Shipping broker report 04/21/23

No Seasure, No Intermodal this week.
I use Advanced Shipping and Trading for reference materials this week

  • 16 bulker sales with 9 being Supra/Ultramax vessels. Sales by known public entities Navios, Eagle Bulk
  • 12 tanker sales - with half being MR2 sales. Transactions include a pair of Suezmax vessels going from Ridgebury Tankers to Navig8
  • On the newbuild front, both Seatankers (read Fredriksen backed) and Euronav (EURN) have each ordered a pair of suezmax newbuilds
  • MSC keep up with their acquisition of second hand tonnage. Three additions, each less than $40.25M - a year ago, MSC was spending at least $80M to add an 8000+ TEU vessel to its fleet. Well, generally the vessel was 3-4 years younger.