Transworld Group has bought 36,699 DWT bulk carrier Cielo Di Capalbio from Italy’s d'Amico Dry for $15.9m and renamed it TBC Praise. The ship – its third bulker purchase this year – takes the Transworld fleet to 26 ships.
Bulk carrier prices continue to rise across all sectors. Last week all eyes were on the price Japanese mammoth Nissen Kaiun would achieve win its latest sale, involving the 181,000 DWT Australia Maru built at Koyo Dock in 2012, the company's fourth cape sale this year.
Nasdaq-listed Greek dry bulk owner Globus Maritime has announced the acquisition of a 2018-built Kamsarmax bulker for $27m.