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Joint venture to be named G2 Ocean

The joint venture of Gearbulk and Grieg Star will be named “G2 Ocean”, with a vision and mission to be “pioneering sustainable shipping solutions”. The new dry bulk shipping company announced in a joint statement October 19th will be named “G2 Ocean”. The name retains the “G” from the twoRead More

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Gearbulk and Grieg Star announce intention to enter into a joint venture

PFÄFFIKON, Switzerland and BERGEN, Norway: Gearbulk and Grieg Star today announce their intention to enter into joint venture to establish a highly versatile and customer oriented, world wide dry bulk shipping company. October 19th 2016 The joint venture (JV) will combine the companies’ global resources and expertise to operate theRead More

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Opens newly constructed East Dock

Our subsidiary in British Columbia, Squamish Terminals, has begun operations at its new newly constructed East Dock, 17 months after a fire destroyed the original structure. The new dock is completed on-time and on budget, and is designed to support efficient and safe operations – While the fire was devastatingRead More

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At sea for all

Sometimes the life at sea may be monotonous. But a seafarer never knows when he needs to step up and become something more – like a lifesaver. It was the night before Christmas Eve 2013. Captain Paulino B. Belen stood on the bridge of STAR ISTIND, looking out over theRead More

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Open position: Commercial/Vessel operator in Seoul

In our Seoul office, we have an open position as Commercial/vessel Operator. We are looking for a candidate with minimum 2 years of experience in chartering and operation from the Korean domestic market. Main responsibilities Assist with planning and coordinating commercial activity with head office, brokers, operators and customers Coordinate vessel operationRead More

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Grieg Star completes USD 400 million refinancing

Grieg Star is pleased to announce that a USD 400 million refinancing for 23 vessels in total has been completed in June 2016. Grieg Star has completed a senior debt refinancing involving extended maturities for the financing of 23 vessels in the fleet. Loans with original expiry set for 2017/2018Read More

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Open position: Traffic Manager in Vancouver

Grieg Star is a fully integrated shipping company and owner of a large open hatch fleet. In addition, the company operates a fleet of conventional dry bulk carriers as well as manages a financial investment portfolio. Grieg Star also owns Squamish Terminals in British Columbia. Operating worldwide, we have offices inRead More

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New SOLAS requirement for shippers – container weight verification

Shipping in containers? Starting July 1st 2016, a new set of requirements regarding the verification of the gross mass of packed containers will come into force. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted a new set of regulations under the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention. The weight of theRead More

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Open position: Port Captain in Vancouver

Due to increased activity on our coast, we are recruiting for a Port Captain in Vancouver. The Port Captain is responsible for planning cargo operation routines, ensuring correct and safe loading, stowage and discharge of cargo, help plan vessel turnaround time in port.  The successful candidate will also plan andRead More

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Open position: Commercial manager in Seoul

We have an open position as Commercial manager in our Seoul office. We are looking for a candidate with minimum 5 years of experience in chartering and operation at Korean domestic market. Main responsibilities Plan and coordinate commercial activity with head office, brokers, operators and customers Carry out freight negotiationsRead More