10 January 2014

The Gearbulk owned and managed Macaw Arrow departed Oshima Shipbuilding Co Limited in Japan today 10 January 2014 and is now starting her first voyage on the West Coast Americas (WCAM) service. 

The vessel is the third Fleximax III to be delivered from Oshima Shipbuilding Co Limited behind Japin Arrow delivered in November 2012 and the Maitaca Arrow delivered in September 2013, and these three vessels join the Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Limited built Fleximax III's Petrel Arrow, Raven Arrow and Finch Arrow.

The vessel has a dead weight of 73,000 tonnes, 8 holds and 4 jib cranes and continues Gearbulk's long term fleet renewal programme.