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Purchase of bulk carriers type «GRUMANT».

In accordance with the programme of the fleet renewal adopted by the Board of Directors in 2004 the company concluded agreements for delivery of new modern bulk carriers which meet the requirements of up-to-date safety standards and efficient operation with deadweight   23700 and RS class KM (STAR) LU4 [i] A2 BULK CARRIER no MP BC-A (ESP).

In August, 2006 the first vessel "Grumant" of this type was delivered.

M/v "Grumant" is registered under the Russian flag and is operated for bulk cargoes transportations from Baltic, Barents and White sea ports to the ports of Great Britain and Continental Europe  as per the contract with the Mechel Energi AG (Zug, Switzerland) mostly.

In August, 2007 the vessel «Pomorye» was delivered, in August, 2008 - the vessel «Zapolyarye».

In March and April of 2009 the forth and the fifth vessels name «Novaya Zemlya» and «Severnaya Zemlya» of this type were delivered.

Murmansk shipping company will continue the programme of bulk carriers building.