DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., of off-shore deepwater drilling services, announce the results of its 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
The following proposals were approved and adopted at the AGM:
1. The election of Ms. Chryssoula Kandylidis and Mr. George Demathas as Class C Directors to serve until the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders; and
2. the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young (Hellas) Certified Auditors Accountants S.A., as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.
DryShips Inc. is an owner of drybulk carriers and tankers that operate worldwide. Through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., DryShips owns and operates 11 offshore ultra deepwater drilling units, comprising of 2 ultra deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs and 9 ultra deepwater drillships, two of which remain to be delivered to Ocean Rig during 2013 and two of which are scheduled to be delivered during 2015.
DryShips owns a fleet of 42 drybulk carriers (including newbuildings), comprising 12 Capesize, 28 Panamax, and 2 Supramax with a combined deadweight tonnage of about 4.4 million tons, and 10 tankers, comprising 4 Suezmax and 6 Aframax, with a combined deadweight tonnage of over 1.3 million tons.