Genco to Acquire Three Drybulk Vessels
Limited announced that it has agreed to acquire three 2007-built drybulk vessels from Bocimar International N.V. and Delphis N.V., for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $257.0 million. The acquisition is subject to the completion of customary additional documentation and closing conditions.
The three vessels, comprised of two Panamax vessels and one Supramax vessel, are expected to be delivered to Genco during the third and the fourth quarters of 2008. Upon completion of the acquisition, and including the four remaining Capesize vessels to be acquired from companies within the Metrostar Management Corporation group, Genco's fleet will consist of 35 drybulk vessels with a total carrying capacity of approximately 2,910,000 dwt and an average age of approximately 6.6 years.