DryShips Cancels Newbuild Contracts

Posted by Eric Haun
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

DryShips Inc. reports cancellation of four newbuilding contracts with Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries

DryShips Inc., an international provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargos, and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries (RSHI), to cancel the newbuilding contracts for four ice-class panamax bulker vessels, in exchange for the refund of all installments paid to RSHI plus interest.

All amounts due under this agreement have been received in full by the Dryships, the company said.

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