Handimax newbuilding V Due joins fleet

14th Oct 2015

The second handymax newbuilding included in the technical and crew management deal between SeaQuest and an Italian ship owner has entered under our management.
The take over occurred upon vessel's delivery to owners at AVIC Weihai shipyard, China.

M/V V Due is a 38,000 dwt bulk carrier, featuring Loa 181 m, B 30 m, D 15.2 m, four cargo cranes. Her fuel consumption can be 25 to 30% less older vessels of the same size, the ship owners declared.

The vessel flyes Malta flag, is classed by Rina and will be employed on a worldwide basis under a long-term chartering agreement.


Ro-Pax Levante take over

23rd Sep 2015

The sixth step in the take-over of a prominent Italian owner’s bulk carrier and ro-ro fleet has been completed on 23 September 2015, when M/V Levante entered under SeaQuest management.

M/V Levante is a 14,000 dwt ro-ro / passenger ship, twin screw, built at Fincantieri Palermo yard in 1994, with Loa 150 m, B 23 m and D 7.6 m; she can accommodate up to 59 passengers in addition to about 1,900 lm carrying capacity for vehicles.

The vessel, flying Italian flag and classed by RINA, is employed in cross-Med service.


Ro-Ro cargo Excellent under management

14th Aug 2015

SeaQuest has taken under management the ro-ro cargo ship Excellent in the Port of Marseille on 14 August 2015: this is the fourth step in the fleet take over process agreed in March 2015 with an Italian shipping owner controlling a growing fleet of bulk carriers and ro-ros.

M/V Excellent was built at Brodotrogir shipyard in Croatia in 1995, with 6,300 dwt,  Loa 125 m, B 23 m, D 13.90 m and a single propeller. She has 1,132 m trailer lanes and can carry 82 TEUs on her upper deck.
The vessel, Malta flag and Rina class, is suitable for worldwide employment.


Panamax take over

28th Jul 2015

The fourth step in the management agreement of a fleet of ro-ro and bulk carriers has been completed: M/V Aurilia has entered under SeaQuest management today, in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

M/V Aurilia is 74,400 dwt Panamax bulk carrier built by Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. in 2007, with Loa 225 m, B 32 m, D 19.60 m.

The vessel, registered in Valletta (Malta) and classed by Rina, is currently employed in worldwide trading.