Dr. Matheos D Los led Greek shipowner and operator Vrontados SA has ordered two (2) kamsarmax bulk carriers 82K DWT at Sasebo Heavy Industries, Japan.
Los family-controlled Vrontados SA replaces old supramax bulk carriers with more substantial kamsarmax bulk carriers. Previously, Vrontados SA ordered two (2) more kamsarmax bulk carriers and the freshest order leads the entire order-book at Sasebo Heavy Industries to four (4) kamsarmax bulk carriers. None of the four (4) kamsarmax bulk carriers will be scrubber-fitted.
Athens based Vrontados SA’s prevailing method of ordering new vessels and operating for lifespan. In February 2018, Vrontados SA ordered a firm one (1) kamsarmax bulk carrier newbuilding and an optional one (1) for around $30 million each at Namura Shipbuilding. Namura Shipbuilding is Sasebo Heavy Industries’s parent company.
In July 2018, Vrontados SA sold 2003 built supramax sisterships 50K DWT MV Christina L and MV Kaity L for around $16 million in total. Freshly, Vrontados SA sold 2003 built supramax sisterships 50K DWT MV Ero L and MV Maria L for around $6 million each.
Greek shipowners and operators Vrontados SA and Navarone have reported four (4) supramax bulk carriers for sale in the S&P market. Athens based Vrontados SA has been encouraging shipowners to inspect 2003 built 50K DWT supramax bulk carrier sisterships MV Maria L and MV Ero L.
Navarone and sister company Canfornav are trying to sell 2011 built supramax bulk carrier 56K DWT MV Pintail and 2012 built supramax bulk carrier 56K DWT MV Scoter.