Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. is an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and at sea. The Company procures product from various sources (such as refineries, oil producers, and traders) and resells it to a diverse group of customers across all major commercial shipping sectors and leading cruise lines. Currently, Aegean has a global presence in 14 markets, including Vancouver, Montreal, Mexico, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, West Africa, Gibraltar, U.K., Northern Europe, Piraeus, Patras, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore as well as Tangiers, Morocco.
Box Ships Inc. is an Athens, Greece-based international shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers. The Company's current fleet consists of six containerships with a total carrying capacity of 28,177 TEU's and a weighted-average age of 2.8 years with an agreement to acquire an additional containership that will increase the total capacity to 33,237 TEU's with a weighted-average age of 3.6 years. The Company's shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TEU."
Baltic Trading Limited is a drybulk company focused on the spot charter market. Baltic Trading transports iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other drybulk cargoes along global shipping routes. Baltic Trading currently owns a fleet of six drybulk vessels, including one Capesize newbuilding, four 2009-built Supramax vessels and one Handysize vessel, with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 424,000 dwt. After the expected delivery of a Capesize newbuilding in October 2010 and the two remaining Metrostar vessels that Baltic Trading has agreed to acquire, Baltic Trading will own nine drybulk vessels, consisting of two Capesize, four Supramax and three Handysize vessels with a total carrying capacity of approximately 671,000 dwt.
Capital Product Partners L.P. ( NASDAQ : CPLP ), a Marshall Islands master limited partnership, is an international owner of a modern tanker, container and dry bulk vessels. The Partnership currently owns 25 vessels, including four Suezmax crude oil tankers, 18 modern MR (Medium Range) product tankers, two post panamax container vessels and one Capesize bulk carrier. All of its vessels are under period charters to BP Shipping Limited, Overseas Shipholding Group, Petrobras, A.P. Moller-Maersk A.S., Arrendadora Ocean Mexicana, S.A. de C.V., Subtec S.A. de C.V., Cosco Bulk Carrier Co. Ltd. and Capital Maritime & Trading Corp.
Costamare Inc. is one of the world's leading owners and providers of containerships for charter. The Company has 37 years of history in the international shipping industry and a fleet of 58 containerships, with a total capacity of approximately 330,000 TEU, including 10 newbuilds on order. Costamare Inc.'s common shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CMRE."
Crude Carriers Corp. (NYSE: CRU), a Marshall Islands corporation, was formed in October 2009 to conduct a shipping business focused on the crude tanker industry. We plan to acquire and operate a fleet of crude tankers that will transport mainly crude oil and fuel oil along worldwide shipping routes. Capital Maritime, an international shipping company, will serve as our Manager. We intend to leverage the expertise and reputation of our Manager to pursue growth opportunities in the crude oil tanker shipping market. We intend to maintain a flexible approach to chartering with the strategy of optimizing our selection of the available commercial opportunities over time. We currently expect to focus on the spot market, including all types of spot market"”related engagements such as single voyage or short-term time charters, but retain the ability to evaluate and enter into longer-term period charters, with terms that may provide for profit sharing arrangements and we may also charter-in vessels. Crude Carriers Corp. is an international transportation company focused on the crude tanker industry. Our initial fleet consists of two newly delivered VLCCs (Very Large Crude Carrier) and one modern, high specification Suezmax tanker. We intend to trade our vessels in the spot crude tanker market.
Danaos Corporation is an international owner of containerships, chartering its vessels to many of the world's largest liner companies. Our current fleet of 64 containerships aggregating 363,049 TEUs ranks Danaos among the largest containership charter owners in the world based on total TEU capacity. Danaos is one of the largest US listed containership companies based on fleet size. The company's shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "DAC."
Diana Containerships Inc.'s fleet currently consists of 9 Panamax container vessels, excluding the vessel not yet delivered. Diana Containerships Inc. is a Marshall Islands corporation founded in 2010 to own and operate containerships and pursue containership acquisition opportunities. Diana Containerships Inc. intends to continue to capitalize on investment opportunities by purchasing additional containerships in the secondhand market, from other companies, shipyards and lending institutions, and may also enter into newbuilding contracts with shipyards for new containerships.
Diana Shipping Inc. is a leading global provider of shipping transportation services through the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels. The Company's vessels are employed primarily on medium to long-term time charters and transport a range of dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes. Diana Shipping Inc.'s fleet currently consists of 29 dry bulk carriers (17 Panamax, 2 Post-Panamax, 8 Capesize and 2 Newcastlemax), as well as 2 new-building Ice Class Panamax vessels expected to be delivered to the Company during the fourth quarter of 2013. As of today, the combined carrying capacity of our current fleet, excluding the three vessels not yet delivered, is 3.2 million dwt with a weighted average age of 5.9 years.
DryShips Inc., based in Greece, is an owner of drybulk carriers and tankers that operate worldwide. Through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW, Inc., DryShips owns and operates 6 offshore ultra deepwater drilling units, comprising of 2 ultra deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs and 4 ultra deepwater drillships, 2 of which remain to be delivered to the company during 2011. As of the day of this release, DryShips owns a fleet of 40 drybulk carriers (including newbuildings), comprising 9 Capesize, 29 Panamax and 2 Supramax, with a combined deadweight tonnage of about 3.8 million tons, and 12 tankers (including newbuildings), comprising 6 Suezmax and 6 Aframax, with a combined deadweight tonnage of over 1.6 million tons.
Eagle Bulk Shipping, Inc. is a Marshall Islands corporation headquartered in New York City. We are the largest U.S.-based owner of Handymax dry bulk vessels, which are dry bulk vessels that range in size from 35,000 to 60,000 deadweight tons, or dwt, and transport a broad range of major and minor bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, grain, cement and fertilizer, along worldwide shipping routes. Our strategy is to charter our modern fleet primarily pursuant to one- to three-year time charters to allow us to take advantage of the stable cash flow and high utilization rates that are associated with medium- to long-term time charters.
Ltd. was formed on May 5, 2005 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall
Islands to consolidate the ship owning interests of the Pittas family of
Athens, Greece, which has been in the shipping business over the past 136
years. Euroseas trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker ESEA since
January 31, 2007.
operates in the dry cargo, drybulk and container shipping markets. Euroseas'
operations are managed by Eurobulk Ltd., an ISO 9001:2008 certified affiliated
ship management company, which is responsible for the day-to-day commercial and
technical management and operations of the vessels. Euroseas employs its vessels
on spot and period charters and through pool arrangements.
the sale of its multipurpose vessel and addition of a handy size containership,
the Company will have a fleet of 15 vessels, including 4 Panamax drybulk
carriers and 1 Handymax drybulk carrier, 3 Intermediate containership, 5 Handy
size containerships and 2 Feeder containerships. Euroseas 5 drybulk carriers
have a total cargo capacity of 331,808 dwt, its 10 containerships have a cargo
capacity of 17,593 teu.
Excel is an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, such as iron ore, coal and grains, as well as bauxite, fertilizers and steel products. Excel owns a fleet of 42 vessels, among which one Capesize vessel is through a majority joint venture and, together with 7 Panamax vessels under bareboat charters, operates 49 vessels (7 Capesize, 14 Kamsarmax, 21 Panamax, 2 Supramax and 5 Handymax vessels) with a total carrying capacity of over 4.2 million DWT. Excel Class A common shares have been listed since September 15, 2005 on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EXM and, prior to that date, were listed on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) since 1998.
FreeSeas Inc. is a Marshall Islands corporation with principal offices in Piraeus, Greece. FreeSeas is engaged in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of dry bulk carriers. Currently, it has a fleet of seven Handysize vessels and two Handymax vessels. FreeSeas' common stock and warrants trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbols FREE, FREEW and FREEZ, respectively.
GasLog is an international owner, operator and manager of LNG carriers. GasLog’s owned fleet consists of 10 wholly-owned LNG carriers, including two ships delivered in 2010 and eight LNG carriers on order. Including its owned ships, GasLog currently has 14 LNG carriers operating under its technical management.
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited transports iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other drybulk cargoes along worldwide shipping routes. Excluding Baltic Trading Limited's fleet, we own a fleet of 53 drybulk vessels, consisting of nine Capesize, eight Panamax, 17 Supramax, six Handymax and 13 Handysize vessels, with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 3,810,000 dwt. In addition, our subsidiary Baltic Trading Limited currently owns a fleet of nine drybulk vessels, consisting of two Capesize, four Supramax, and three Handysize vessels. References to Genco's vessels and fleet in this press release exclude vessels owned by Baltic Trading Limited, a subsidiary of Genco.
General Maritime Corporation is a leading crude and products tanker company serving principally within the Atlantic basin, which includes ports in the Caribbean, South and Central America, the United States, West Africa, the Mediterranean, Europe and the North Sea. General Maritime also currently operates tankers in other regions including the Black Sea and Far East. General Maritime owns a fully double-hull fleet of 31 tankers - seven VLCC, nine Aframax, twelve Suezmax tankers, two Panamax and one Product tanker - with a total carrying capacity of approximately 5.2 million dwt. The Company also has three Product tankers that are chartered-in with options to purchase the vessels. The Company controls tonnage totaling 5.3 million dwt, including the owned fleet and the chartered-in fleet.
Globus is a global provider of seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, including coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina and other dry bulk cargoes along worldwide shipping routes. Currently the Company's subsidiaries own and operate five vessels with a weighted average age of 4.2 years (as of March 31, 2011) and a total carrying capacity of 319,913 DWT. Globus has contracted to acquire two dry bulk vessels to be delivered during the third quarter of 2011.
Goldenport is an international shipping company that owns and operates a fleet of twenty-six container and dry bulk vessels that transport cargo worldwide. The fleet consists of twelve container vessels (including one new-build vessel with delivery scheduled for 2011) and fourteen dry bulk carriers (including one new-build vessel with delivery scheduled for 2011). Goldenport is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker GPRT.
Hellenic Carriers Limited manages through Hellenic Shipmanagement Corp. a fleet of dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina, and other dry bulk cargoes worldwide. Currently the fleet consists of six vessels, comprising four Panamaxes, one Supramax and one Handymax with an aggregate carrying capacity of 372,761 dwt.