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Samos Steamship orders capesize pair at Nihon Shipyard

Samos Steamship has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Japan’s Nihon Shipyard for the construction of two capesize bulk carriers.

The Greek owner is paying $60.5m for each 181,000 dwt ship with the delivery set for the third quarter of 2023 and the first quarter of 2024, respectively.

According to VesselsValue, Samos Steamship owns a fleet of 18 ships and has seven newbuildings on order at various Japanese yards.

Nihon was established as a joint venture between Japan’s two largest shipbuilders Imabari Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United.

Adis Ajdin

Adis is an experienced news reporter with a background in finance, media and education. He has written across the spectrum of offshore energy and ocean industries for many years and is a member of International Federation of Journalists. Previously he had written for Navingo media group titles including Offshore Energy, Subsea World News and Marine Energy.
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