Bangladeshi shipowner and operator Akij Shipping Line has been expanding its fleet. Currently, Akij Shipping Line fleet consists of two (2) handymax dry bulk carriers and three (3) supramax dry bulk carriers. Bangladeshi shipowner and operator Akij Shipping Line’s all current fleet was built in Japan.
In February 2017, Akij Shipping Line bought 2005 built supramax dry bulk carrier 56K DWT MV Darya Bhakti for around $8 million. In April 2017, Akij Shipping bought 2002 built supramax dry bulk carrier 53K DWT M/V Alitis for around $7 million.