Genco to Sell Handymax Vessel

Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited announced that it has reached an agreement to sell the Genco Commander, a 1994-built Handymax vessel to Dan Sung Shipping Co. Ltd. for $44.45m less a 2% brokerage commission payable to a third party. The Company expects to realize a net gain of approximately $24m from the sale of the vessel in the fourth quarter of 2007. The company plans to use the proceeds from this sale to pay down debt following its recent agreements to acquire a total of 15 drybulk vessels. The delivery of the Genco Commander is expected to take place upon the expiration of the vessel's current time charter between October 1, 2007 and December 31, 2007.
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