DryShips Inc. provides ocean transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and offshore deepwater drilling services. The company operates through Drybulk, Tanker, and Drilling segments. The Drybulk segment provides drybulk commodities transportation services for the steel, electric utility, construction, and agri-food industries. The Drilling segment offers ultra deep water drilling services. The Tanker segment provides transportation services of crude and refined petroleum cargoes. As of February 25, 2015, it owned a fleet of 39 drybulk carriers comprising 13 Capesize, 24 Panamax, and 2 Supramax carriers with a combined deadweight tonnage of approximately 4.3 million tons; 10 tankers, including 4 Suezmax and 6 Aframax tankers with a combined deadweight tonnage of approximately 1.3 million tons; and 13 offshore ultra deepwater drilling units comprising 2 ultra deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs and 11 ultra deepwater drillships. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Athens, Greece.