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Safe Bulkers Expands Fleet

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By Aiswarya Lakshmi

Safe Bulkers, in its Q1 financial results annoucements said that with the latest addition of Pedhoulas Rose, its fleet has increased to 38 dry bulk vessels.

In January 2017, the company took delivery of Pedhoulas Rose (Hull No. 1146), a 82,000 dwt, newbuild Kamsarmax class vessel.

Also in January, Safe Bulkers took delivery of Hull No. 1551, a 81,600 dwt, newbuild Kamsarmax class vessel which was subsequently sold to chief executive officer and chairman, Polys Hajioannou.
As of May 12, 2017, Safe Bulkers' operational fleet was comprised of 38 dry bulk vessels with an average age of 6.9 years and an aggregate carrying capacity of 3.4 million dwt.
"Taking into account our last contracted drybulk newbuild Kamsarmax class vessel, scheduled for delivery in 2018, our fleet will be comprised of 39 vessels, 11 of which will be eco-design vessels, with an aggregate carrying capacity of 3.5 million dwt, assuming no additional vessel acquisitions or disposals," the company said.

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