Greek shipowner and operator Sea Gate Navigation acquired third Japanese built capesize dry bulk carrier in nine months. Dimitris and George Stefanou led Sea Gate Navigation bought 2006 built 185K DWT MV Andros Navigator (ex MV Cape Dover) from Japan’s K Line for around $22 million. MV Andros Navigator (ex MV Cape Dover) was built at Japanese shipyard Kawasaki Heavy Industries.
Dimitris and George Stefanou brothers are controlling capesize dry bulk carriers via Sea Gate Navigation and other dry bulk carriers are controlled via sister company Bright Navigation. Bright Navigation currently manages 5 panamax and 1 ultramax dry bulk carriers.
Sea Gate Navigation, Star Bulk Carriers, Bulkseas, Times Navigation are the top companies that acquired capsize dry bulk carriers in 2018. Greek shipowner and operator have spent around $57 million in total for 3 capesize dry bulk carriers.
Sea Gate Navigation, previously acquired 2006 built 176K DWT MV Andros Glory (ex MV NSS Grandeur) and 2003 built 171K DWT MV Andros Beauty (ex MV Aquabeauty). Dimitris and George Stefanou are coming from Greek island Andros.