The loan facility will be used to finance up to 60% of the fair market value of six Ultramax dry bulk vessels (SBI Orion, SBI Hyperion, SBI Tethys, SBI Hercules, SBI Samson and SBI Phoenix).
The loan facility has a final maturity date of five years from signing date and bears interest at LIBOR plus a margin of 2.35% per annum. This loan facility, which is expected to close within October 2018, would increase the company’s liquidity by approximately $28.0 million after repayment of the vessels’ existing debt. The terms and conditions are similar to those set forth in the Company’s existing credit facilities and the loan facility is subject to customary conditions precedent and the execution of definitive documentation.
Scorpio Bulkers is a provider of marine transportation of dry bulk commodities.