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Bulk Carrier Newbuilding Deliveries Top 500 Vessels

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Dry bulk carrier newbuilding deliveries for the year to date have reached 509 vessels (39.04 Mdwt), which compares with annual deliveries of 601 vessels of 47.8 Mdwt in the whole of 2014, according to data compiled by SSY. This comprises 71 Capesizes (13.65 Mdwt), 108 Panamaxes (8.78 Mdwt), 197 Handymax vessels of 40,000-64,999 dwt (11.79 Mdwt), the clear majority of which are 60,000-64,999 dwt Ultramaxes, and 133 Handysizes (4.82 Mdwt).