Scorpio Bulkers has sold an ultramax bulk carrier to an an unaffiliated third party, says a press release published on their website.
The Vessel value
Scorpio has sold the 2017-built ultramax SBI Libra, which has been on long-term charter from Ocean Yield, to an unnamed third party with delivery scheduled this quarter.
Scorpio says it has sold the vessel for $18.65m, while Ocean Yield says that Scorpio declared an option to sell the vessel netting the Norwegian company $20m. According to VesselsValue, the bulker has a fair market value of $17.95m.
Ocean yield finances
In addition to the last week, Scorpio sold the 2018-built kamsarmax SBI Lynx which was also financed by Ocean Yield, for $22.25m.
Dry Bulkers for sale
Since announcing its move into offshore wind, Scorpio has been selling bulkers at speed and is working to complete the sell-off of its entire dry bulk fleet within the first quarter of this year.
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Source : Scorpio Bulkers