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Eagle Bulk Completes Greenship Bulk Fleet Acquisition

September 6, 2017

Photo: Eagle Bulk Shipping

Photo: Eagle Bulk Shipping

 Eagle Bulk Shipping, one of the world’s largest owner-operators in the Supramax/Ultramax segment, announced that it has taken delivery of the M/V Westport Eagle, the ninth and final Crown-63 Ultramax dry bulk vessel acquired from Greenship Bulk Trust.

 
Gary Vogel, Eagle Bulk's CEO, commented, "The successful conclusion of the nine-vessel fleet acquisition from Greenship Bulk provides clear and unambiguous benefits for Eagle, chief among them a significantly expanded commercial footprint and a more modern and efficient fleet. These positive developments, in conjunction with the successful buildout of our active management model, should help ensure we generate both higher time charter equivalent (TCE) earnings and incremental shareholder value.” 
 
With the addition of the M/V Westport Eagle, the Eagle Bulk fleet currently consists of 48 vessels on the water, comprised exclusively of Supramax/Ultramax vessels.
 
 
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