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DryShips Enters into Newcastlemax Contract

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 DryShips Inc has entered into a one year time charter with a major grain house for one of its 206,000 dwt Newcastlemax drybulk vessels for an expected duration of about one year.   The Company anticipates a total gross backlog of $7.1 million, and the contract to commence upon the delivery of the vessel, expected before the end of April 2017.   Mr. George Economou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: "We are very pleased to have employed one of our newly acquired vessels upon its delivery, at a gross charter rate, which will be highly accretive to the Company's earnings and will provide visible cash flow."   He added: "We continue to execute our strategy to restore the Company's earnings capacity, taking advantage of the positive developments in the drybulk market."   DryShips is a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels that operate worldwide.    The Company owns a fleet of 13 Panamax drybulk vessels, four Newcastlemax drybulk vessels, which are expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2017 and three Kamsarmax drybulk vessels among others.  


Euroseas Sells Bulker, Adds Boxship

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 Euroseas Ltd., Greek owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced that it took delivery of the M/V RT Dagr, a 1,645 teu feeder containership built in 1998.    As previously announced, the vessel was purchased by issuing 900,000 shares of the Company's common stock.   The Company also announced that it agreed to sell for scrap the M/V Eleni P, a 72


Euroseas Sells Bulker, Adds Feeder

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Euroseas Ltd. announced today that it took delivery of the M/V RT Dagr, a 1,645 teu feeder containership built in 1998. As previously announced, the vessel was purchased by issuing 900,000 shares of the Company's common stock. The Company also announced that it agreed to sell for scrap the M/V Eleni P, a 72,119 dwt 1997-built drybulk carrier. The M/V Eleni P is the oldest drybulk vessel in the Company's fleet and is expected to be delivered to its buyers in the beginning of January 2017


Euroseas Ltd. Takes Delivery of 15th Vessel

Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container ships and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced that it has taken delivery of the M/V Trust Jakarta, to be renamed Ioanna P, a Panamax drybulk vessel of 64,873 dwt built in 1984 in Japan. The vessel was acquired for approximately $28.6m and was delivered with a time charter attached until July 2008 at a rate of $35,500 per day


Tide Runs Against Dry Bulk Carrier Genco in 2012

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited reports its financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2012. Financial Review: Full Year 2012 The net loss attributable to Genco was $144.9 million or $3.47 basic and diluted loss per share for the year ended December 31, 2012, compared to net income attributable to Genco of $25.4 million or $0.72 basic and diluted earnings per share for the year ended December 31, 2011.


Safe Bulkers Start Series B Share Trade on NYSE

Greece-based Safe Bulkers, Inc. commences trading of its 8.00% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The ticker symbol of the Preferred Shares is “SBPRB.” About Safe Bulkers, Inc. The Company is an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, transporting bulk cargoes, particularly coal, grain and iron ore, along worldwide shipping routes for some of the world’s largest users of such services.


Stephens Fall Investment: Aegen, Genco Present

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. announced that the company's President, E. Nikolas Tavlarios, is scheduled to present at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/stph9/anw/. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. is an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel


Euroseas Takes Delivery of Newbuilding Ultramax

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Euroseas Ltd, an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today that it took delivery of the previously announced acquisition of the newbuilding.   The newbuilding Hull DY 160, to be renamed Alexandros P, is a 63,500 dwt Ultramax dry bulk carrier built in January 2017.   Aristides Pittas, Chairman and CEO of Euroseas commented: "We are very pleased to complete the


Newcastlemax Bulker Delivered to DryShips

Ship owner DryShips Inc. announced that it has taken delivery of a 205,855 DWT Newcastlemax drybulk vessel built in 2014.   The vessel was delivered to its one year time charter with a major grain house, which is expected to provide a total gross backlog of $7.1 million.   George Economou, DryShips chairman and chief executive officer, said, “We are very pleased to take delivery of our first modern Newcastlemax vessel


Genco to Sell Handymax Vessel

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited announced that it has reached an agreement to sell the Genco Commander, a 1994-built Handymax vessel to Dan Sung Shipping Co. Ltd. for $44.45m less a 2% brokerage commission payable to a third party. The Company expects to realize a net gain of approximately $24m from the sale of the vessel in the fourth quarter of 2007. The company plans to use the proceeds from this sale to pay down debt following its recent agreements to acquire a total of 15 drybulk


Dryships Time Charter Contract for Newcastlemax Vessels

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 DryShips Inc., a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, announced that it has entered into a time charter with a major coal and steel trader for its fourth and last of its 206,000 dwt Newcastlemax drybulk vessels.   The contract has a duration of about one year


DryShips Adds Fifth Kamsarmax Drybulk Carrier

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 DryShips announced that it has taken delivery of the previously announced 81,300 deadweight tons newbuilding re-sale Kamsarmax drybulk carrier.    The vessel will be employed in the spot market.   Since the beginning of this year


Euroseas Acquires Container Feeder Vessel

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 Euroseas announced that it signed a memorandum of agreement to purchase the M/V EM Astoria, a feeder size containership vessel of 2,788 teu built in 2004.    The vessel is to be acquired at market price from Euromar LLC, the Company's joint venture with two private equity firms


Dryships Adds Second Aframax Tanker

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 DryShips Inc, a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, announced that it has taken delivery of the previously announced 115,666 deadweight tons Aframax tanker built in 2012, which will be employed in the spot market.   "Since the commencement of our acquisition program


Euroseas Sees Improvement in Cargo Shipping

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 The beginning of 2017 found both the drybulk and containership markets recovering from the historical low levels observed during 2016, says Euroseas Chairman.   Aristides Pittas, Chairman and CEO of Euroseas said that the drybulk market improved rapidly during the last two months of


DryShips Acquires Three Kamsarmax Bulkers

DryShips has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to purchase three Kamsarmax drybulk carriers built in 2014.   One 81,918 DWT Kamsarmax drybulk carrier is built in 2014. The company expects to take delivery of this vessel during the second quarter of 2017.   


DryShips Acquires Six Vessels

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 DryShips Inc.  has entered into agreements to acquire six vessels for a total gross price of $268 million. It has also entered into an agreement with Kalani Investments Limited.   These vessels are comprised of one Aframax tanker built in 2012, three Kamsarmax drybulk vessels


Dryships Acquires Four Newcastlemax Vessels

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 DryShips Inc. has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to acquire four Newcastlemax bulk carriers of approximately 206,000 DWT and with an average age of 3 years. The company expects to take delivery of the vessels before the end of June 2017.  


DryShips Closes New Revolving Facility from Sifnos

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 DryShips Inc has signed definitive documentation with Sifnos Shareholders Inc for the previously announced refinancing of the majority of its outstanding debt under the new senior secured revolving facility.   Under the terms of the New Revolver


Dryships to Sell $200 mln of Stock to Kalani Investments

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 DryShips Inc., an international owner of drybulk carriers and offshore support vessels, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Kalani Investments Limited, an entity organized in the British Virgin Islands and that is not affiliated with the Company.   


Euroseas Acquires Ultramax Newbuilding

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 Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced that it signed an agreement to acquire from Dayang shipyard, Hull DY160, an Ultramax drybulk carrier, of 63,500 dwt built 2017


DryShips Delivers M/V Sorrento

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 DryShips Inc., an international owner of drybulk carriers and offshore support vessels,  has announced that on November 22, 2016, it has successfully delivered the 2004 built Panamax bulk carrier M/V Sorrento to an unaffiliated third party buyer for a gross price of $6.7 million.


Dryships Sells Panamax ‘at 10% premium’

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 DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS), or the Company, an international, owner of drybulk carriers and offshore support vessels, today announced that it has sold the 2002 built Panamax drybulk carrier MV Oregon. The vessel MV Oregon, along with the associated bank debt


Safe Bulkers Reports Q2 Loss, Expands Fleet

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 The Athens, Greece-based Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB) has reported a loss of $9 million in its second quarter.  It had a loss of 15 cents per share.   Net revenue for Q2 of 2016 decreased by 18% to $26.2 million from $31.8 million during same period in 2015.  


Safe Bulkers Reports Q1 Loss

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 The Athens, Greece-based  Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB) on Thursday reported a loss of $17.8 million in its first quarter. The shipping company posted revenue of $24.7 million in the period.    It has a loss of 25 cents per share






 
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