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The Greek orderbook exceeds USD 27 billion

Greek shipowners have ordered ships for no less than USD 27 billion according to Greek shipping media Naftiliaki. The shipowners are especially fond of the tanker and bulk markets.

The Greek shipowners have been exceedingly eager to throw cash on the table this year to order new tonnage. According to Greek shipping media Naftiliaki, the country's shipowners have ordered new ships for no less than USD 27 billion, reports Seatrade Global.

And the appetite for more ships looks set to continue, as 537 ships had been ordered by October 10th this year, and approximately two weeks later, on November 1st, another 14 ships had been ordered - for a total of 50 million dwt.

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