Bulk carrier sold for US$25m

PUBLISHED : Monday, 30 September, 1996, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 30 September, 1996, 12:00am

Second-hand tonnage brokers reported the sale of bulk carrier Prosperous, built in 1990, 149,498 deadweight tonnes (dwt), to Italian buyers for US$25 million with time charter to April 1997 at $18,300 per day.

The 80,170 dwt bulk carrier Saikai Maru was sold to Greek buyers for $5.75 million while the 32,010 dwt container vessel Flag Paola was sold to Indian breakers for $171 per light deadweight tonne. The tankers Kobe J, Hudson, Ocean Breeze, Dina II and Mary were sold together for $30 million.