Bergen based JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi has taken a large minority stake in 2011 Japanese built supramax bulk carrier 55K DWT MV Lista (ex MV Matsue). Geir Belsnes led JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi will be also commercial manager of MV Lista (ex MV Matsue). MV Lista (ex MV Matsue) deal was off-market. MV Lista (ex MV Matsue) was built in 2011 at Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries, IHI Shipyard, Japan. Previously, MV Lista (ex MV Matsue) was controlled by Sojits Marine & Engineering of Japan. Currently, market price of MV Lista (ex MV Matsue) is around $14 million.
In November 2019, Greek shipowner and operator New Vision Shipping acquired a similar 2011 Japanese built supramax bulk carrier 55K DWT MV Centenario Blue for around $13.8 million.
In August 2019, Norwegian shipowner and operator JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi sold 2005 built panama bulk carrier 76K DWT MV Heina to Tongli Shipping for around $10.2 million. In October 2015, JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi bought MV Heina for around $10.2 million.
In July 2019, JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi sold 2008 built panama bulk carrier 75K DWT MV Ogna to Greek shipowner for around $10.3 million. MV Ogna was built in 2008 at Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries. MV Ogna was owned on partner basis with compatriot Wenaas Group. Furthermore, Wenaas Group partners JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi in the sistership MV Goya (built 2008). JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi has no plans to sell MV Goya. In 2007, MV Ogna and MV Goya were acquired from Golden Ocean for $45 million each with charters to Danish ship operator Torm.
JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi is looking to renew its fleet.
JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi was established in 1898 by former Norwegian prime minister Johan Ludvig Mowinckel. Currently, JL Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi is owned by charitable trusts.