Grieg Star takes delivery Supramax vessel the Star Damon
Grieg Star says that on the 20th of August new supramax, the Star Damon was added to its fleet while another vessel the Star Fuji, an old open hatch vessel for recycling.
"On the 21st of August we delivered the 34 year old Star Fuji for recycling. She landed at Leyal Ship Recycling in Aliağa, near Izmir in Turkey. That is the same recycling yard that recycled Star Gran in February," the Company said.
Star Fuji was an Open Hatch vessel of 40,850 mt dwt. She was hull No 320 from Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, Korea. Through her 34 and a half year, she has sailed approximately 9,000 days. At an average speed of 12 knots, that is 2,5 million nautical miles. Or over 150 times around the world at equator. She has transported 6,2 million tonnes of cargo through her year. The last years, she has been sailing for G2 Ocean.
On the 20th of August GriegMaas received its new supramax, the Star Damon. She was formerly named GH Frankel, and is built in 2012. She is 199 meter long, has a beam of 32 meter, and a draught at 13.3 meters. Star Damon will join the G2 Ocean conventional bulk pool.
Grieg Star is part of the privately owned Grieg Group, established in 1884, and is a ship owning, managing and operating company. Grieg Star operates a fleet of around 40 vessels transporting parcel cargo, break bulk and dry bulk cargo. More than 30 vessels belong to our open hatch fleet. In addition, the company operates several dry bulk Supramax carriers, owned and chartered long term. All Grieg Star vessels are a part of the G2 Ocean pool, the world’s biggest shipping company within the Open Hatch segment.