Golden Ocean Group Limited is an international dry bulk shipping company. The Company owns and operates a fleet of dry bulk vessels, comprising of Newcastlemax, Capesize, Panamax and Ultramax vessels. The Company’s vessels transport a range of bulk commodities, including ores, coal, grains and fertilizers, along worldwide shipping routes. Its vessels operate in the spot and time charter markets. The Company owns approximately 81 dry bulk vessels. In addition, it has 11 vessels chartered-in (of which seven and one are chartered in on finance leases and operating leases, respectively from SFL Corporation Ltd. (SFL) and three chartered in on operating leases from unrelated third parties. Approximately six of the vessels are chartered-out on fixed rate time charters and approximately 31 of its vessels are chartered out on index linked rate time charters and the remaining 55 vessels operate in the spot market.