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Argonautica Shipping Investments B.V. (Argonautica) is the ship owning arm of the MUR Group.

The fleet has a combination of open hatch box-shaped bulk carriers, craned self-discharging, log fitted, Handymax and Supramax vessels, ranging from 27,000 to 61,000 Metric Ton Deadweight.

Argonautica prides itself on maintaining a fleet that is young, modern and environmentally friendly. The Group strategy remains focused on sourcing high specification vessels, that are best suited to a broad range of freight and trade requirements, and to maintain its fleet rigorously to ensure price competitiveness, reliability and tradability into the foreseeable future.

Argonautica Mission Statement:
To be the owner of a fleet of modern and economical vessels and to manage these vessels effectively and efficiently for shareholder value creation while acting responsibly and in the best interest of all stakeholders, including the environment.


Fleet Owned



African Eagle African Baza *
27,000 mt DWT 61,000 mt DWT
Built 2003 Built 2015

African Blue Crane * African Dove *
56,000 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2007 2014

African Egret * African Falcon
34,000 mt DWT 27,000 mt DWT
2016 2003

African Gannet * African Goshawk *
37,400 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2018 2016

African Griffon * African Grouse *
61,000 mt DWT 37,700 mt DWT
2014 2015

African Halcyon
African Harrier *
32,000 mt DWT 37,800 mt DWT
2007 2014

African Hawk African Heron *
27,000 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2004 2016

African Hornbill African Ibis
61,000 mt DWT 32,000 mt DWT
2011 2004

African Jay * African Kestrel *
37,700 mt DWT 37,400 mt DWT
2015 2018

African Kite * African Lark *
61,000 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2013 2014

African Macaw * African Merlin *
37,800 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2016 2016

African Osprey African Owl *
35,000 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2012 2016

African Pelican * African Piper *
34,000 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2015 2015

African Raptor * African Raven *
61,000 mt DWT 37,700 mt DWT
2015 2014

African Robin African Rook *
32,000 mt DWT 37,700 mt DWT
2005 2015

African Sanderling African Starling
58,000 mt DWT 56,000 mt DWT
2008 2013

African Swan African Tern *
32,000 mt DWT 58,000 mt DWT
2005 2013

African Toucan * African Raven *
37,800 mt DWT 37,700 mt DWT
2017 2014

African Wagtail * African Weaver *
58,000 mt DWT 34,000 mt DWT
2013 2016
(*) 50% Owned