Post-Panamax Bulker Detained in Singapore Waters

Image Courtesy: Shipspotting

The 2010-built bulk carrier Americana, operated by Greece-based Merchant Marine Management, has been arrested in Singapore waters, Supreme Court of Singapore’s data shows.

Featuring 91,941 dwt, the bulker was detained in the afternoon hours of June 30, a day after it arrived in the port of Singapore.

According to AIS data provided by MarineTraffic, the 51,130 gross ton ship, which has a status of laid up, is still moored in the port.

Arresting solicitor was Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, while Focal Investigation & Security Agency has been appointed for security and investigation purposes related to the ship’s arrest.

The Liberia-flagged Post-Panamax bulker has a market value USD 16.3 million, according to VesselsValue.

World Maritime News Staff; Image Courtesy: Shipspotting

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