DryShips Inc. provides seaborne dry cargo and offshore support services. The company operates through Drybulk and Offshore Support segments. The Drybulk segment provides drybulk commodities transportation services for the steel, electric utility, construction, and agri-food industries. The Offshore Support segment offers its services to the global offshore energy industry. As of January 20, 2017, it owned a fleet of 13 Panamax drybulk carriers with a combined deadweight tonnage of approximately 1.0 million tons; and 6 offshore supply vessels comprising 2 platform supply and 4 oil spill recovery vessels, as well as 1 very large gas carrier newbuilding. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Athens, Greece.