Eagle Bulk Shipping
, Inc., a global marine transportation company
specializing in the Supramax segment of the dry bulk shipping industry,announced that it has taken delivery of the Shrike, a 2003 built 53,343 dwt Supramax dry bulk vessel
. The Shrike was acquired as part of a three vessel transaction announced on February 28, 2007.
The Shrike will immediately commence a 24-27 month charter at a rate of $24,600/day. The charterer has an option to extend the charter period by 12-14 months at a rate of $25,600/day.