Beks Shipping

Istanbul-based shipowner and operator Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) acquired 2012 built capesize bulk carrier 179K DWT MV True Endurance from Defender Holdings for around $33 million. Defender Holdings is an outfit linked to JP Morgan Bank. 2012 built capesize bulk carrier 179K DWT MV True Endurance was the last ship Defender Holdings was listed with. The sale of the last bulk carriers leaves Defender Holdings without any other ships. Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) has acquired five (5) ships since the beginning of 2021. Recently, Istanbul-based shipowner and operator Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) acquired 2011 built capesize bulk carrier 179K DWT MV Beks Instanbul (ex MV Prosperous). Furthermore, Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) acquired three (3) supramax bulk carriers and two (2) tankers. Bekmezci-family controlled Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) entered shipping in 2008. Currently, Istanbul-based shipowner and operator Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) has a mixed fleet of 14 ships. 12-October-2021

 

Istanbul-based shipowner and operator Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) acquired the third supramax since the beginning of 2021. Beks Ship Management and Trading acquired 2009 built supramax bulk carrier 55K DWT MV Antoine for around $20 million from Archangel Pacific Ltd. MV Antoine’s deal involves the balance of a time charter set at 97% of the Baltic Supramax Index (BSI), which will expire by February 2022. Beks Ship Management and Trading will get the delivery of MV Antoine in October 2021. Archangel Pacific Ltd has been selling bulk carriers as ship values climb. Istanbul-based shipowner and operator Beks Ship Management and Trading was established in 2011 by the Turkish tycoon Ali Bekmezci. Beks Ship Management and Trading ordered as newbuilding supramax and ultramax bulk carriers at the beginning. Lately, Beks Shipping entered into tanker market. Beks Shipping acquired 2007 LR2 tanker MT Beks Indiana (ex MT Minerva Indiana) from Minerva Marine. Beks Shipping plans for expansion in tanker business. 55K DWT MV Antoine is the third ship the Archangel Pacific Ltd has sold since July 2021. Previously, Archangel Pacific Ltd sold 2015 built ultramax bulk carrier 61K DWT MV Calico Jack and 2015 built ultramax bulk carrier 60K DWT MV Phoenix Rising. Currently, Archangel Pacific Ltd has two (2) panamax bulk carriers in its fleet.

In early 2021, Beks Shipping (Beks Ship Management and Trading) acquired 2011 built supramax bulk carrier 57K DWT MV Beks North (ex MV Densa Leopard) and 2011 built supramax bulk carrier 57K DWT MV Beks Sky (ex MV Densa Panther) from Turkish Sabanci family-led Marinsa Shipping. Currently, Istanbul-based shipowner and operator Beks Ship Management and Trading owns and operates nine (9) vessels. 9-September-2021