Containership operator APL has sold a third vessel for scrapping and more are in the pipeline.

TradeWinds has learned that the 66,520-dwt APL Singapore has gone to cash buyer NKD Maritime, which also secured the sisterships APL Korea and APL Japan (all built 1995).

The trio were sold for green recycling in India on an as is basis Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sources said the 23,245 lwt APL Singapore fetched around $380 per ldt.

APL Singapore is already at anchorage in Alang.