The United Arab Emirates-based shipping company Tomini Shipping has ordered three Ultramax bulk carriers from China Shipping Industry (Jiangsu), according to data provided by VesselsValue.
Slated for delivery in 2019, the vessels will feature a deadweight of 64,000 tons.
Although the value of the order was not disclosed, market value of each of the three yet-to-be-built ships currently stands at around USD 20 million.
The bulkers will fly the flag of the Marshall-Islands.
World Maritime News contacted the shipping company as well as the shipbuilder for more details on the order, however, the parties are yet to reply.
Currently, Tomini’s fleet comprises ten vessels on water, built between 1995 and 2017.
In addition to the newly ordered Ultramaxes, the company has three 64,000 dwt bulkers on order at the same shipyard. Ordered in 2013, the ships are expected to be delivered by the end of this year, VesselsValue’s data shows.
World Maritime News Staff