DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) (DryShips), a diversified owner and operator of ocean-going cargo vessels, Friday announced that it has entered into agreements with unaffiliated buyers, for the sale of two of its older Panamax drybulk carriers, built in 2002, for an aggregate gross sales price of $18.8 million. The vessels are scheduled for delivery to their buyers during the third quarter of 2018.
The Company is a diversified owner and operator of ocean going cargo vessels that operate worldwide.
As of June 15, 2018, the Company operates a fleet of 36 vessels comprising of 11 Panamax drybulk vessels; 5 Newcastlemax drybulk vessels; 5 Kamsarmax drybulk vessels; 1 Very Large Crude Carrier; 2 Aframax tankers; 2 Suezmax tanker; (vii) 4 Very Large Gas Carriers; and 6 Offshore Support Vessels, including 2 Platform Supply and 4 Oil Spill Recovery Vessels.
DryShips’ common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market where it trades under the symbol “DRYS.”