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TradeWinds digests the digits making the headlines this week.
Paper chase - key figures from shipping's favourite newspaper.
$500m: Investment planned by Evangelos Marinakis on boxship and MR tanker newbuildings.
4: Bulkers that John Fredriksen’s Golden Ocean looks set to cancel at Jinhai Heavy Industries following delays.
9: Bulker newbuildings ordered by Axel C Eitzen at Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding as he stages a comeback to the shipping arena.
3: Trio of German companies get together to create a mega brokerage for 250 container feederships.
3: Months before P&I clubs provide repatriation cover for unpaid crew of abandoned TMT combination carrier ‘A Whale’.
6: Fully refrigerated gas carriers Navigator is already looking to sell a little more than six months after buying them from Maersk.
Digital digits - numbers hitting the headlines on www.tradewindsnews.com
$200m: Profit logged by Maersk Line in the first quarter, overturning a $600m deficit in the same period of 2012.
$395m: Paid by US offshore giant Tidewater for Norway's Troms Offshore as it expands into the North Sea.
1: Capesize purchased by Golden Ocean from bankrupt Korea Line Corp (KLC) for around $34m, its first ever second hand cape purchase.
11: Jail sentence for a fraudster who purported to be a member of the Kollakis shipowning family, four years more than originally handed down.
2: MR products carrier newbuildings ordered by Marco Fiori’s d’Amico International Shipping at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.
2: 50-000-dwt products carriers options declared by a joint venture between Sweden’s Stena Bulk and Indonesia’s Golden Agri Resources.
8: Eco-handysize bulkers ordered by German owner Vogemann at Samjin Shipbuilding .