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Hind Maritime takes Japanese handy

The taker of Yamamoto Kisen’s oldest ship that fetched $4.2m at the end of last week has been revealed in broker notes who claim that the 2002-built  Marguerite was bought by Greek outfit, Hind Maritime.

Hind currently has two handysize bulkers each over ten years of age, named Lady Hind and Mind Island. The price that Hind Maritime has paid for its biggest ship to date is in line with market prices online portal VesselsValue.com values the ship at.

The sale leaves the seller, pure bulker player Yamamoto Kisen with four slightly bigger and younger bulkers in its fleet.

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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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