Seanergy Announces New Time Charter Agreement and New
Seanergy Ad New on-time charter agreement
and New financing agreement $ 30.9 million
Juis lying 14, 2021 – Glyfada, Greece – Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “Seanergy”) (NASDAQ: SHIP) today announced that, taking advantage of current market conditions, it has repaired another of its Capesize vessels, the M / V Worldship, as part of a fixed-time (“T / C”) charter with a leading US commodity trading company, which is already one of the Company’s charterers.
In addition, Seanergy successfully completed the financing of two of its new acquisitions, the Capesize built in 2012. M / V Hellasboat and the 2010-built Patriotism M / V (the “Ships”) through a sale-leaseback agreement with a major Chinese financial institution.
On-time charter agreement for M / V Worldship
the M / V Worldship was set on a T / C with a leading US commodity trading company, at a gross daily rate of $ 31,750 for a period of approximately 12 to 16 months. The T / C should start immediately after the M / V World shipnext delivery of, which is scheduled for August 2021.
Financing of the The M / V Hellasship and the M / V Patriotship
The vessels have been sold and chartered on a bareboat basis for a period of five years and the amount of combined financing is $ 30.9 million and the applicable interest rate is LIBOR + 3.50%. After the second anniversary of the bareboat charter, the company has continued options to buy back the vessels while at the end of the 5 year bareboat charter period, it has the option to buy back both vessels for 15 , $ 3 million in total.
Stamatis Tsantanis, the company Chairman and CEO, said:
“I am very happy to announce these important transactions for our Company. The debt financing we have secured so far for our recent vessel acquisitions is competitively priced and prudently structured, resulting in low breakeven rates which enhance our significant cash flow generation capacity. of available cash.
On the charter front, we are taking advantage of the current high rate environment to increase exposure to fixed rate T / Cs. the M/ V Worldship is the second vessel to be deployed in a T / C for longer than 12 months and at a fixed rate above $ 30,000 / day. Repeat business with our existing charterers affirms the operational and commercial excellence of our Capesize fleet. Following the delivery of M / V Worldship for its charterer, 93% percent of our fleet will be employed in medium and long term charters.
The consistent implementation of our strategy until 2021 brings significant value to the Company. We continue to explore partnerships and opportunities to further increase value for our shareholders. “
Company Fleash on a fully delivered basis and following the sale of M / V Leadership:
|Name of vessel||Ship size class||Capacity (DWT)||Year of construction||Court||Equipped washer||Type of employment|
|Partnership||Capesize||179,213||2012||Hyundai||Yes||T / C index linked|
|Championship||Capesize||179,238||2011||Sungdong||Yes||T / C index linked|
|Lordship||Capesize||178,838||2010||Hyundai||Yes||T / C index linked|
|Prime Minister||Capesize||170,024||2010||Sungdong||Yes||T / C index linked|
|Squireship||Capesize||170,018||2010||Sungdong||Yes||T / C index linked|
|Chivalry||Capesize||178,978||2010||Hyundai||Yes||T / C index linked|
|Glory||Capesize||171,314||2004||Hyundai||No||T / C index linked|
|Camaraderie||Capesize||179,701||2010||Daewoo||No||T / C index linked|
|Genie||Capesize||170,058||2010||Sungdong||No||T / C index linked|
|Hellasship||Capesize||181,325||2012||Imabari||No||T / C index linked|
|Flagship||Capesize||176,387||2013||Mitsui Engineering||No||T / C index linked|
|Patriotism||Capesize||181,709||2010||Saijo – Imabari||Yes||Fixed rate T / C – $ 31,000 / day|
|Trade||Capesize||176,925||2006||Namura Shipbuilding||No||T / C index linked|
|Happiness||Capesize||177,536||2005||Mitsui Engineering||No||Travel / Spot|
|World ship *||Capesize||181,415||2012||Japanese shipyard||Yes||Fixed rate T / C -31 $ 750 / day|
|Friendship **||Capesize||176,952||2009||Japanese shipyard||No||N / A|
|Total / Average age||2 829 631||11.4|
* Delivery scheduled for August 2021
** Delivery expected by July 2021
About Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. is the only owner of pure and simple Capesize listed on the stock exchange in the United States. Seanergy provides dry bulk shipping services through a modern fleet of Capesize vessels. On a fully delivered basis, the Company’s operating fleet will consist of 16 Capesize vessels with an average age of 11.4 years and a total carrying capacity of approximately 2,829,631 dwt.
The Company is incorporated in the Marshall Islands and has executive offices in Glyfada, Greece. The Company’s common shares trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “SHIP”, its Class A warrants under “SHIPW” and its Class B warrants under “SHIPZ”.
Please visit our company website at: www.seanergymaritime.com.
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