Norwegian dry bulk carrier Western Bulk finished the 1st quarter 2014 with a slightly improved profit in spite of a difficult market. The company's expectations going forward are optimistic, though cautious.
BY LOUISE VOGDRUP-SCHMIDT
"We're cautiously optimistic."
That is how Western Bulk's CEO describes his attitude toward the carrier's developments in 2014, which started out as a tough year for dry bulk market.
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