Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC)

24-August-2016

Chittagong-based Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC) is planning dry bulk fleet expansion over the next two years. Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC) is planning to buy up to 16 secondhand dry bulk carriers supramax up to panamax sizes. Furthermore, Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC) is planning to buy up to ten (10) coastal size secondhand dry bulk carriers.

State-owned Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC) is going to charter out these ships into long-term contracts with state-owned power companies. Bangladesh is planning to import nearly 20 million tonnes of coal per year in 2017 and 2018. Currently, Bangladesh imports 3 million tonnes of coal per year.