Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced that it has taken delivery of the "Star Gamma" a Supramax vessel of 53,098 dwt built in 2002 in Japan. Star Gamma is currently under a pre-existing time charter employment contract at a gross daily rate of USD 28,500 which continues until January 2009.
Star Bulk has agreed to acquire a total of nine dry bulk vessels including
two Capesize, one Panamax and six Supramax vessels. As of today, the company has taken delivery of one Capesize and six Supramax vessels, thereby expanding its operational fleet to seven vessels. The remaining one Capesize and one Panamax vessels
are scheduled for delivery within January 2008.