Algoma announces cancellation of Croatian new build contracts
Algoma Central Corporation (“Algoma”), a leading provider of marine transportation services, has taken steps to cancel its remaining four new build construction contracts with a Croatian shipyard, the company said in its press release. The cancellation notices have been sent to the shipyard as a result of the Yard’s failure to secure refinancing and Algoma has no assurance that the shipyard will be able to complete the four vessels. The Company will now initiate the process to be reimbursed for contract instalments paid to date, including issuing demands under related refund guarantees.
About Algoma Central
Algoma Central Corporation is a publicly traded company which operates the largest fleet of dry and liquid bulk carriers on the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Waterway, including self-unloading dry-bulk carriers, gearless dry-bulk carriers and product tankers. Algoma also owns ocean self-unloading dry-bulk vessels operating in international markets. Algoma has expanded into international short sea markets through it 50% interests in NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers and NovaAlgoma Short Sea Carriers.