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Editor in chief: Angelo Scorza
09/04/18 11:11

Nova Marine Carriers rises to 6 its 2018 shopping

The Romeo-controlled group seems to be the buyer of a pair of Handysize bulk carriers sold for over $17m

Lugano-based Nova Marine Carriers is going to add two modern bulk carriers to its fleet.

According to some market reports both the North Wind and the South Wind, controlled by the German company United Seven KG are on the verge to be sold en bloc to Italian buyers for $8.8m each.

Some sources revealed that the buyer in question is the Romeo family at the helm of the Nova Marine Carriers group which declined to comment on the news. These would be the fifth and sixth purchase sealed by the Swiss shipping company up to date in 2018.

Nova Marine Carriers announced instead the conversion of the general cargo ship Sider Alicudi which became a cement carrier and will be operated by the Nova Algome cement Carrier joint venture set up with the Canadian partner Algoma central. “Carrying the name NACC Alicudi moving forward, she is already back in action, on her way to Canada” a statement from the company said. 

Nicola Capuzzo

TAG : Bulker