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Belships scores pair of charters for newbuilds

Oslo: Norwegian dry bulk specialist has announced charter deals for a pair of supramax dry bulk vessels set to deliver from Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding.

The 61,000dwt Belforest, set to be delivered in September, has been chartered to Cargill for a period of 10-14 months. The charter will produce an EBITDA of $1.15m according to Belships.

Sister vessel Belisland, due for delivery in March 2016, has been chartered to Canpotex for a five year period.

Belships is headquartered in Oslo led by Ulrich Müller (pictured), with offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Tianjin, and has been stocklisted in Oslo since 1939.


Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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