Syrians in $16m ship shopping spree

Two bulkers reported sold to Syrian buyers.


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.

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