Movers and SHAKERS
Genco Shipping (GNK)
Looking Beyond Seasonal Dips Toward High Dividends
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, incorporated on September 27, 2004, transports iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other drybulk cargoes along shipping routes through the ownership and operation of drybulk carrier vessels. The Company is engaged in the ocean transportation of drybulk cargoes around the world through the ownership and operation of drybulk carrier vessels. As of December 31, 2016, its fleet consisted of 61 drybulk carriers, including 13 Capesize, six Panamax, four Ultramax, 21 Supramax, two Handymax and 15 Handysize drybulk carriers, with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 4,735,000 deadweight tons (dwt). Of the vessels in its fleet, 15 are on spot market-related time charters, and 27 are on fixed-rate time charter contracts. As of December 31, 2016, additionally, 19 of the vessels in its fleet were operating in vessel pools.
Poe Fratt, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Favorable Dry Bulk Market Outlook Intact, Albeit with Volatility. While overall TCE rates have dropped recently due to weather disruptions and seasonality and the forward cover is low, the outlook remains favorable. Volatility is likely to continue, and seasonality should be expected. At the same time, the order book remains muted, and the January 1, 2023 implementation of new carbon emission regulations (EEXI) could trigger slow steaming that effectively lowers supply.
Entering 2022 on Solid Footing and Well Positioned to Ramp Up Dividends. Several milestones were achieved over the past several years and the moves enhanced the competitive position moving into this year. The fleet renewal program improved the fleet profile, a global refinancing simplified the capital structure, and the shift in the capital allocation strategy to variable dividends should add ...
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