Just a few months after pulling off a remarkable asset play with a trio of tankers, United Maritime Corp is making a bet on a trio of bulkers.

According to ship management sources, the US-listed entity has agreed to spend more than $60m on the acquisition of three ships from Italian and Japanese owners.

The vessels in question are said to be the 78,200-dwt Oceanic Power (built 2013), the 82,200-dwt Liberty K (built 2010) and the 81,500-dwt Hampton Bay (built 2009).