Golden Ocean rearms again with three ships from 2012

Norwegian Golden Ocean expands its fleet once more, this time with three 2012 Korean Kamsarmax vessels from a Turkish owner. In November the carrier announced a break from investments. "Our strategy is dynamic," CEO tells ShippingWatch.

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John Fredriksen-owned Golden Ocean expands its dry bulk fleet with the purchase of three second-hand vessels. The 81,500 dwt ships are from 2012, built in South Korea, and will be delivered to the carrier from their Turkish owner in late April this year.

The order comes two months after CEO Herman Billlung told ShippingWatch that the carrier planned to take a break from investments. But as he notes in a mail to ShippingWatch, "it has now been a while since November."

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