Japan-based Mitsui & Co has been linked to an order of two Kamsarmax bulk carriers in China.
The company has increased its orderbook at Yangzijiang shipyard by adding the 82,000 dwt bulker pair, according to information provided by Intermodal Shipbrokers.
As informed, the ships are scheduled for delivery in 2020.
The deal for the newbuilds, which are worth USD 27 million, is understood to have been concluded last month, Clarksons Platou revealed in its weekly bulletin.
World Maritime News contacted Mitsui for more details on the matter, however, the company is yet to reply.
MOL, part of Mitsui Group, currently has two 82,000 dwt bulkers on order at Yangzijiang yard, slated for delivery in 2019, VesselsValue’s data shows.
World Maritime News Staff