Hermes Marine Management has recently ordered up to eight 82,000dwt bulkers at Chinese shipyard COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry. The vessels will be built at
the builder's Yangzhou facility.
The order is composed of four firm Kamsarmaxes and an option for four more ships. The first four vessels are set for delivery in 2020.
However, the price tag of the order has not been disclosed.
In addition, Sinokor has reportedly placed an order for up to four 115,000dwt tankers. According to the source, the order comprises of two firm tanker and two optional ones with the scheduled delivery for 2020.