G2 appoints dship to run Japan sales ops

G2 Ocean has appointed dship Tokyo as its sales agent for Japan.

dship Carriers will help to establish and grow G2 Ocean’s position within the Japanese shipping industry, especially focusing on the plant and project cargo segment.

“We are excited to collaborate with dship Carriers as a way to expand our services throughout Japan,” said Leif Arne Strømmen, Vice President Project Cargo for G2 Ocean.

“dship Carriers has great talent and insight into the Japanese market. Together with the agency, we hope to strengthen our project cargo footprint by continuing to deliver safe, flexible, efficient and sustainable shipping solutions for both current and new clients.”

G2 Ocean was launched in 2017 and has a strong international presence. It is a joint venture of two of the world’s largest companies, Gearbulk and Grieg Star, owning open hatch ships. Its fleet comprises 100 open hatch and 25 conventional bulk vessels between 23,500 and 73,300 deadweight tons. G2 Ocean’s fleet is among the largest in the world of open hatch gantry crane and jib crane vessels with lifting capacity of up to 150 metric tons.