Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield ASA took delivery of newly-built handysize dry bulk vessel "La Fresnais" and "Interlink Amenity".
In press release, Ocean Yield said that it took the delivery of the 2018 built handysize dry bulk vessel "La Fresnais" on April 10.
Upon delivery the vessel commenced a 12 years' bareboat charter to a company owned and guaranteed by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group (LDA).
LDA is a French family group engaged in maritime transportation
and services and founded more than 160 years ago. The group is a major player of dry bulk, marine and port logistics, transportation of heavy and specialized cargoes, in addition to having diversified activities in marine industrial services such as submarine cable laying and marine renewable energies.
In another report, Ocean Yield announced the delivery of the handysize dry bulk vessel "Interlink Amenity" from the yard a day before.
Upon delivery the vessel commenced a 10 years' bareboat charter to a company owned and guaranteed by Interlink Maritime Corp (Interlink Maritime).
Interlink Maritime is an owner and provider of dry bulk vessels to agricultural and industrial commodities companies, shipping companies and other end-users. It was founded in 1979 by Paul Gurtler and controls a fleet of 28 handysize vessels, including newbuildings.
The company is majority owned by The Carlyle Group
, which is a global alternative asset manager with USD 174 billion of assets under management across 306 investment vehicles.