Quintana Buys 17 Ships for $735m

Friday, May 12, 2006
Cargo shipping company Quintana Maritime Ltd. said it is buying 17 ships from a private Greek shipowner for about $735 million, according to a report in the Houston Chronicle. The fleet, purchased from Metrobulk, includes three Panamaxes and 14 Kamsarmax bulkers. The ships are on a long-term charter with Bunge SA, a unit of Bunge Ltd., the company said.

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