China Merchants Energy Shipping has confirmed the sale of one VLCC and two post-panamax bulkers in recent days.

The Shanghai-listed shipowner said it has sold the 296,000-dwt New Talisman (built 2009) to United Arab Emirates-based GCC Fuel Supply FZE for CNY249.5m ($37.3m).

The Sharjah-based buyer is said to be mainly engaged in the import and export, supply and storage of petroleum and chemical products.