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Winson takes second V-Max from Gener8 Maritime

Winson Shipping is doubling its VLCC fleet size, adding its second ship in less than a month brokers tell Splash.

Two weeks after it took the took its first VLCC, the V-Max design Genmar Vision for $28m from Gener8 Maritime, the Taiwanese outfit strikes again, taking the sister ship Genmar Victory for the same price.

The large cubic capacity of the 312,700 dwt V-Max design makes both ships ideal candidates for storage/conversion.

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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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