Sainty Marine freezes assets of two debtor companies

Sainty Marine freezes assets of two debtor companies

Debt-ridden shipyard Sainty Marine, which has been sued by dozens of creditors for overdue debts, is also actively collecting overdue debts from its debtors in order to improve its financial situation.

The yard has announced that it has applied with Nanjing People’s Court to freeze RMB50m ($8.05m) worth of assets of Hefei Caicheng Property Development and Chizhou Best Property Company, with the court approving the request.

Sainty Marine has been suffering difficulties in collecting overdue debts from its trading business and financing business, it has a series of ongoing court cases with its debtor companies.

The company announced in January this year that it was facing the risk of being unable to collect RMB182m ($29.3m) from debtor companies.

Jason Jiang

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