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Pleiades Shipping enters dry bulk sector with order at Namura

Pleiades Shipping enters dry bulk sector with order at Namura

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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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Jason Jiang

Jason worked for a number of logistics firms following his English degree, then switched this hands-on experience to writing and has since become one the most prolific writers on the diverse China logistics industry writing for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week. Jason’s access to the biggest shippers with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives.

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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