Quintana Maritime Takes Delivery of Bulk Carrier
Monday, November 14, 2005
Quintana Maritime Limited took delivery of its second Capesize bulk carrier on November 11. The vessel, named Kirmar, was built in 2001 by China Shipbuilding Corporation in Taiwan and has a carrying capacity of 165,500 dwt.
The purchase price of the vessel was approximately $68.4 million, of which Quintana had previously advanced the sellers a cash deposit of $6.85 million, or 10% of the aggregate purchase price of the vessel. On delivery, the Company paid $9.6 million in cash, and the balance of $52.0 million was funded through its revolving credit facility.