Stamford, Conn. - June 09, 2017
Eagle Bulk Shipping, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGLE) today announced that it has taken delivery of the M/V Fairfield Eagle, the fifth of nine Crown-63 Ultramax dry bulk sister vessels the Company acquired from Greenship Bulk Trust.
Gary Vogel, Eagle Bulk’s CEO, commented, “The delivery of the M/V Fairfield Eagle, the fifth of nine ships acquired from Greenship Bulk Trust, highlights our ability to deliver on key strategic priorities, including fleet growth and renewal, as well as the continued development of our active owner-operator business model.”
With the addition of the M/V Fairfield Eagle, the Eagle Bulk fleet currently consists of 45 vessels on the water, including seven Ultramax vessels with another four Ultramax vessels from Greenship Bulk Trust set to be delivered over the coming months.
About Eagle Bulk Shipping
Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. is a Marshall Islands corporation headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Eagle Bulk owns one of the largest fleets of Supramax/Ultramax dry bulk vessels in the world. Supramax/Ultramax vessels, which are constructed with on-board cranes, range in size from approximately 50,000 to 65,000 dwt. The Company transports a broad range of major and minor bulk cargoes, including but not limited to coal, grain, ore, pet coke, cement and fertilizer, along worldwide shipping routes.
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