Zodiac Maritime capesize

London based diversified shipowner and operator Zodiac Maritime is expanding its fleet with fourth large bulk carrier purchase in 2019. Eyal Ofer led Zodiac Maritime bought 2005 built Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) 203K DWT MV Azul Fortuna for about $15.8 million from Japanese shipowner Kotobuki Shipping. Zodiac Maritime is renewing its fleet.
In May 2019, Zodiac Maritime bought 2004 built Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) 233K DWT MV Cape Toucan (ex MV Pacific Glory) for about $14.6 million.
In September 2019, Zodiac Maritime bought 2004 built Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) 203K DWT MV Cape Kori (ex MV Azul Challenge) for about $16.8 million.
In September 2019, Zodiac Maritime also bought 2012 built capesize bulk carier 180K DWT MV Cape Krane (ex MV Frontier Voyager) for about $25.9 million.
Zodiac Maritime has not disposed of any ships in capesize segment since 2018. Zodiac Maritime’s fleet comprise 27 large bulk carriers and also 13 handysize to kamsarmax bulk carriers.