Wirana has become known for Performance, Integrity and Quality

Why Wirana – One of the Largest Vessel Cash Buyers



Wirana negotiates between 100-150 vessels annually. Till date Wirana has done more than 2200 vessels with more than 75 MDWT perhaps producing industry records. Wirana has been mentioned twice in the Guinness Book of World Records for the purchase of the largest vessels sold for recycling, at those times. In 2002, we purchased ULCC Kapetan Michalis (516,423 DWT) and in 2003, we improved our own record by purchasing the ULCC Sea Giant (555,051 DWT). Wirana has the distinction of delivering in excess of 24 ships in one month successfully in all the five major ship-recycling markets and is a one-stop shop for recycling options in these markets, namely – India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China (North and South) and Turkey. Wirana has successfully negotiated:

  1. Excess 325Tankers
  2. 5 ULCCs
  3. 50  VLCCs
  4. Excess 150 Container vessels
Qualified team of professionals

Wirana has inhouse professional staff and teams, who are second to none, working 24/7 and our clients have the benefit of OPEN offices 365 days of the year with NO HOLIDAYS.

Pro-active Offices in all jurisdiction

Wirana has representative offices in four major markets namely – India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and China. If the buyers or sellers have any matters locally that need to be dealt with, the local offices get into action promptly and help resolve the issues in the fastest and best possible ways.

Professional Managers and Operators

Our financial, documentary, technical and operational strengths match our competitors and we are able to quickly close on deals on simple basis and we are able to pay large deposits directly into Sellers accounts. We have excellent relationships with end buyers thereby reducing the time gap in the waiting of vessels at anchorage and we encourage speedy beaching of vessels.

Qualified team to work on green vessels

Wirana has for a long period of time been working on recycling of vessels at “Green” yards in China and India, complying with owners / IMO requirements for recycling ships in an environmentally responsible manner as Wirana has unparalleled experience in the field of Green Ship Recycling. Members of Wirana have participated in the IMO deliberations leading up to the Hong Kong Convention on the Safe and Responsible Recycling of Ships in 2009.

Repeat relationships

As a testament to the impeccable and pristine reputation that Wirana enjoys, it has very long standing relations with buyers, sellers, brokers worldwide, many of which are decades old.

Strong in all financial dealings

Wirana has a team of qualified chartered accountants and financial teams that cater to the needs of the buyers and sellers in all financial matters.

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