Polis Hajoannou company “Safe Bulkers”, a company listed in stock exchange of New York, acquired two Chinese dry-bulk Kamsarmax class vessels of 82,500 dwt, due for delivery in August 2024 and January 2025.
As it has been announced today by the company, Safe Bulkers acquired the two vessels in an attractive price but is has not being revealed by the company the price of the orders. The newbuild vessels, as it is mentioned, are designed to meet the requirements of Energy Efficiency Design Index related to Green House Gas, GHG emissions, ‘EEDI, Phase 3’ to comply with the NOx emissions regulation, NOx-Tier III.
Including this agreement and following the delivery of its first Phase 3 newbuild in May 2022, the company has an orderbook of 10 newbuild vessels, with scheduled deliveries one in 2022, five in 2023, three in 2024 and one in 2025, of which three are Post-panamax class and seven are Kamsarmax class vessels.
Safe bulkers announced that the two Kamsarmax vessels have been ordered in a leading Chinese shipyard for further expanding their fleet with energy efficient vessels.
Dr. Loukas Barmparis, President of the Company commented: “Newbuild orders remain the core context of our fleet renewal strategy. In this respect we have ordered two additional GHG-EEDI Phase 3, NOx-Tier III Kamsarmax class vessels in a leading Chinese shipyard further expanding our fleet with energy efficient vessels”.
Source: Safe Bulkers, Inc