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Arabian carrier Bahri enters dry bulk market

The fleet composition at Bahri, the largest carrier in the Middle East, is in the midst of drastic changes, and the shipping company now announces plans to enter the bulk market.

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The fleet of the biggest shipping company in the Middle East, Saudi Arabian Bahri, is undergoing rapid changes, and not just as the result of the carrier's merger with another Arabian shipping company, Vela, the carrier's CEO Saleh Al-Jasser tells Maritime CEO.

Bahri's current fleet consists of 17 VLCCs, 23 chemical tankers and four general cargo ships, and the carrier's orderbook contains one large chemical tanker, three general cargo ships and five dry bulk ships. And the five bulk ships represent the carrier's first foray into the dry bulk market.

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