Syrians in $16m ship shopping spree
Two undisclosed Syrian shipowners are reported to have spent a total of US$16m to purchase two vessels.
According to shipbrokers reports from Athens, Syrian owners have acquired two dry bulkers in the last week.
The first ship is the 47,301-dwt Alam Amam II (built-2001) which was purchased by a Syrian owner for $12.5m).
Syrian owners are also believed to have picked up the 26,530-dwt Bosna (built-1985) for $3.25m.