M/V CLIPPER MERCURY (27,001 dwt 2004 blt New Century) and her 2002blt sister vessel M/V
CLIPPER MORNING have been sold for region US$ 23m en bloc to undisclosed buyers.
The semi box type M/V ALADDIN RAINBOW (32,260 dwt 1999 blt Kanda S.B.) reported sold to
Greek buyers for a price in the region of US$ 10.5m. Turkish interests are reported to have purchased
M/V DIAMOND GLORY (28,515 dwt 1997 blt Tsuneishi Zosen) for US$ 9.2m, the vessel has her
SS/DD due in August 2012 while the logs fitted M/V KEN ANN MARU (32,115 dwt 1997 blt Onomichi)
which has SS/DD due in July 2012 has been sold at around US$ 9.4m.
The Tanker S&P market is quite active this week with a number of sales of modern tonnage to report.
Suezmax M/T MONTE GRANADA (150,581 dwt 2004 blt Universal) has been sold to Tanker Pacific
at US$ 33.7 million a level which slightly surpassed market expectations as in an earlier effort to sell
the vessel buyers had been unwilling to pay above US$ 30m. In the Handysize sector, the product
carrier M/T STI CONQUEROR (40,158 dwt 2005 blt Shina) and her two older sister vessels M/T STI
MATADOR and M/T STI GLADIATOR (40,081 dwt, Built 2003) reported sold for US$ 21m, US$
16.2m and US$ 16.2m respectively to undisclosed buyers. Finally, The fully stainless M/T OAK
GALAXY (19,997 dwt 2005 blt Shin Kurushima) has been purchased by Wilmar International,
Singapore for US$ 19m.