Excel Cancels Four Shipbuilding Contracts

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd, an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and provider of transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced the cancellation of four shipbuilding contracts for the construction of four bulk carrier vessels of 180,000 dwt each. The company had entered into the aforementioned contracts in December 2006 with Korea Shipyard Co. Ltd. Excel cancelled the contracts on the basis of delay by the shipyard, without any penalties. The cancellation has no impact on the company’s financial position and will not affect its financial statements.

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