Clients of an India-based outfit that has assembled a fleet of at least 30 tankers since the Ukraine war began is reported to be making its first selling move in the secondhand market.

Information about a disposal of the 105,000-dwt Marathon (built 2005), a ship in the managed fleet of Gatik Ship Management, is, admittedly, tenuous.

Just a few brokers in London and Athens have so far reported the ice-class aframax as changing hands, at a price between $30m and $32m.