Broker reports on recent sales and purchase activityNews // November 18, 2005
Fearnleys Offshore Supply reports that the DSV Stephaniturm (built 1978 – 2,400bhp) has been sold to Offshore Subsea Works in Malaysia for US$4 million.
The AHTS Seabulk Massachusetts (built 1980 – 4,000bhp) and the AHTS Seabulk
Pennsylvania (built 1979 – 3,900 bhp) have both been sold to unknown buyers in the Caspian Sea.
The PSV Cole Tide (built 1982 – 750dwt) and PSV Needham Tide (built 1983 – 955dwt) have both been sold to Nomis Shipping. The vessels will be renamed Dea Siren and Dea Ocean.
Four AHTS – all currently under construction (2 x 14,000 bhp, 1 x 12,240 bhp and 1 x 8,000 bhp) have been sold to Mount Faber KS with a leaseback to Ezra for approximately US$78.05 million.
The AHTS Dea Captain (built 1973 – 4,000bhp) has been sold to Swiber Offshore. Nomis Shipping will remain as managers for the vessel.
The AHTS Maersk Tackler (built 1983 – 12,240bhp) has reportedly been sold to Vietnamese buyers at a price of approximately US$6.5 million.
The CLV Wave Sentinel (built 1995 – 5,215dwt) has been sold to North Sea Shipping for an undisclosed price.
The MSV Merlin (built 1981 – 3,000bhp) has been sold to Tricontinental, Nigeria at a price of approximately US$2.3 million.