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Navios Partners to Expand Fleet with Capesize Bulker

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April 25, 2017 Greek shipowner and operator Navios Maritime Partners has continued its shopping spree as the company signed an agreement to purchase a Capesize bulk carrier. Featuring 178,132 dwt, the vessel was bought from Italy-s shipping firm Rizzo Bottiglieri for a price of USD 27.5 million, according to data provided by VesselsValue. The ship […]

Pan Ocean Set to Order Five Open Hatch Carriers

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February 28, 2017 South Korean shipping company Pan Ocean has decided to order five open hatch wood chip carriers as the company secured a long-term shipping deal with Brazil-based pulp and paper firm Fibria. In a stock exchange filing, Pan Ocean said that it would spend up to KRW 165.4 billion (USD 146.6 million) for […]

CMES Names New Bulker Pacific Talisman

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April 8, 2016 The Chinese state-owned shipping operator China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has named its new bulk carrier Pacific Talisman at Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (DACKS). Read More

MPA Lends a Helping Hand to Struggling Bulkers

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April 5, 2016 The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) revealed its plans to grant a 10 per cent concession on port dues for bulk carriers with effect from 15 April 2016 as a countermeasure to the current downturn in the industry. Read More