Oldendorff Carriers Pushing Forward With Its Fleet Expansion

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Oldendorff Carriers is pushing forwards with its fleet expansion efforts, having revealed a fresh round of business deals with Japanese partners, says a press release published on their website.

Oldendorff’s acquisitions

Earlier this year, Oldendorff ordered a 182,000 dwt eco Capesize newbuilding at Namura Shipbuilding scheduled for delivery during the 4th quarter of 2022.

As informed, the vessel will feature a Mitsui-MAN B&W 6G70ME-C9.5(EGRBP) NOX Tier III main engine and a new hull form, which can result in a very low fuel consumption.

What is more, the company also bought three second-hand Post-Panamax ships, scheduled for delivery between June and July 2021.

For more information read our article Oldendorff Carriers To Expand Fleet

Two of them, Cedric and Claas Oldendorff bulit in 2011 and 2013 respectively, are 96,000 dwt Post-Panamaxes, while the third one, Clivia Oldendorff built in 2013, features 99,000 dwt.

The deals are being announced just a month after Oldendorff revealed an order for two 61,300 dwt Ultramax newbuildings and acquired two 93,000 dwt Post-Panamaxes.

For more information read our article Oldendorff Fleet Acquires 4 New Vessels

The two Ultramaxes are scheduled to be delivered from Dalian Cosco Kawasaki Ship Engineering Co Ltd (DACKS) in July 2022.

The newbuilds are of the Kawasaki eco design, of which the company had previously built nine units at DACKS and sister yard NACKS.

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Source: Oldendorff

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