The bulk carrier Vola is the next addition to the fleet of modern bulk carriers in the group of 36 000 to 43 000 DWT of Navigation Maritime Bulgare (Vola – IMO: 9621895).
The ship was built in November 2012 in Zhejiang Zhenghe – Zhoushan, China and is the same type as the already acquired motor vessels Chumerna, Viden and Veslets. Vola, just like the other three bulk carriers was operated by the Swiss company ABC Maritime under the name ADFINES EAST. Todor Milev, master foreign going, is her first captain, and eng. Yonko Tsekov is her first chief engineer.
The first voyage of Vola will be under the management of Navigation Maritime Bulgare from a port in China as it was five years ago after she was delivered by her shipbuilder to her first owner.
Vola is the third ship to bear that name in the history of Navigation Maritime Bulgare. The first one was 15 310-ton ore carrier Vola (ІМО 5012761), built in 1957 in Sweden, and in the fleet of Navibulgar from 20 June 1966 to 14 July 1980.
The second one was the 20 620-ton bulker Vola (since 2003– Vola 1, ІМО 9044700), built in Varna Shipbuilding Yard, which was in operation from November 1992 to November 2016.