Belships books a deficit in the second quarter after the coronavirus pandemic "eliminated" the seasonal recovery that usually characterizes spring. The dry bulk operator has otherwise recently booked a series of profits.
Belships has just hired six top employees from Western Bulk to strengthen its business in Oslo. CEO Lars Christian Skarsgård is open to more recruitments and believes in growth in the otherwise hard-pressed dry bulk market, he tells ShippingWatch.
The second quarter is off to a historically weak start, says dry bulk operator Belships, which also saw its result drop in the first quarter. The shipping company recently hired six top employees from Western Bulk.