In a move to reduce debt, and to the overall benefit of the struggling dry bulk industry, Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: SHIP) announced today that the BET Fighter, a 173,149 dwt Capesize drybulk vessel, has been sold and will be subsequently scrapped.
The BET Fighter was built in 1992 at a gross price of US$9,107,455 and was delivered to its new owners yesterday.
|TYPE:||GEARLESS BULK CARRIER|
|GROSS TONNAGE:||90991 TONS|
|NET TONNAGE:||53620 TONS|
|BUILDER:||SANTIERUL NAVAL S.A. SHIPYARD, CONSTANTZA|
|DEAD WEIGHT (at summer draft)||173149 MTS|
|DRAFT (summer)||18.024 MTR|
|MAIN ENGINE||MAN – B&W 8L60MC|
Following the completion of sale of the BET Fighter, the Seanergy’s fleet consists of ten Handysize, two Supramax, three Panamax and two Capesize dry bulk carriers with an average age of 13.6 years.