Archive for the ‘Sales and Purchases’ Category

Nick Hubbard to head up Braemar’s London Container desk

Braemar Shipping Services PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Hubbard as head of its London Container desk. Nick has over 25 years’ experience in shipbroking including over 20 years as a Container Specialist. His appointment underlines Braemar’s commitment to growing the strength...
July 12th, 2012 | Chartering, Fixtures, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions | Read More

FONASBA Supports Container Weight Verification Initiative

FONASBA, the international ship brokers and ship agents federation, this week gave its full backing to international government and industry efforts aimed at ensuring that shipping containers for export are accurately weighed. The initiative, which is being led by the World Shipping Council in concert...
July 11th, 2012 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Ship Recycling Market

Demolition Prices for elderly ships have fallen by a quarter in 2012 to date, and owners are encouraged to dispose of recycling candidates sooner rather than later, says Mark Williams of Braemar Seascope. Addressing the 7th Annual Ship Recycling Conference in London on 19th June, the Braemar Seascope...
June 22nd, 2012 | Sales and Purchases | Read More

ITCM’s vibrant reception at Moorings

ITCM’s vibrant reception at Moorings
The powerful trio: Alexandros Koutalianos, Spyros Alexandropoulos and Andreas Vavalos Location or better say positioning is one of the most important factors in all businesses; weather too plays another important role. Combine this and you will see why ITCM’s venue was one of the best during the mid-week’s...
June 12th, 2012 | Events, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Sale of LPG/C Chaconia and Elversele

Sale of LPG/C Chaconia and Elversele
The "Chaconia" EXMAR confirms the sale of the LPG/C CHACONIA  (28, 070 m³ – built 1990) and the LPG/C ELVERSELE (37, 511 m³ – built 1996). The vessels will be delivered to their new owners in April and July 2012, respectively. The total net sale price amounts to USD 48, 9 million. ...
April 16th, 2012 | News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

ITIC says shipbrokers must protect commission entitlement

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says the current global economic downturn means that shipbrokers will have to be particularly careful to ensure that their entitlement to commission is properly protected. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC cites the case of a Norwegian...
April 13th, 2012 | Chartering, Legal, P and I Clubs, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Sale of the m/v Hellenic Carrier

Hellenic Carriers Limited, (“Hellenic” or the “Company”) (AIM: HCL), an international provider of marine transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announces that, in continuation of its fleet renewal program, its wholly owned subsidiary Thasos Shipping Co. Ltd. (“Thasos”), the ship owning...
April 5th, 2012 | Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces the acquisition of a Panamax dry bulk carrier

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces the acquisition of a Panamax dry bulk carrier
Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, last Friday announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to purchase from an unaffiliated third party the m/v “Mining Star”,...
April 2nd, 2012 | News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Surge in shipping students proves robustness of the sector

The shipping industry is investing in training. Newly released statistics from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), which celebrated its centenary in 2011, show shipping bucking the trend in terms of cuts to training budgets. While recent figures from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development...
March 26th, 2012 | Associations, Chartering, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases | Read More

VesselsValue.com adds eBroker to its online valuation service.

The online ship valuation service which covers tankers, bulkers and containers has now released ‘eBroker’. eBroker is the most significant upgrade since containerships were added last November. Built over the past four months, eBroker allows instant confidential access to the world fleet and the...
March 20th, 2012 | Sales and Purchases | Read More

Diana Containerships acquires APL Spinel

Diana Containerships acquires APL Spinel
Diana Containerships’ new aquisition the APL Spinel Diana Containerships Inc., a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, announced that the Company took delivery of the Panamax container vessel, m/v “APL Spinel”, a 1996-built vessel of approximately...
March 6th, 2012 | News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

BIMCO/NSA launch new edition of SALEFORM

BIMCO/NSA launch new edition of SALEFORM
  Soren Larsen BIMCO’s Deputy Secretary General BIMCO and the Norwegian Shipbrokers’ Association (NSA) are proud to announce the launch of the new edition of SALEFORM – the industry’s most widely used agreement for the sale and purchase of second hand ships. SALEFORM 2012 builds...
February 21st, 2012 | BIMCO, News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc., acquires two APL sister containerships

Diana Containerships Inc., acquires two APL sister containerships
Diana Containerships Inc., a NASDAQ Company (DCIX) announced yesterday the signing of  two MOA’s with APL (Bermuda) Ltd., for the acquisition of APL’s container-sisterships the APL Sardonyx and the APL Spinel built 1995 and 1996 respectively. The vessels are able to carry 4, 750 TEU’s each and...
January 12th, 2012 | News, Sales and Purchases | Read More