Pleiades Shipping enters dry bulk sector with order at Namura

Pleiades Shipping enters dry bulk sector with order at Namura

Greek owner Pleiades Shipping has placed an order of two 85,000 dwt post-panamax bulk carriers at Japan’s Namura Shipbuilding.

The price for each vessel is $27.5m and delivery is scheduled in 2019. The vessels will be the first bulkers in Pleiades Shipping’s fleet.

The company currently operates a fleet of 12 tankers, and it has another three tankers under construction at Namura Shipbuilding and Hyundai Mipo.

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1 Comment

  1. Pittaya
    August 2, 2017 at 3:04 am

    I was informed that Pleiades was a tanker company, no dry bulk. Do they want to expand into dry bulk business?
    please check