Capesize sales are proliferating this month. One of many sellers is Taiwan’s prominent industrial player, Formosa Plastics Group, who has let go of one of its three scrubber-fitted baby capes from Dalian Shipbuilding, the 2011-built, 104,000 dwt
FPMC B 103. The ship is reported sold for $24.85m to Landseadoor Shipping, an Indonesian owner which already has two panamaxes and a post-panamax in its domestic-focused fleet.
Sales talks also surrounds the 2004 built vintage cape sold by Malaysia’s Prima Shipmanagement with reports that the 18-year-old Japanese-built Tasik Melati has been let go for around $16m.
Other sales that have come to light include two 170,000 dwt, Hyundai-built ships named Olympius and Victorius, which have changed hands to undisclosed UAE-based buyers .
Among other confirmed cape deals. NASDAQ-listed Greek owner Seanergy Maritime released a statement on Friday with news that the 2010-built Knightship and Lordship were sold to unaffiliated third parties in Japan and chartered back.