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MV Star Norita, a 58,000 DWT supramax bulk carrier, was named and delivered today by Chinese shipbuilder, Tsuneishi (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding to its owner, Ugland Shipping AS. She is a sister of the recently delivered Isabelita, Bonita and Kristinita of the TESS 58 design.
Ugland’s Purchaser Margrethe Nes Beisland, Managing Director Ã˜ystein Beisland’s wife, was given the honourable task of naming the vessel. Star Norita will join the UBULK Pool and is fixed on a 5-year TC to Grieg Star Shipping AS, Bergen.
About the UBULK Pool
Ugland Bulk Transport A/S (UBULK Pool), operates a fleet of modern supramax dry cargo vessels, in sizes between 45,000 and 58,000 dwt.
Each vessel is fitted with extra self-loading/unloading equipment including grabs. In addition, several of the vessels are equipped for the transportation of logs and timber.
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