Belships owns three supramax dry bulk carriers. The ships are of 58,018 dwt and were built at the Yangzhou Dayang shipyard in China in the period 2009-2011.
The M/S Belocean was delivered in March 2011, while the M/S Belstar and the M/S Belnor were delivered in August 2009 and May 2010 respectively. The handysize/supramax dry bulk fleet mostly transports semifinished industry products and operates worldwide.
Belships ASA has placed order for two newbuilding contracts for fuel efficient Supramax bulk carriers from Imabari Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. The design provided by the shipyard represents the future Eco design Supramax bulk carriers with the latest technology available both in terms of fuel efficiency and low emissions. The ships will be delivered during the second half of 2015 and first half of 2016.
Belships has also concluded a long term lease including purchase options for a third 61,000 dwt eco-design from Imabari Shipbuilding for delivery first half of 2018.
Belships is engaged in substantial technical operation activities through Belships Management in Singapore and in Tianjin and Shanghai in China.
The companies handle technical maritime operation for both Belships’ own ships and on behalf of other shipping companies. The company in Tianjin and Shanghai handles manning of ships with Chinese crews. In addition, Belships cooperates with a company in Manila regarding manning.
Operation: 20 ships
Manning: 38 ships
Singapore, Shanghai, Manila and Tianjin