W Marine exercises kamsarmax option at Taizhou Kouan

W Marine exercises kamsarmax option at Taizhou Kouan

Greek owner W Marine has exercised an option to build a 82,000 dwt kamsarmax bulk carrier at Chinese yard Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding.

The option was attached to W Marine’s order for the construction of a 82,000 dwt kamsarmax bulk carrier placed at the yard in February.

Delivery of the vessel is scheduled in June 2020.

Founded in 2013 by Yiannis Sarantitis, W Marine currently operates a fleet of eight bulkers made up of three kamsarmaxes and five post panamaxes.

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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