Wisdom Marine, the largest bulk shipping operator in Taiwan, has placed orders at two Japanese yards for the construction of five bulk carriers in total.
According to Allied Shipbroking report, the company has ordered two 82,000 dwt kamsarmax bulker at Tsuneishi Shipbuilding and three 37,000 dwt handy bulkers at Onomichi Dockyard.
Deliveries for the handy bulkers are scheduled for 2021 and kamsarkax bulkers for 2022. The value of the contracts was not disclosed.
Last month, Wisdom Marine announced a $13.3m worth of new share issue plan to fund the company’s fleet expansion programme.
Wisdom Marine owns a fleet of around 130 bulk carriers and has another 10 bulkers on order at various Japanese yards.