Formal notice of the Annual Meeting and the Company’s proxy statement are expected to be sent to shareholders on or about Wednesday, August 10, 2011.
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 9 offshore ultra deepwater drilling units, comprising of 2 ultra deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs and 7 ultra deepwater drillships, 4 of which remain to be delivered to Ocean Rig UDW Inc. during 2011 and 2013. DryShips owns a fleet of 37 drybulk carriers (including newbuildings), comprising 9 Capesize, 26 Panamax and 2 Supramax, with a combined deadweight tonnage of over 3.4 million tons, and 12 tankers (including newbuildings), comprising 6 Suezmax and 6 Aframax, with a combined deadweight tonnage of over 1.6 million tons.
DryShips’ common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market where it trades under the symbol “DRYS.” Visit the Company’s website at www.dryships.com.
DryShips Inc. press release