Euroseas Ltd, a Greece-based shipping company, took delivery of its newbuilding Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier Xenia and entered into a two-year time charter for its container carrier Evridiki G.
The M/V Xenia was delivered from the China-based Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co. on February 26. Xenia is an “eco” design Kamsarmax fuel efficient bulker with a carrying capacity of 82,000 dwt.
Xenia is an "eco" design Kamsarmax fuel efficient drybulk carrier with a carrying capacity of 82,000 dwt. The M/V Xenia has commenced a time charter contract until January 2020 at a gross daily rate of $14,100 with a charterer's option to extend the charter for one additional year at a gross daily rate of $14,350.
The Company also announced today that it has entered into a time charter contract for the container vessel, Evridiki G, at a gross daily rate of $11,000 for a period of two years. The M/V Evridiki G is an Intermediate container carrier with a cargo capacity of 2,556 teu.
The Company has also signed contracts for the construction of two Ultramax (63,500 dwt) fuel efficient drybulk carriers and one Kamsarmax (82,000 dwt) fuel efficient drybulk carrier. Including the three new-buildings, the total cargo capacity of the Company's drybulk vessels will be 560,272 dwt.
Euroseas is owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes.
The Company has a fleet of 12 vessels, including 1 Kamsarmax drybulk carrier, 3 Panamax drybulk carriers and 1 Handymax drybulk carrier, 2 Intermediate containerships, 3 Handysize containerships, and 2 Feeder containerships. Euroseas 5 drybulk carriers have a total cargo capacity of 351,272 dwt, and its 7 containerships have a cargo capacity of 11,828 teu.