Brokers are reporting Japan’s Seno Kisen has firmed up a kamsarmax order at Namura Shipbuilding.
In an all-Japanese deal, the 85,000 dwt coal carrier will go on long-term charter to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) when it delivers in 2020. The ship will haul coal for Sumitomo Joint Electric Power, replacing an ageing panamax on this contract.
Imabari-based Seno Kisen tends to charter out its ships to Japan’s largest shipping lines such as MOL. Its fleet today comprises of 40 bulkers and one roro, according to data from pricing portal, VesselsValue.