Weekly Vessel Valuations Report, October 23 2018
Tankers: Tanker values remain stable, except for Aframax which have firmed slightly in mid age tonnage.
VLCC Astro Chorus (305,700 DWT, Sep 2001, Daewoo) sold for conversion for USD 21.2 mil to Chinese buyers, VV Value USD 18.62 mil.
Aframax CSK Shelton (105,000 DWT, Jan 2005, Daewoo) sold for USD 13.4 mil to Capital Maritime and Trading, VV Value USD 11.54 mil.
Bulkers: Bulkers have remained stable with the exception of mid age Panamax tonnage which has softened.
The en bloc deal of 2 newbuild Capesize vessels sold to Bocimar for a price of USD 104.0 mil. The vessels include Hull 2061 and Hull 2062 (206,000 DWT, Jan – Apr 2019, Qingdao Yangfan)
Bergen Yangzhou Supramax Carriers sold 2 Supramaxes in an en bloc deal for USD 23.0 mil. The vessels include Grand Pioneer and Grand Breaker (57,000 DWT, Sep – Dec 2011, Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding).
Supramax Queen Halo (58,100 DWT, Jul 2010, Tsuneishi Cebu) sold for USD 15.2 mil to Thoresen, VV Value USD 15.51 mil.
Handy Splendeur (33,400 DWT, Mar 2008, Shin Kochi) sold for USD 11.0 mil, VV Value USD 11.21 mil.
Containers: Container values have remained stable for most tonnages except for modern and mid age Handy and Feedermaxes which have softened slightly.
Contships has purchased 4 Feedermaxes in an en bloc sale from Hartmann Schiffahrts KG for USD 26.0 mil – on subs. The vessels include Frisia Iller, Frisia Alster, Frisia Inn and Frisia Aller (1,114 TEU, Mar 2007 – Mar 2008, Yangzhou Dayang Shipbuilding)