According to reports, Excel Maritime said it plans to buy two Supramax
bulk carriers for $126m, or $63m per vessel.
The first vessel has a capacity of 55,567 deadweight tons and was built at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in Japan. The second vessel has a capacity of more than 53,206 deadweight tons and was built by Imabari Shipbuilding
Co. Ltd. Both ships were built in 2005.
Both vessels will be delivered to Excel Maritime in the fourth quarter.