Switzerland-based Doris Maritime Services is set to exit shipowning by selling its four ultramax bulkers, reportedly to China Development Bank Leasing (CDB Leasing).

Brokers in the US and in Europe said the ships — the 63,000-dwt Naess Absolute, Naess Courageous, Naess Endurance and Naess Intrepid (all built 2015) — are set to fetch $18.5m each in a deal that is on subjects until the middle of October.