Maroussi, Greece - January 15, 2020
Pyxis Tankers Inc. (NASDAQ Cap Mkts: PXS), (the “Company” or “Pyxis Tankers”), an emerging growth pure play product tanker company, today announced that it has completed the sale of the Pyxis Delta, a 2006-built 46,616 dwt product tanker. The sale proceeds will be used to repay outstanding indebtedness secured by the vessel and for general corporate purposes.
Valentios Valentis, our Chairman and CEO commented:
“This transaction furthers our operating strategy to focus on modern eco-MR tankers and reflects a more efficient allocation of capital resources to improve our financial condition. We are well-positioned to generate significant cash flows from an improving market primarily due our staggered time charters and our continued cost discipline. We continue to be optimistic about the prospects for the product tanker sector, and this sale enhances our financial flexibility to take advantage of potential growth opportunities.”
About Pyxis Tankers Inc.
We currently own a modern fleet of five tankers engaged in seaborne transportation of refined petroleum products and other bulk liquids. We are focused on growing our fleet of medium range product tankers, which provide operational flexibility and enhanced earnings potential due to their “eco” features and modifications. We are positioned to opportunistically expand and maximize our fleet due to competitive cost structure, strong customer relationships and an experienced management team whose interests are aligned with those of its shareholders. For more information, visit: http://www.pyxistankers.com. Information contained in the Company website does not constitute part of this press release.
Pyxis Tankers Inc., press release