Hamburg based Reederei H Vogemann has ordered four (4) firm handysize bulk carriers and four (4) options with a price tag around $24 million each at Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding, China. One of Germany’s oldest shipowners Reederei H Vogemann is a 135-year-old company based in Hamburg. Reederei H Vogemann is aiming to substantially increase the owned fleet. Handysize bulk carriers will be built to the Green Dolphin 38 design and are understood to be open-hatch bulk carriers. Previously, Reederei H Vogemann ordered similar three bulk carriers at Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding, China. Reederei H Vogemann made a joint venture with MPC Capital in order to establish technical management company Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bolten. Lately, German Reederei H Vogemann has been focusing on the handysize bulk carriers. In 2018, Reederei H Vogemann sold last capesize bulk carrier 2008 built 176K DWT MV SM Vision(ex MV Vogerunne) for about $24.3 million to Seoul based Korea Line. Currently, Hamburg based Reederei H Vogemann operates a fleet of 12 bulk carriers and 2 tankers.
German shipowner and operator Aug Bolten joins MPC Capital’s bulker technical management joint venture Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bulk (AVB). Merger will be expanded Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bulk (AVB)’s market position significantly. After accession of Aug Bolten, the company is renamed as AVB Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bolte. A new joint venture will manage 17 dry bulk carriers with an average age of 6 years. AVB Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bolte will focus management of the handysize segment and two (2) new-buildings under construction. AVB Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bolte’s partners are open for further growth with potentially additional partners. Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bulk (AVB) was established in 2016 and offers management services to third parties. German MPC Capital joined forces with compatriot Reederei H Vogemann. In the beginning, the company was focusing on the management of supramax and pamanax bulk carriers and the fleet included three ships from Hamburg’s KG Reederei Roth.
German dry bulk shipowner and operator Reederei H Vogemann sold 2011 built panamax dry bulk carrier 79K DWT MV Voge Enterprise for $14.9 million for further trading to undisclosed shipowners. MV Voge Enterprise’s loans exceeded its market value. Market players were not expected to be sold before dry bulk carriers values moved up. In September 2016, German dry bulk shipowner and operator Reederei H Vogemann sold 2006 built capesize dry bulk carrier 174K DWT MV Voge Master to Greek shipowner Kassian Maritime for $11.5 million.
German shipowner and operator Reederei H Vogemann booked four handy bulk carriers 38K DWT at Taizhou Kouan Shipyard in China. Bulk carriers will be delivered from October 2018 through 2019. German shipowner and operator Reederei H Vogemann is led by Jens-Michael Arndt.