Canfornav pays $17m for handy pair

Canfornav pays $17m for handy pair

Montreal headquartered Canfornav has been shopping for modern bulkers from its eastern friend, Parakou Shipping.

Brokers say the company has spent close to $17m for two 2010 built ships, the 30,688 dwt Haloise and and the 29,800 dwt Emilie.

The five-year-old ships come with three 30 MT cranes on each vessel, a useful addition for ships destined to ply the St Lawrence and Great Lakes.

Canfornav has chartered a number of Parakou ships over the years.

Neither company confirmed the sales when contacted by Splash.

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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