Western Bulk Chartering AS - Updated guiding for full year 2021 net profit after tax

Full year net profit after tax for 2021 expected to reach between USD 50 to 60 million.

Western Bulk has had a very good start to the second half of 2021. Following a solid third quarter and based on current market outlook for the fourth quarter, full year net profit after tax is expected to reach between USD 50 and 60 million. This is an improvement of USD 10 million from the USD 40 to 50 million that was indicated as part of the of the First Half 2021 earnings release published on August 4th.



For more information, please contact:
Hans Aasnæs, CEO
Tel: +47 922 53957
E-mail: hans.aasnas@westernbulk.com

Kenneth Thu, CFO
Tel: +47 988 74302
E-mail: kenneth.thu@westernbulk.com



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