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Fednav adds more at Oshima

Canada’s Fednav is back at its favoured Japanese yard, Oshima, for a series of handysizes, brokers report. The owner has contracted for four 34,500 dwt bulkers. The ships will be delivered in 2018 and will be lakes fitted. No price has been revealed.

Oshima, regarded as one of the finest builders of bulkers in the world, is now pushing 2019 slots as its yard is full for the next couple of years.


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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