Interested in the high yields (10% or more) they are offering? Especially as they make payouts in US$?
Well they like other shipping firms are facing refinancing problems. As European banks reduce exposure to this sector, the shipping industry will need to seek financing from the private equity and bond sector, executives told Reuters. And it ain’t easy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/27/shipping-finance-idUSL3E7KR0O120110927