DryShips announces appointment of two new directors
DryShips Inc., a diver- sified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, today announced the appointment of two new directors. Mr. Anthony Kandylidis has served as the Company’s President and Chief Financ ial Officer since Decem- ber 2016 and was previously the Co mpany’s Executive Vice President since January 2015. In September 2006, Mr. Kandylidis founded OceanFreig ht Inc. and took it public in April 2007. In 2011, OceanFreight Inc. was absorbed by DryShi ps through a merger. Mr. Kandylidis also serves as President and Chief Financial Officer of OceanRig UDW Inc., an international drilling contra ctor and is a director of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC).
About DryShips Inc.
DryShips is a diversified owner of ocean going car go vessels that operate worldwide. DryShips owns a fleet of 13 Panamax drybulk vessels; 4 New castlemax drybulk vessels; 5 Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels; 1 Very Large Crude Carrier; 2 Aframax tankers ; 1 Suezmax tanker; 4 Very Large Gas Carriers, 3 of which are e xpected to be delivered in Septem ber, October and December of 2017; and 6 offshore support vessels, comprising 2 pl atform supply and 4 oil spill recovery vessels.