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Thoresen Shipping disposes of elderly vessel for scrap

Thai owner Thoresen Shipping has announced that it has sold 1998-built dry bulk vessel Thor Wind to Murali Maritime for scrap a price of $2.85m.

After the sale, the Thoresen fleet will consist of 21 vessels with an average age of 11.6 years.

The company said the sale is in line with its strategy to improve efficiency of the fleet.

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