SwissMarine offloads baby cape

SwissMarine offloads baby cape

Dry cargo mammoth SwissMarine has sold a modern unit,  fetching $45m for a ship it paid $50m for when ordered in Japan back in 2013. The sale of the one-year-old Choully, described as a firm price by brokers, was expected as the ship has been in the shop window for a few weeks.

The buyer of the ship is believed to be Greek player Seanergy Maritime.

Brokers anticipate more ship sales by SwissMarine in the coming months.

Hans Thaulow

Hans Henrik Thaulow is an Oslo-based journalist who has been covering the shipping industry for the last 15 years. As well as some work for the Informa Group, Hans was the China correspondent for TradeWinds. He also contributes to Maritime CEO magazine. Hans’ shipping background extends to working as a shipbroker trainee with Simpson, Spence & Young in Hong Kong.

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