THIS AGREEMENT with effect from this 1st day of September 2010 by and between DRYSHIPS INC. a
Marshall Islands corporation having its registered office at Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake
Island, Majuro, Marshall Islands MH96960 (the “Company”) and VIVID FINANCE LIMITED a company
having its registered office at 10 Skopa Street, Nicosia, Cyprus (the “Consultant”).
BY WHICH, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements set forth herein, the parties hereto agree
1. The Company. The Company has been engaged directly or through subsidiaries in the ownership, operation
and management of cargo vessels trading worldwide. The common shares of the Company are quoted on
NASDAQ Global Markets and as such the Company is subject to U.S. securities laws and regulations.
2. Engagement. The Company hereby engages the Consultant to act as consultant on matters of financing for
the Company and for any affiliates, subsidiaries or holding companies (the “Affiliates”) as directed by the
Company, and to provide the services set forth herein below to this Agreement (the “Services”) as defined in the
Scope of Works and the Consultant hereby accepts such engagement.
3. SCOPE OF WORKS
The Consultant shall provide consulting services related to:
(i) Identifying, sourcing, negotiating and arranging new loan and credit facilities with lenders/financial
(ii) Raising equity or debt in the public capital markets
(iii) Identifying, sourcing, negotiating and arranging interest rate swaps agreements, foreign currency contracts
and forward exchange contracts.
(iv) Renegotiating existing loan facilities, bonds etc.
In consideration of such services the Consultant shall receive fee of twenty basis points (0.20%) on the total
The Consultant shall provide its services, using all its experience, resources and due diligence. The Consultant
undertakes to use all rea