DryShips Inc. owns and operates ocean going cargo vessels worldwide. It operates through two segments, Drybulk and Offshore Support. The Drybulk segment offers drybulk commodities transportation services for the steel, electric utility, construction, and agri-food industries. The Offshore Support segment provides its services to the global offshore energy industry. As of March 10, 2017, the company owned a fleet of 13 Panamax drybulk carriers with a combined deadweight tonnage of approximately 1.0 million tons; 1 very large crude carrier and 1 Aframax tanker newbuilding; 2 very large gas carrier newbuildings; and 6 offshore support vessels comprising 2 platform supply and 4 oil spill recovery vessels. DryShips Inc. was founded in 2004 and is based in Athens, Greece.