Ships Rule

Jul 01, 2021

BIMCO’s Shipping Number of the Week: Secondhand container ship deals jump over 100% in H1 2021During the first half of 2021, a total 277 container ships have changed hands, a 103.7% jump from 136 ships bought and sold in the same period of 2020 (source: VesselsValue)…

Hapag-Lloyd Plans More Capacity Investments

May 12, 2021

German container liner Hapag-Lloyd will make more investments in vessel capacity this year to grow in line with the global market, where it is the number five operator, Chief Finance Officer Mark Frese told analysts on Wednesday.Apart from the unspecified further investments in containers…

Seaspan Takes Delivery of Four 12,000 TEU Vessels

Apr 30, 2020

Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of four 12,000 TEU vessels, each having commenced five-year time charters with a global liner, the ship owner announced Thursday.Three of the eco-modern containerships were built in 2018, and the other in 2017…

Aframax Tanker Delivered to Performance Shipping

Mar 30, 2020

Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: PSHG) has taken delivery of the M/T P. Kikuma (formerly FSL Shanghai), a 2007-built Aframax tanker of 115,915 dwt that the company entered into an agreement to purchase in February 2020.'M/T P. Kikuma marks…

Scorpio Bulkers Sells 3 Vessels

Mar 10, 2020

The provider of marine transportation of dry bulk commodities Scorpio Bulkers has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to sell two ultramaxes and one kamsarmax for about $53.5 million in aggregate.The vessels are the SBI Jaguar and SBI Taurus…

Diana Shipping Sells Dry Bulker Norfolk

Feb 27, 2020

Diana Shipping announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2002-built vessel Norfolk.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership…

Seaspan Buys Boxships Quartet

Feb 25, 2020

Hong Kong-based owner and manager of containerships in the world Seaspan Corporation has agreed to purchase a fleet of four containerships for approximately $367 million in cash.The ships include four 12,000 TEU vessels, with three built in 2018 and one built in 2017…

Belships Sells Bulker to Marti Shipping

Feb 23, 2020

Belships ASA, a bulk carrier operator and ship management company, has confirmed that it  entered into an agreement with Marti Shipping & Ship Management of Turkey for a bareboat charter and subsequent sale of BELEAST.The 50 000 dwt bulk carrier…

Top Ships Sells 50% Owned Vessels

Feb 23, 2020

The international ship-owning company Top Ships announced that its 50% subsidiaries which own M/T Holmby Hills and M/T Palm Springs entered into agreements to sell both vessels to unaffiliated third parties.According to the owner and operator of modern…

Diana Shipping Fixes Coronis with Koch

Feb 20, 2020

Diana Shipping  announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Koch Shipping Pte. Ltd., Singapore, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Coronis.The global shipping company…

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