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Greece’s Omicron in for a d’Amico panamax

Omicron Ship Management’s fleet is ready to grow up to six units. The Kallithea-based shipping firm emerged as buyer of the 2005-built Medi Venezia according to the latest Seasure market report.

As of today the owner of this ship is still d’Amico Dry which commented on the deal telling Splash that “the Medi Venezia is committed for sale”. A spokesman from the Italian shipping group just added that “the $7.5m price reported on the market is incorrect”. Other sources in Italy said that the deal will be done at a price of $8m.

According to VesselsValue.com the current value of the Medi Venezia is $7.5m. The sale of the ship will be completed in the coming days.

As of today Omicron Ship Management of Greece has five mid-aged bulk carriers in its fleet ranging from 28,100 to 77,000 dwt.

Further to its purchase of the aforementioned panamax, Omicron has sold the 15-year-old, 2001-built handymax Omicron Pride to unspecified Asian buyers for $5.3m.

Nicola Capuzzo

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