DryShips Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter 2016

Athens, Greece - February 7, 2017

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS), or DryShips or the Company, a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016.

Updated Key Information as of February 7, 2017:

- Cash and cash equivalents about $243.0 million, (or $6.70 per share)

- Book value of Vessels, net about $95.3 million

- 3rd Party Loans about $16.5 million

- Sifnos Loan Facility balance about $142.9 million

- Sifnos Loan available liquidity about $57.1 million

- Number of Shares Outstanding 36,253,866

George Economou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented: “We are pleased to have put 2016 behind us. Having now restored our balance sheet and successfully raised over $300 million in new equity in the last 12 months, DryShips is in a unique position to opportunistically acquire vessels at prices close to historic lows.”

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