G E Shipping takes delivery of a five year old Capesize Dry Bulk Carrier
The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. (G E Shipping) took delivery of a Secondhand Capesize Dry Bulk Carrier “Jag Anand” (2011 built) of about 179,250 dwt. The company had contracted to buy the vessel in June 2016. With the inclusion of the vessel, the Company’s current fleet stands at 34 vessels.
Great Eastern buys capesize
Brokers report that Japan’s Libera Corp has sold its capesize Cape Althea (179,300 dwt, built 2011) to Great Eastern Shipping of India. The Korean-build cape was sold for $24m and is on long-term charter to K Line, brokers say.
Medevac off Annapolis
The Coast Guard coordinated with the Anne Arundel County Fire and Rescue to medevac a 61-year-old man from the "Cape Althea" which was anchored off Annapolis on Feb 12, 2013. The captain had contacted the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m. reporting he had a 104-degree fever. A 45-foot Response Boat from Cthe oast Guard Station Annapolis escorted an Anne Arundel County Fire and Rescue boat crew to conduct the medevac and transport the captain to Sandy Point. Since the "Cape Althea" was at anchor and the crew from Anne Arundel County Fire and Rescue has an advanced capability to aid medically, they were asked to assist.Upload News