ATHENS, GREECE–SHIP, (Marketwired) – Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “Seanergy”) ( NASDAQ : SHIP ), announced today that on May 31, 2017 it took delivery of the M/V Partnership, a 179,213 dwt Capesize dry bulk vessel, built in 2012 by Hyundai in South Korea. The Company entered into the agreement to acquire the M/V Partnership in April 2017. The Company funded the gross purchase price of $32.65 million by a secured loan facility from a European bank and from financing arrangements with the Company’s sponsor.
Stamatis Tsantanis, Seanergy’s CEO, commented: “We are pleased to take delivery of another modern Capesize vessel. We remain committed to expanding our quality fleet in the Capesize segment, which we strongly believe represents the best fundamentals in the dry bulk industry. We will continue to actively pursue accretive acquisition opportunities of quality Capesize vessels with an aim of increasing value for our shareholders.”
Following this delivery the Company owns a modern fleet of eleven dry bulk carriers, consisting of nine Capesizes and two Supramaxes, with a combined cargo-carrying capacity of approximately 1,682,582 dwt and an average fleet age of about 8.1 years:
|Vessel Name||Vessel Class||Capacity (dwt)||Year Built||Yard|
|Guardianship||Supramax||56,884||2011||CSC Jinling Shipyard|
|Gladiatorship||Supramax||56,819||2010||CSC Jinling Shipyard|
|Total / Average||1,682,582||8.1 years|
About Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. is an international shipping company that provides marine dry bulk transportation services through the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels. The Company currently owns a modern fleet of eleven dry bulk carriers, consisting of nine Capesizes and two Supramaxes, with a combined cargo-carrying capacity of approximately 1,682,582 dwt and an average fleet age of about 8.1 years.
The Company is incorporated in the Marshall Islands with executive offices in Athens, Greece and an office in Hong Kong. The Company’s common shares and class A warrants trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols “SHIP” and “SHIPW,” respectively.
Please visit our company website at: www.seanergymaritime.com
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