SOURCE: Globus Maritime Limited

Globus Maritime Limited

September 15, 2011 09:18 ET

Globus Maritime Announces the Delivery of the Supramax "Sun Globe," Expanding Fleet to Seven Vessels

ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus" or the "Company"), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced that it has taken delivery of the M/V "Sun Globe," a 2007-built Supramax dry bulk carrier it acquired for a purchase price of $30.3 million, which the Company had previously announced in March 2011.

The M/V "Sun Globe" was built at the Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Cebu yard and has a carrying capacity of 58,790 DWT. Following delivery, the vessel will continue her deployment under a time charter to Cosco Qingdao at the gross daily rate of $16,000 until (min) January / (max) March 2015.

Following this acquisition, the fleet of Globus comprises of seven modern dry bulk carriers with a total carrying capacity of 452,886 DWT and a weighted average age of 4.8 years as of September 15, 2011.

About Globus Maritime Limited
Globus is an integrated dry bulk shipping company that provides marine transportation services worldwide and presently owns, operates and manages a fleet of dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina and other dry bulk cargoes internationally. Globus' subsidiaries own seven vessels with a total carrying capacity of 452,886 DWT.

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Contact Information

  • For further information please contact:

    Globus Maritime Limited
    Geoge Karageorgiou
    President and CEO
    +30 210 960 8300
    info@globusmaritime.gr

    Capital Link - New York
    Nicolas Bornozis
    Matthew Abenante
    +1 212 661 7566
    globus@capitallink.com