Wilmar snaps up supramax for $7m

Wilmar snaps up supramax for $7m

German owner Schepers H Bereederungs has sold a six-year-old supramax bulker for $7m.

Singapore’s Wilmar International is behind the acquisition of the Chinese built Dolpin 57 design Kilian S ship, according to Clarksons Research.

Wilmar International is owned by tycoon Kuok Khoon Hong whose other interests include Raffles Ship Management.

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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