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Two in and one out at Wilson

Norwegian short sea specialist Wilson has announced the acquisition of two bulk carriers and the sale of another.

The company has acquired a pair of 5,000 dwt bulkers, the 2007-built Lauren C and 2008-built Nicole C, from UK-based Carisbrooke Shipping. The vessels are set for delivery in the first quarter of 2020.

Separately, Wilson says it has entered into an agreement so sell 1975-built 6,258 dwt bulker Wilson Reef. Delivery of the vessel is also scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.

Wilson currently owns a fleet of 88 vessels, and operates over 110 ships in total.

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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