Seacon Shipping

Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping acquired 2008 built capesize bulk carrier 207K DWT MV Shin-Ei for around $19 million from Japanese shipowner NS United. Seacon Shipping boosts its presence in the capesize bulk carrier segment. Since 2019, this is the fourth capsize bulk carrier purchase of Seacon Shipping. Seacon Shipping essentially a handymax and panamax bulker operator, but entered into capesize segment. In 2008, 207K DWT MV Shin-Ei was built at Universal Shipyard. MV Shin-Ei is due for dry-docking in January 2021. Essentially, Qingdao-based Seacon Shipping is a ship-manager, though some of the bulk carriers in the company operates are owned by other Chinese corporations. In August 2020, Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping acquired 2005 built capesize bulk carrier 203K DWT MV Pacific Oak for around $15 million from Japanese shipowner Miyazaki Sangyo Kaiun. In 2019, Seacon Shipping entered into capesize sector with the acquisition of 2002 built capesize bulk carrier 170K DWT MV Seacon Brazi (ex MV Shinyo Endeavour) for around $11 million from Hong Kong-based shipowner Shinyo International. In February 2020, Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping acquired 2003 built capesize bulk carrier 171K DWT MV Alam Cetus (ex MV Aquajoy) for around $11 million from Monaco-based shipowner Goodbulk. Seacon Shipping ordered four (4) new-building kamsarmax bulk carriers at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding. Currently, Qingdao-based Seacon Shipping has a fleet of 22 bulk carriers and 15 tankers. 19-October-2020

 

Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping has acquired 2005 built capesize bulk carrier 203K DWT MV Pacific Oak from Japanese shipowner Miyazaki Sangyo Kaiun for around $15 million. MV Pacific Oak will be the third capesize bulk carrier of Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping. Essentially, Seacon Shipping has been operating in handymax and panamax segment. Seacon Shipping has already secured employment contract for MV Pacific Oak. In 2019, Seacon Shipping acquired 2002 built capesize bulk carrier 170K DWT MV Seacon Brazil (ex MV Shinyo Endeavour). In February 2020, Seacon Shipping acquired 2003 built capesize bulk carrier 171K DWT MV Alam Cetus (ex MV Aquajoy). In 2019, Seacon Shipping acquired 15 bulk carriers. In 2018, Seacon Shipping acquired 7 bulk carriers. Furthermore, Seacon Shipping has ordered eight (8) kamsarmax bulk carriers at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding. Currently, Seacon Shipping has a fleet of 46 ships. 2-August-2020

 

Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping has acquired 2013 built supramax bulk carrier 56K DWT MV Solar Jade and 2013 built supramax bulk carrier 56K DWT MV Solar King for around $12 million each from South Korean shipowner and operator Polaris Shipping. MV Solar Jade and MV Solar King were built at Taizhou Sanfu Shipyard. Polaris Shipping has exited the supramax bulker sector by selling its only two such ships to Seacon Shipping. MV Solar Jade and MV Solar King were chartered out to steel mill Dongkuk for a long-term charter. Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping is one of the more active Chinese companies in the secondhand market. Seacon Shipping is not only acquiring resale bulk carriers, Seacon Shipping is also selling some of its vintage bulk carriers. Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping acquired eight (8) secondhand bulk carriers in 2018 and four (4) secondhand bulk carriers in 2017. On the other hand, Seacon Shipping sold four (4) bulk carriers in 2018. 12-March-2019

 

Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping’s 2012 built handyman dry bulk carrier 40K DWT MV Glory Hongkong has experienced severe water ingress off Finland. MV Glory Hongkong was near Finland, en route to St Petersburg when it made an emergency call. MV Glory Hongkong’s crewmembers announced 7 meters of water in the engine room. MV Glory Hongkong’s 22 crewmembers are safe and engine room doors were tightly closed.  Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping have been negotiating a towing contract with a salvor. 9-March-2018

 

Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping Group has ordered two (2) new-building kamsarmax dry bulk carriers and acquired two (2) ulratamax dry bulk carriers from the resale. Seacon Shipping Group ordered two (2) new-building kamsarmax dry bulk carriers from Chinese CSSC Huangpu Shipyard for 2019 delivery. Seacon Shipping Group also acquired two (2) ultramax dry bulk carriers from Chinese finance company. Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping Group is the biggest private shipping company. Seacon Shipping Group has a fleet of 30 owned or bareboat-chartered ships. Subsidiary Seacon Ship Management Company manages 86 ships. 28-February-2018