Martin Fruergaard appointed Pacific Basin CEO as Mats Berglund departs

Hong Kong-listed dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin has announced that the company’s CEO Mats Berglund has decided to retire and leave the company on July 30. The company has appointed Martin Fruergaard, currently CEO of Ultragas as the new CEO. Fruergaard also previously served several senior...

https://splash247.com/martin-fruergaard-appointed-pacific-basin-ceo-as-mats-berglund-departs/

BAR Technologies makes bold emissions claims while unveiling kamsarmax project

The UK’s BAR Technologies will install solid wing sails on a kamsarmax bulk carrier as part of a 36-month project which aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 99%. The project called CHEK, which also involves universities, charterers, operators, tech firms and designers, will also deploy...

https://splash247.com/bar-technologies-makes-bold-emissions-claims-while-unveiling-kamsarmax-project/

Polaris completes clear-out of controversial converted ore carrier fleet

Polaris Shipping has completed its clear-out of its controversial vintage converted ore carriers. Cash buyer Best Oasis reports that the Stellar Pioneer and Stellar Topaz, both of which started trading as VLCCs in 1994, have been sold as is in Malaysia. Late last month Seoul-based Polaris also sold...

https://splash247.com/polaris-completes-clear-out-of-controversial-converted-ore-carrier-fleet/

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