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  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lomar has declared a further three options to build new container vessels at Chinese shipyards. The company now has over 20 firm newbuilding orders for container ships and bulk carriers within its fleet of over 60 vessels. The company has declared its final two options in a total order for six 1,100 TEU container vessels […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lomar has continued its large-scale fleet expansion with the addition of six container ships to its fleet, the declaration of options on its newbuilding orders as well as the placement of new orders for bulk carriers from the COSCO shipyard in China. These latest developments take the company’s fleet to over 60 including purchase options. […]

  • 26 March 2012

      Lomar, the shipping subsidiary of the Libra Group, signs new order with GWS China for latest generation of container vessels Lomar has signed an order with the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in South China, for up to six new container ships. Scheduled for delivery starting from early 2014, the 2.190 nominal TEU capacity vessels (14mt/TEU […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    British ship owner Lomar Shipping has inked an order with China’s Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard for construction of two 2,700 TEU containerships. The contract includes options for two more units. The ships feature 186 meters in lenght, 34.8 meters in width and 17.9 m depth. The value of the contract and the delivery dates of the […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Lomar, a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has declared options on another five newbuildings and announced two new orders, all from Chinese shipyards. Two of the options are for 1,100 TEU container ships from the Yangzijiang shipyard. They are designed by leading Chinese design institute SDARI (Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute) and ships […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      Lomar, the shipping subsidiary of the Libra Group, signs new order with GWS China for latest generation container vessels Lomar has signed an order with the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in South China, for up to six new container ships. Scheduled for delivery starting from early 2014, the 2190 nominal TEU capacity vessels (14mt/TEU homogenous […]

  • 13 October 2015

    China’s Cosco Shipyard has delivered a 64,000 DWT bulk carrier Alexia to Lomar Shipping. Alexia is registered in Singapore and will sail under the Singaporean flag. The vessel measures 199.9 meters in LOA (length of all), 32.26 meters in breadth and 18.5 meters in depth. Lomar Shipping took delivery of two 64,000 dwt bulkers from Cosco […]

  • 13 October 2015

    China’s Cosco Shipyard has delivered a 64,000 DWT bulk carrier Alexia to Lomar Shipping. Alexia is registered in Singapore and will sail under the Singaporean flag. The vessel measures 199.9 meters in LOA (length of all), 32.26 meters in breadth and 18.5 meters in depth. Lomar Shipping took delivery of two 64,000 dwt bulkers from Cosco […]

  • 11 February 2015

    Lomar Shipping does not own offshore vessels any more. The delivery in December 2014 of Lomar’s pair of 2008-built platform supply vessels, the Ark Phil and Ark Griffin, following a sale agreed in mid-2014 marked the completion of the company’s strategic sale of its fleet of offshore supply vessels. By the beginning of 2015 a […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017-built containership Kea Trader, which ran hard aground on a reef off New Caledonia on July 12, will have to be recycled, the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping said. The decision was made following the recent damage assessments that have shown that the 2,194-TEU ship cannot be repaired. Namely, underwater inspections have identified extensive damage to the ship’s hull, rudder […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lomar has increased its fleet size further with an order for up to six new container ships. The 1,100 nominal TEU capacity vessels are geared and have a homogeneous load capability of 705 TEU at 14mt/TEU. These vessels are being built by Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd., a private shipyard in China with over 50 years […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lomar has announced acquisition of four container vessels and three chemical tankers. The 2,500 TEU Luna built in 2002 and the 1,100 TEU Stadt Muenchen built in 1999 have been acquired for an undisclosed sum. CEO of Lomar, Achim Boehme, stated: “These acquisitions further assert our commitment to the container vessel sector having placed orders […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Lomar, the shipping subsidiary of the Libra Group, has declared further three options to build new container vessels at Chinese shipyards. The company now has over 20 firm newbuilding orders for container ships and bulk carriers within its fleet of over 60 vessels. The company has declared its final two options in a total order […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Libra Group’s Lomar is boosting its containership fleet capacity with up to seven ships as it sets sight on tapping into the potential of strong container market. The company has reported an order for up to four newbuilding containerships from the Yangzijiang Shipyard in addition to purchasing of three vessels.  The new vessels are the latest ‘widebeam’ specification with a nominal […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    China-based COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co. has delivered a 64,000 DWT bulk carrier named Queen Cuki to its European buyer, Lomar Shipping. The vessel measures 199.90 meters in LOA (length of all), 32.26 meters in breadth and 18.5 meters in depth. In February 2012 Lomar signed an order with COSCO Group in China for up to six […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    UK-based ship owner Lomar Shipping has expanded its shipping fleet with six containerships ranging from 1,700 TEUs to 2,492 TEUs. The vessels, acquired from a number of international owners for undisclosed sums, are expected to enter Lomar Shipping’s fleet by August this year. The vessels in question are the newbuilding Guangzhou Trader, purchased from Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard, the […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard Co., Ltd has delivered a 64,000 DWT bulk carrier, named Kambos, to its European buyer Lomar Shipping. The vessel measures 199.90 meters in LOA (length of all), 32.26 meters in breadth and 18.5 meters in depth. Kambos is a sister vessel to bulk carrier Queen Cuki delivered by COSCO in May this […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard Co., Ltd has delivered a 64,000 DWT bulk carrier, named Kambos, to its European buyer Lomar Shipping. The vessel measures 199.90 meters in LOA (length of all), 32.26 meters in breadth and 18.5 meters in depth. Kambos is a sister vessel to bulk carrier Queen Cuki delivered by COSCO in May this […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to a large storm in the South Pacific at the beginning of this week, the crew and the majority of salvage workers were taken from the grounded Kea Trader as a safety precaution, Lomar Shipping, the ship’s owner informed. “A skeleton salvage team remained on board and reported that the vessel continued to be relatively stable […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full damage extent of the 2017-built containership m/v Kea Trader that got grounded on a reef off New Caledonia two weeks ago is still unknown, according to the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping. The damage extent will only become clearer after the ship is re-floated, however, the vessel remains in a stable position on a flat rock […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard said that it has delivered two newbuild 64,000 DWT bulk carriers to their customers. Bulk carrier named Komi has been delivered to a European customer Lomar Shipping. In February 2012 Lomar signed an order with COSCO Group  for up to six ‘Ultramax’ bulk carriers, scheduled for delivery starting from early 2014. The […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The newly-built Maltese-flagged containership Kea Trader ran aground today off New Caledonia, the ship’s AIS data shows. The boxship hit the Durand Reef, some 100 kilometres southeast of the island of Mare. The 18 crew members on board have not been injured in the incident, and there have been no visible traces or reports of any […]