AFO #10 - 最近租船动态 (英文) 2008.07.22

2008-07-26 13:42  浏览次数 41

最近租船动态 (英文)


Charterting- Bulk carriers :


The hot market for capesize bulkers is drawing new players into the period charter market. A company called Grand China Logistics has reportedly taken a 180,000-dwt new building set for delivery from a South Korean yard in the first half of 2010 for five years at $55,000 per day. Sources suggest that this company is a joint venture between Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea and Hainan Airlines of China. The vessel is said to be controlled by STX Pan Ocean.

Shagang of China is said to be paying $87,750 per day for a capesize under construction at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS). The deal is worth about $160M.The ship is controlled by George Economou’s Cardiff Marine.

Cardiff Marine has also fixed another capesize newbuilding to Shagang for 10 years at $60,000 per day. The ship is due out of SWS at the end of this year. This will produce revenue of $216M.

Another 10-year deal has been concluded for a capesize newbuilding with delivery from Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries in the middle of 2010 to Safety Management of Greece. The ship is said to have been picked up by Constellation at $40,000 per day.

Another five-year deal has been concluded for the 178,000-dwt “Bright Century” (built 1997). The ship is going to Cosbulk at $89,000 per day with prompt delivery.

BHP has taken the 172,000-dwt “Cape Venus” (built 1996) for three years at $111,000 per day with prompt delivery and Cargill has fixed the 171,000-dwt “Cape Island” (built 2004) for 28 to 30 months. That charter does not start until the first half of 2009 and will run at $100,000 per day.

The spot market for capesize continues to be volatile but ended Wednesday at $156,700 per day as compared with $152,100 per day a week ago.


Chinese players have been active in the period market for panamax bulkers and Cosco has taken two units. The company has secured the 82,00-dwt newbuilding “Ellina” for three years upon delivery from a Japanese yard in November. The rate is said to be $63,500 per day. Cosco has also picked up the 73,000-dwt “Calm Seas” (built 1999) for 16 to 18 months at $73,500 per day.

Compatriot Transfield has fixed the 76,000-dwt “Penda Bulker: (built 2005) for a year at $75,500 per day.

Deiulemar has taken the 73,000-dwt “Great Ambitition” (built 1999) for 17 to 19 months at $73,000 per day, a rate close to current spot-market level.

The spot-market for panamaxes has increased to $76,100 per day from $73,000 per day.

Supramaxes –

In the supramax market a South Korean company has taken the 53,000-dwt “Navios Arc” (built 2003) for a year at $60,000 per day and Uniocean has fixed the 43,000-dwt  “Pacific Endeavour” (built 1992) for two years at $43,000 per day.


Source: 贸易风 711

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