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Thoresen Thai buys another Scorpio ultramax

Thai owner Thoresen Thai has announced the acquisition of a 2016-built 61,144 dwt ultramax vessel.

The vessel has been identified as Scorpio Bulkers ultramax SBI Tethys, and has been renamed Thor Nitnirund. VesselsValue’s valuation on the vessel is $19.2m.

In December, Thoresen Thai also acquired the 2016-built ultramax bulker SBI Hyperion from Scorpio and renamed it Thor Nirimat.

The latest acquisition has increased the owned fleet of the company to 24 vessels.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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