Singapore based shipowner and operator Berge Bulk scrapped fourth VLOC (Very Large Ore Carrier) in 20919. James Marshall led Berge Bulk sold 1990 built VLOC (Very Large Ore Carrier) 290K DWT MV Berge Vinson for demolition in Bangladesh at around $398 per ldt (Light Displacement Tonnage), around $15 million. Demolition price tag of MV Berge Vinson includes 350 mtons of bunkers onboard. MV Berge Vinson was put up for sale in sale and purchase market in November 2019. In May 2008, Berge Bulk purchased MV Berge Vinson (ex MV Ness) from Sinotrans for $36 million. MV Berge Vinson (ex MV Ness) from is not due for special survey until July 2022.
Berge Bulk has already sold three (3) VLOCs (Very Large Ore Carriers) for demolition so far in 2019:
• MV Berge Denali (289K DWT 1992 built)
• MV Berge Manaslu (263K DWT 1992 built)
• MV Berge Bureya (289K DWT 1993 built)
Singapore based shipowner and operator Berge Bulk’s oldest ship in its fleet is 1986 built biggest bulk carrier in the world 364K DWT MV Berge Stahl. Including newbuilding orders, Berge Bulk has a fleet of 71 bulk carriers.