Greek shipowner and operator Efnav have ordered 2 kamsarmax dry bulk carriers 84K DWT new-buildings at Nantong Cosco KHI Engineering (NACKS Shipyard – which was established in 1999 as a joint venture between China Cosco Shipping and Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries) in China.
Greek shipowner and operator Efnav is going to pay $27 million for each kamsarmax dry bulk carrier. Kamsarmax dry bulk carriers will be built under the old IMO Tier II standards. Athens based shipowner and operator returned to the newbuilding market after an absence of 5 years. In 2012, Efnav contracted STX Shipbuilding Korea to build 4 firm kamsarmax dry bulk carriers 83K DWT for around $33 million each.