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Songa Bulk readies for more ships

Songa Bulk said today it is contemplating a tap issue with a target amount of $18m from a senior secured bond. The company said proceeds would go on additional dry bulk vessels.

Songa Bulk also revealed today it is in the process of disposing of one of its supramax vessels. When concluded the sales proceeds will be used for further vessel acquisitions.

Songa Bulk’s rapid fleet buildup now sees it with 15 ships to its name.

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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