Greek shipowner and operator Alios Bulkers moved into kamsarmax segment. Stavros Livanos controlled Alios Bulkers has acquired 2019 built kamsarmax bulk carrier 81K DWT MV Atlantic Samurai and 2018 built kamsarmax bulk carrier 82K DWT MV Aquila Ocean.
Tanker owners Sun Enterprises’ sister-company Alios Bulkers modestly moved into the kamsarmax bulker segment. On the other hand, Piraeus based Alios Bulkers has trimmed its fleet. In October 2018, Alios Bulkers sold 2004 built panamax bulk carrier 73K DWT MV Ioannnis Zafirakis to Greek shipowner Eastern Mediterranean Maritime (Eastmed) for around $10 million. In June 2018, Alios Bulkers sold 2002 built panamax bulk carrier 74K DWT MV Atlantic Hawk to a Chinese shipowner for around $9 million.
Greek Livanos Group arm Alios Bulkers which controls the Livanos Group’s dry bulk carrier fleet has sold 2002 built panamax dry bulk carrier 74K DWT MV Atlantic Hawk (ex MV Jin Kang) for around $9 million to Chinese shipowner. In July 2004, Alios Bulkers bought MV Atlantic Hawk (ex MV Jin Kang) for around $31 million as prices of bulk carriers had started soaring. MV Atlantic Hawk was worth merely $5 million in 2016. Currently, Greek Livanos Group arm Alios Bulkers fleet consists of 5 Japanese-built panamax dry bulk carriers. Besides Greek Livanos Group dry bulk arm Alios Bulkers, Livanos Group’s tanker fleet is controlled by Sun Enterprises with a fleet of 16 tankers.