Bocimar Expands Fleet, Buys 3 Ships

Thursday, March 09, 2006
CMB confirms that its subsidiary Bocimar International has acquired three capesize newbuilding vessels for a total purchase price of $188 million.

The first vessel, SWS 1028 (Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard) - for which Bocimar concluded a three-year time charter contract in April 2005 - is obtained from Teh Hu (Hong Kong). It concerns a 175,000 dwt newbuilding that will be delivered in the third quarter of 2006.

The other two vessels, SWS 1048 and SWS 1049, have been bought from the Golden Ocean group. These two 175,000 dwt newbuilding vessels will be delivered in November 2006 and January 2007. For both vessels a three-year time charter contract has already been concluded with a Japanese and Korean charterer on favourable terms.

The purchase of these two vessels is still subject to the finalisation of the contract documentation.

These new vessels make an ideal addition to Bocimar's current young, modern and rewardingly-valued fleet. This transaction also strengthens the relationship with the Chinese yard SWS as, after the delivery of these three vessels, 10 vessels belonging to Bocimar's fleet will have been built at SWS.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter April 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Legal

Blacklisted Tanker Returns to Libya's Zawiya Port

A tanker that Libya's rival eastern government had been using to try to export oil in defiance of the Western-backed administration in Tripoli returned to the country on Saturday,

Lerwick Harbor sees Seasonal Boost

The opening of the offshore season in northern waters has seen specialist oil industry vessels return to Lerwick Harbor during April to support subsea development projects.

Drug Interception at Red Hook Container Terminal

Approximately 121 pounds of heroin and eight pounds of cocaine were discovered in a shipping container of vegetables that was moving from Ecuador to Miami, Fla.

Ship Sales

How France Sank Japan's Sub Dream

Ousting of Japan ally PM Abbott opened door to rivals; Tokyo slow to respond to new competitive process. In 2014, a blossoming friendship between Australian

Samsung Heavy Loses $4.6-bln FLNG Order

South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), the world’s third-largest shipbuilder,  has received a contract termination for three floating liquefied

Japan wants Australian Explaination for Failed Sub Bid

Japan wants Australia to explain why it decided not to pick a Japanese design for a new fleet of submarines choosing instead a proposal from France's DCNS. "The decision was deeply regrettable,

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0739 sec (14 req/sec)