Trio at Yamal table

TradeWinds digests the digits making the headlines this week.

Paper chase - key figures from shipping's favourite newspaper.

3: Owners still in the running for Yamal newbuildings: SCF (Sovcomflot), Mitsui OSK Lines and Teekay LNG.

(Shipowners tipped for Yamal newbuilds)


5: Vessels taken over by Hanseatic Ship Asset Management in its nine month history, a tally the Commerzbank division will grow this year as the bank predicts more trouble ahead.

(Commerzbank to take control of more vessels)

97m: Fee Anders Wilhelmsen of Norway is paying for each of its two VLCCs at DSME.

(Wilhelmsen turns to DSME for VLs)

30: Newcastlemaxes in the sights of George Economou as the Greek magnate takes up four options in China.

(Economou in newcastlemax push)

2: VLCC options taken up by Navig8 to expands its VLCC newbuilding tally at SWS to six.

(Navig8 expands SWS orderbook)

300m: Funding gap which DryShips will successfully plug this year thanks to loan deferrals, an ATM equity issue and upcoming dividends from Ocean Rig.

(DryShips shores up liquidity position)

Digital digits - numbers hitting the headlines on

717m: Dollars collected by John Fredriksen as he sells a batch of TUI shares after rejecting the chance to buy its Hapag-Lloyd holding.

(Fredriksen in TUI sale)


1.76bn: Enormous loss recorded by Pan Ocean in 2013, a year in which it filed for bankruptcy.

(Pan Ocean reveals huge loss)

5: Ships in the initial fleet of IPO hopeful Stalwart Tankers, backed by Ekaterini Lanara Dimitrios Souravlas, who are also behind Elmira Shipping.

(Stalwart files US IPO)

35m/36m: Fee Teekay’s newest company, Tankers Investments Ltd (TIL), is believed to have paid for an MOL aframax.

(TIL tied to aframax)

5: Years after effort was shelved that Per Saevik has resurrected plans to float Havyard on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

(Saevik plots Havyard IPO)

~200m: Value of Scorpio Bulkers stock held by York Capital and Dubai-based investor Legatum Capital, both major backers of sibling Scorpio Tankers.

(Funds stack up on SALT)

12: VLGC newbuildings now on the books of Petredec after two options at Hyundai Heavy were firmed up.

(Petredec takes options)

503m: Value of LNG carrier newbuilding deal placed by Bimantara in South Korea.

(Bimantara orders 10)