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British Bulkers adds fifth ship

British Bulkers headquartered in Glyfada, has dived into the secondhand market, adding its fifth Japanese-built handysize vessel. British Bulkers has taken the 2013-built, 31,000 dwt Island Spirit from Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). The ship it its second handysize purchase in a couple years.

British Bulkers’ current fleet has an average age of 10 years, and is valued at around $35m, according to data from VesselsValue. The company was established in 1999.

Hans Thaulow

Hans Henrik Thaulow is an Oslo-based journalist who has been covering the shipping industry for the last 15 years. As well as some work for the Informa Group, Hans was the China correspondent for TradeWinds. He also contributes to Maritime CEO magazine. Hans’ shipping background extends to working as a shipbroker trainee with Simpson, Spence & Young in Hong Kong.
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