GLYFADA, Greece, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus”, the “Company”, “we” or “our”), (GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today today that it has signed two contracts for the construction and purchase of two fuel-efficient bulk carriers of approximately 64,000 DWT each. delivery during the third quarter of 2024 and the second expected during the fourth quarter of 2024. The total consideration for the construction of the two vessels is approximately $70.3 million, which the Company intends to finance, such as the new construction announced on May 10, 2022, with a combination of debt and cash, although the Company will continue to explore the best options at the time of the relevant financing.
Athanasios Feidakis, President and CEO of Globus, said:
“We are pleased to announce the order of our second and third new Ultramax vessels from a reputable shipbuilder. On a regular basis, we continue to strive for improved shareholder value and growth. Our new vessels are designed with what we believe to be high technological standards, giving us confidence that vessels should be better equipped to meet the challenges of our industry.
About Globus Maritime Limited
Globus is an integrated dry bulk shipping company that provides shipping services worldwide and currently owns, operates and manages a fleet of nine dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina and other dry bulk cargoes internationally. . Globus subsidiaries own and operate nine vessels with a total carrying capacity of 626,257 DWT and a weighted average age of 10.4 years as of March 31, 2022.
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