Meadway Shipping & Trading

Meadway Bulkers and Delaway Maritime were established in 2021 by George Dellaportas. Meadway Bulkers was established in April 2021 after George Dellaportas and his brother Costas Dellaportas amicably split the assets of the original family company Meadway Shipping & Trading. Meadway Bulkers has acquired five (5) more bulk carriers since the company’s launch, bringing the total fleet to 11 bulk carriers. In May 2021, Meadway Bulkers acquired 2012 built panamax bulk carrier 78K DWT MV Nord Sirius for around $20 million. In June 2021, Meadway Bulkers acquired 2010 built kamsarmax bulk carrier 83K DWT MV Glorious Wind for around $20 million. In July 2021, Meadway Bulkers acquired 2014 built panamax bulk carrier 78K DWT MV Integrale (ex MV Orient Genesis) for around $23 million. Lately, Meadway Bulkers acquired 2011 built handysize bulk carrier 28K DWT MV Della (ex MV Star Life) and 2013 built handysize bulk carrier 37K DWT MV Lucky Life. Meadway Bulkers projects to grow considerably in the handysize bulk carriers. Meadway Bulkers concludes bulk carrier values are still comparatively low. Usually, the Dellaportas family opted for new building bulk carriers. But, Meadway Bulkers has preferred secondhand acquisitions instead. Meadway Shipping & Trading is led by Costas Dellaportas. Meadway Shipping & Trading was established by George Dellaportas and Costas Dellaportas’ father, Dionysios Dellaportas, who died in 2019. 25-July-2021

 

Greek shipowner and operator Meadway Shipping & Trading’s passed away founder Dionysios Dellaportas’ sons have split the company’s assets between George Dellaportas and Costas Dellaportas. Costas Dellaportas controls Meadway Shipping & Trading and his brother George Dellaportas established Meadway Bulkers and Delaway Maritime. George Dellaportas led Meadway Bulkers acquired 2012 built panamax bulk carrier 78K DWT MV Nord Sirius for around $20 million. George Dellaportas led Meadway Bulkers would not prefer investing in secondhand bulk carriers, however, current dry bulk market conditions have pushed the Meadway Bulkers to make an exemption to this practice. Currently, obtaining a new-building slot is becoming more difficult as shipyards hesitate to commit to fresh orders amid larger-than-expected price hikes for steel plates. Currently, George Dellaportas led Meadway Bulkers owns and operates seven (7) bulk carriers. Lately, Costas Dellaportas led Meadway Shipping & Trading acquired 2010 built ultramax bulk carrier 61K DWT MV Luna Rossa (ex MV Ultra Prosperity) from Nagashiki Kisen. 10-May-2021

 

Dionysios Dellaportas, the founder and president of Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc, died at the age of 70. Dionysios Dellaportas established Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc as a ship brokerage in 1988. Dionysios Dellaportas expanded Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc into ship-owning as well. Currently, Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc owns and operates 12 bulk carriers. Furthermore, Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc charters in 40 bulk carriers on a long-term basis. Dionysios Dellaportas is the first shipowner who opened a chartering office in Singapore. Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc will be controlled by his sons Costas Dellaportas and George Dellaportas. In 2009, Dionysios Dellaportas established the Singapore branch. In 2018, Dionysios Dellaportas established the Dubai branch. 17-July-2019

 

Athens-based shipowner and operator Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc sold 2005 built supramax bulk carrier 53K DWT MV Delfa for around $8 million to a Vietnamese shipowner and operator. In 2010, Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc acquired MV Delfa from Soechi Lines for around $25 million. Athens-based shipowner and operator Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc last sold a bulk carrier in April 2017, when Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc sold the sistership 2007 built supramax bulk carrier 53K DWT MV Lark to Meratus Line for $7.5 million. Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc was established by Dionysios Dellaportas in 1989 as a shipbroking company. In 2011, Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc opened an office in Singapore and recently opened an office in Dubai. Currently, Athens-based shipowner and operator Meadway Shipping & Trading Inc. own and operate a fleet of eleven (11) bulk carriers. 20-May-2019

 

Greek shipowner and operator Meadway Shipping & Trading inaugurated a successful venture in the Middle East via the UAE office. Meadway Shipping & Trading initiated the Dubai branch in July 2018. In 2010, Meadway Shipping & Trading unrolled the premier satellite office in Singapore. Meadway Shipping & Trading’s Dubai office will be directed by Will Stride. Meadway Shipping & Trading named Will Stride to open the Dubai office. Greek shipowner and operator Meadway Shipping & Trading become an international dry bulk carrier operator. Singapore office supported Meadway Shipping & Trading to establish relationships with Asian trading houses, shipowners, and encouraged business. Meadway Shipping & Trading operates around 40 dry bulk carriers. Currently, Meadway Shipping & Trading has a fleet of 12 dry bulk carriers. Supramax dry bulk carriers are the core business of Meadway Shipping & Trading. Meadway Shipping & Trading’s Dubai office has 5 chartering staff that manages short-term charters. Meadway Shipping & Trading’s Dubai office will dominate the Middle East, Red Sea, South and East Africa, and India. The rising amount of dry commodities are being exported or re-exported from the Middle East. Most notable shipped cargoes are sulfur, aggregates, and alumina. South African countries are shipping of coal, chrome, and manganese which are ideally suited to supramax dry bulk carriers of Meadway Shipping & Trading. Meadway Shipping & Trading is anticipating that 2019 will be a highly positive year for the company. Meadway Shipping & Trading’s Dubai office may hire new shipbrokers for the chartering department in the near future to supervise the increasing fixture volumes. 24-March-2019