Globus Maritime Buys Cargo Ship

Friday, July 20, 2007
According to Thomson Financial, Globus Maritime Ltd has agreed to buy a dry bulk cargo ship, currently under construction at Yangzhou Dayang Shipyard in China, for 57m. The provider of seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes said it will fund the acquisition with a mixture of funds raised from an initial public offering and moderate conventional debt, and that the buy will enhance its earnings and dividends. The ship is expected to be delivered in December and added that its fleet will expand to seven dry bulk carriers.

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