Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) (Eagle Bulk), one of the world’s largest owner-operators within the Supramax / Ultramax segment, Wedday (Dec18) announced that it has taken delivery of the sixth and final Ultramax drybulk vessel it agreed to acquire in July.
The ship, which has been renamed the M/V Hong Kong Eagle, is a 2016-built, high specification SDARI-64 Ultramax vessel built at Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Gary Vogel, Eagle Bulk’s CEO, commented, “We are pleased to have successfully completed our latest round of vessel acquisitions. With a current fleet of 50 Supramax / Ultramax ships, 41 of which will be fitted with exhaust gas cleanings systems, or “scrubbers,” we believe Eagle is well-positioned for IMO 2020 and the year ahead.”
Source: Eagle Bulk