Shoei Kisen offloads supramax for $7.7m

Shoei Kisen offloads supramax for $7.7m

Japan’s Shoei Kisen Kaisha has sold a 10-year-old Imabari-built supramax to Bangladeshi interests for $7.7m.

Meghna Group, a diverse conglomerate with interests in commodities, food, aviation and real estate, has taken the Maple Grove. The ship has a special survey due this year, Clarksons Research noted. Meghna’s shipowning arm is called United Shipping Lines.

Shoei Kisen is the shipowning arm of Imabari Shipbuilding.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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