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Winson buys its biggest ship to date

Tony Tung-founded Winson Group has added its biggest ship to date. Splash understands that shipowning arm Winson Oil has added the 111,920 dwt Americas Spirit from Teekay for $11.7 m.

This is Winson’s second move in the secondhand market in as many months.

In September Winson Oil sold a 2009-built MR tanker, named Angel No 5, to Greek outfit IMS for just under $12m.

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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