Shippers faced a headwind on Monday. Baltic Dry Index retreated 3 points or 0.211% to settle at 1,419.
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1) Safe Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SB) appointed Frank Sica and Konstantinos Adamopoulos as Class III directors during the annual shareholders’ meeting. Deloitte, Hadjipavlou and Sofianos & Cambanis S.A. were approved as independent auditors.
2) Prosafe SE bought a 20.6% stake in Floatel International Ltd on July 4 th . The price per share was NOK 16, and the company bought 19,924,066 shares.
3) Teekay Corp. (NYSE:TK) contracted with BG Norge Ltd . For Teekay’s FPSO unit. The delivery will take place in Q1 of 2014, and it will be used in an oil and gas field in the North Sea.
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