Monday, September 10, 2018
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Maritime News

Star Bulk to Equip Entire 100+ Vessel Fleet with Scrubbers Before 2020

Dry bulk shipping company Star Bulk will equip its entire fleet of more than 100 vessels with exhaust gas cleaning systems before the January 1, 2020 global sulphur limit deadline...

September 10, 2018
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Friday, March 20, 2015
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Maritime News

Star Bulk Secures Financing for Newbuilds

Star Bulk Carriers Corp., the largest U.S. listed dry bulk company, said Friday it has secured up to $227.5 million in financing for seven newbuilds. With this new round of...

March 20, 2015
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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Maritime News

Capesize Dry Bulk Shippers Come Together to Form New Chartering JV

Five dry bulk shipping firms, including shipping tycoon John Fredriksen's Golden Ocean will form a new venture to coordinate chartering services, hoping to reduce costs in a fragmented market

February 10, 2015
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Maritime News

Star Bulk Acquires 34 Vessels from Excel Maritime

International dry bulk shipping company Star Bulk announced Tuesday an agreement to acquire 34 vessels from troubled shipowner Excel Maritime Carriers.

August 19, 2014
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Monday, June 16, 2014
Maritime News

Star Bulk Acquiring Oceanbulk to Create Largest U.S. Listed Dry Bulk Company

Athens-based Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced today an all-stock deal to acquire 15 dry bulk carriers and 26 newbuilds as part of a full acquisition of Oceanbulk Shipping, which will create the...

June 16, 2014
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Maritime News

Star Bulk to Acquire Pair of Tsuneishi-Built Bulk Carriers

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Nasdaq: SBLK) announced today a signed agreement to acquire two Chinese-built Post-Panamax bulkers, the M/V “GL Qushan” and the M/V “GL Daishan,” for a total consideration of $60.0 million. The 98,000 dwt vessels were both built at Tsuneishi Group (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding Inc. and were...

January 29, 2014
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. – A Case Study on Private Equity Groups (Part II)

Last week I had the opportunity to do a case study on Navigator Holdings Ltd., and how WL Ross & Co. recapitalized the privately held shipping company prior to its successful IPO. This week I will look at a different strategy:

December 4, 2013
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Monday, November 18, 2013
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Scorpio Yawns as Star Bulk Buys Pair of Ultramaxes

Dry bulk shipping firm Star Bulk Carriers (Nasdaq: SBLK), announced today signed agreements to acquire two recently-built Ultramax bulk carriers, the M/V “Supra Challenger I” and M/V “Supra Challenger II”...

November 18, 2013
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Star Bulk Drops $214 Million for Five New Bulk Carriers

Star Bulk (NASDAQ:SBLK), an Athens-based dry bulk shipping firm has announced that as of last week, they have entered into agreements to build five new bulk carriers for a total...

October 1, 2013
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
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Star Bulk to Build More Capes, Loses Long Term Charter with STX Pan Ocean

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK) entered into a newbuilding agreement today with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding to build a pair of 180,000 DWT Capesize bulk carriers as well as signed...

July 11, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
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Star Bulk Reaches Agreement with Banks, To Defer Up To $24 Million of Repayment Obligations

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) reached an agreement with its lenders to defer up to $24 million of repayment obligations over the next two years. The agreement accounts for more...

January 3, 2013
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Friday, November 30, 2012
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Star Bulk’s Future Looks Very Grim, Reports $303 Million Impairment Charge

NASDAQ-listed Star Bulk Carriers Corp (SBLK) is looking at a pretty dismal future.  Their quarterly numbers they released today weren’t too bad relatively speaking, an adjusted net loss of around...

November 30, 2012
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Friday, July 20, 2012
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Engineering News

Star Bulk May Have a Cursed Ship

The Star Polaris, a 173k DWT Capsize bulk carrier owned by Star Bulk is well on its way to being a cursed ship and she’s not even two years old...

July 20, 2012
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Sunday, March 4, 2012
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Bulk Carrier Star Polaris Sustains Hull Damage in Turkish Port

(Dow Jones) Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) said one of its ships suffered hull damage entering a Turkish port, forcing the company to declare the vessel off-hire to potential charterers...

March 4, 2012
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