Eagle Bulk Shipping takes delivery of M/V Hong Kong Eagle

December 19 2019 Print This Article

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., one of the world’s largest owner-operators within the Supramax / Ultramax segment, announced that is has taken delivery of the sixth and final Ultramax drybulk vessel it agreed to acquire in July.

The ship, which has been renamed the M/V Hong Kong Eagle, is a 2016-built, high specification SDARI-64 Ultramax vessel built at Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.    

Gary Vogel, Eagle Bulk’s CEO, commented, “We are pleased to have successfully completed our latest round of vessel acquisitions.  With a current fleet of 50 Supramax / Ultramax ships, 41 of which will be fitted with exhaust gas cleanings systems, or “scrubbers,” we believe Eagle is well-positioned for IMO 2020 and the year ahead.”