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Herman Billung to run both 2020 Bulkers and Himalaya Shipping

Tor Olav Trøim has tapped Herman Billung from Star Bulk Carriers to run both 2020 Bulkers and his new shipowning vehicle, Himalaya Shipping, starting from February 1.

Billung, a Norwegian dry bulk veteran who has headed up Songa Bulk and Golden Ocean in the past, replaces Magnus Halvorsen as CEO of 2020 Bulkers while also taking on the position of acting CEO at Himalaya.

In other management change news, Jens Martin Jensen has resigned as a director of 2020 Bulkers.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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