First New Great Lakes Freighter in 36 Years to be Built Near Lake Michigan

First New Great Lakes Freighter in 36 Years to be Built Near Lake Michigan

A new 639-foot freighter is being built over the next three years at a sprawling shipyard at the edge of Lake Michigan. Constructed for Interlake Steamship Company, the new self-unloading bulk carrier is believed to be …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
DryShips Inc. Announces Acquisition of Vessel

DryShips Inc. Announces Acquisition of Vessel

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) (DryShips), a diversified owner and operator of ocean-going cargo vessels, Friday (May03) announced that it has agreed to acquire from an entity that may be deemed to be beneficially owned by …
May 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Arethusa with Ausca

Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Arethusa with Ausca

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, yesterday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
May 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces Sale and Leaseback Agreements for Six Dry Bulk Vessels

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces Sale and Leaseback Agreements for Six Dry Bulk Vessels

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SALT) (Scorpio Bulkers) announced today that the Company has agreed to sell and leaseback six Ultramax vessels (SBI Antares, SBI Bravo, SBI Hydra, SBI Leo, SBI Lyra and SBI Maia) to AVIC …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping announces sale of Panamax dry bulk carrier Erato

Diana Shipping announces sale of Panamax dry bulk carrier Erato

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, yesterday announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Belships ASA acquires Ultramax bulk carrier Sofie Victory

Belships ASA acquires Ultramax bulk carrier Sofie Victory

Belships ASA (OSE: BEL) has entered into an agreement to acquire the 63,000 dwt bulk carrier M/V Sofie Victory. The Ultramax vessel was built at New Times Shipbuilding, China in 2016. Caption: Bulk carrier Sofie …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract for mv Phaidra with Uniper

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract for mv Phaidra with Uniper

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract …
Apr 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Belships ASA acquires Supramax bulk carrier

Belships ASA acquires Supramax bulk carrier

Belships ASA (OSE: BEL) has entered into an agreement to acquire a 58,700 dwt bulk carrier from Wenaas Shipping AS. The vessel was built at Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. in the Philippines in 2008. Caption: …
Apr 3, 2019 /  Vessels
NORDEN sells 4 dry cargo vessels

NORDEN sells 4 dry cargo vessels

In the last couple of weeks, Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S has sold off 4 dry cargo vessels as, among other things, a part of the strategy of becoming increasingly asset light and reduce the owned fleet to a tradable …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Delivers Bulk Carrier Divinegate

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Delivers Bulk Carrier Divinegate

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it delivered the bulk carrier Divinegate, with a capacity of 61,000 DWT (Kawasaki hull No. 8033, DACKS hull No. DE046), for Indigo Marine Shipping S.A. at the Dalian …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Vessels