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Wisdom taps Onomichi for handy order

Taiwan’s Wisdom Marine has contracted Onomichi Dockyard in Japan to build a 37,000 dwt bulk carrier. The ship will cost $24m, Wisdom stated in a public disclosure on its site.
In a busy year of expansion for the Taiwanese shipping firm, Wisdom has also placed orders for two 82,300 dwt kamsarmax bulk carriers at Tsuneishi Zhoushan shipyard as well as a brace of 37,800 dwt bulk carriers at Imabari Shipbuilding. 
The shipping line has a total of 129 ships trading at the moment with another 13 on order. 

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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