In the newbuilding market, there was one more week with strong Greek investment plans as in the previous week for placement of newbuilding contracts in the main vessel segments, bulk carriers, gas tankers and containers, the Golden Destiny Weekly Report notes. In the LPG segment, Brave Maritime
has placed an order for four units at STX Busan of South Korea for delivery 2014-2015 with a capacity of 6,500 cum and 5,000 cu.m. while in the LNG segment, executives at Greece’s Tsakos Energy Navigation
confirmed that it would order its first diesel electric powered LNG vessel of 162,000 cbm, for delivery in late 2014-2015, with an option for a second.