Another handy for Tan Binh

Another handy for Tan Binh

Very active Vietnamese owner Tan Binh Shipping has snapped up the  Tenna Bulker for $6.65m from J. Lauritzen.

The sale came only a week since Tan Binh picked up another ship for sale. Commenting on the company one broker told Splash: “They are very active, they keep buying handies by waiving inspections.”

The ship is bought close a million more than VesselsValue.com prices it.

Privately held Tan Binh tends to focus on the spot trades between Asia and the Middle East.

Tan Binh’s latest acquisition is its sixth this year and brings its fleet to 16 vessels.

Hans Thaulow

Hans Henrik Thaulow is an Oslo-based journalist who has been covering the shipping industry for the last 15 years. As well as some work for the Informa Group, Hans was the China correspondent for TradeWinds. He also contributes to Maritime CEO magazine. Hans’ shipping background extends to working as a shipbroker trainee with Simpson, Spence & Young in Hong Kong.

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