The Great Eastern Shipping Company has confirmed that it has now taken delivery of a secondhand mid-size, 35,000 cu m capacity gas carrier, Jag Vikram. The Indian company had originally contracted to buy the vessel in the fourth quarter of the 2020-2021 financial year.
Including this vessel, the company’s current fleet stands at 46 vessels, comprising 33 tankers, including nine crude carriers, 18 product tankers and six LPG carriers, and 13 dry bulk vessels. The average age of of the Great Eastern fleet is now 11.97 years and totals 3.66 million dwt.
The company has also contracted to buy a 2013-built Japanese Supramax bulk carrier. This is expected to be delivered in within the next two months.