Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC) fleet expension

Chittagong-based Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC) is planning dry bulk fleet expansion over the next two years. Bangladesh Shipping Corp is planning to buy up to 16 secondhand dry bulk carriers supramax up to panamax sizes. Furthermore, Bangladesh Shipping Corp is planning to buy up to 10 coastal size secondhand dry bulk carrier. State owned Bangladesh Shipping Corp (BSC) is going to charter out these ships in to 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 coal per year.