DryShips accepts delivery of its fourth modern Newcastlemax vessel
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS), or DryShips or the Company, a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, has taken delivery of its fourth previously announced 205,796 DWT Newcastlemax drybulk vessel built in 2015, the Company said in a media release.
The vessel will continue its fixed time charter contract with a major European based Capesize operator and an expected duration of 6 to 10 months.
About DryShips Inc.
The Company is a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels that operate worldwide. The Company owns a fleet of (i) 13 Panamax drybulk vessels; (ii) 4 Newcastlemax drybulk vessels; (iii) 5 Kamsarmax drybulk vessels; (iv) 1 Very Large Crude Carrier; (v) 2 Aframax tankers; (vi) 1 Suezmax tanker; (vii) 4 Very Large Gas Carriers, 3 of which are expected to be delivered in September, October and December of 2017; and (viii) 6 offshore support vessels, comprising 2 platform supply and 4 oil spill recovery vessels.