China Navigation adds another handy

China Navigation adds another handy

China Navigation, which has been very active scouring the markets of late, has come in for the Sumatra, a 2016-built handysize. The Singapore-headquartered affiliate of the Swire Group is paying $15.5m for the Huanghai-built ship which comes equipped with four cranes.

This is the fifth ship China Navigation has taken in the past couple of months from German outfit Bertling which had ordered a series of bulkers at Huanghai.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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