GE Shipping to Buy Bulk Carriers

Monday, October 15, 2007
Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd (GE Shipping) informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has contracted to buy two new building Kamsarmax dry bulk carriers, according to a report on http://sify.com. The 80,700 dwt vessels are expected to join the company’s fleet during the fourth quarter of 2010-11 and the first quarter of 2011-12, respectively. GE’s current fleet stands at 48 vessels comprising 36 tankers (14 crude carriers, 20 product tankers, two LPG carriers) and 12 dry bulk carriers with an average age of 11.3 years aggregating 3.29 million DWT, according to the report on http://sify.com.
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