DryShips to Amend Financing Package

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

DryShips Inc., a provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced that it has obtained unanimous consent from its existing syndicate members to amend the $495 million secured term loan facility to allow for full draw downs to finance the remaining costs of the Ocean Rig Mykonos based upon the employment of this drillship with Petrobras for 3 years for drilling offshore Brazil. Furthermore, cash collateral deposited for this drillship will be released. The above is subject to completion of definitive documentation.

George Economou, Chairman and CEO commented: “We are pleased to announce the final financing package for Ocean Rig’s original newbuilding program. As with the Ocean Rig Poseidon, the syndicate of lenders, including Deutsche Bank, have consented to allowing full draw downs to finance the Ocean Rig Mykonos. We thank our bankers and expect similar support for our future financing needs. As a result of the financing transactions concluded in the past several months, Ocean Rig is well positioned to capitalize on further growth opportunities.”

Source: DryShips Inc.

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Hornbeck Offshore Ride High on Q2 2014 Results

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Following are highlights for this period and excerpts

BAE Systems Awarded Two Navy Contract Modifications

The US Department of Defense informs it has awarded separate contracts to BAE Systems in Jacksonville and in Norfolk for ship repairs and modifications as follows: 1.

DW to Present at Upcoming Floating LNG 2014, Houston

Douglas-Westwood (DW) says that its manager in Houston, Andrew B. Meyers will be joining the speakers on the platform at the upcoming 27th-30th October 2014 'Floating

Finance

Hornbeck Offshore Ride High on Q2 2014 Results

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Following are highlights for this period and excerpts

BAE Systems Awarded Two Navy Contract Modifications

The US Department of Defense informs it has awarded separate contracts to BAE Systems in Jacksonville and in Norfolk for ship repairs and modifications as follows: 1.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Declares 3Q Dividend

The Board of Directors of Exxon Mobil Corporation yesterday declared a cash dividend of 69 cents per share on the Common Stock, payable on September 10, 2014 to

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1187 sec (8 req/sec)