Updated from 11:40 a.m. EST

Shipping stocks were mixed Tuesday as the broader market tried in vain to stay in the green.

  • DryShips (DRYS) shares were lately down 6.7% to $2.79 after the company announced updates regarding the sale of two vessels.
  • Eagle Bulk Shipping (GNK) shares were down 6% to $2.96 a day after posting a fourth-quarter profit that met Street expectations.
  • Genco Shipping (GNK) was down 4.8% to $9.04.
  • Excel Maritime (EXM) was up 3.8% to $3.29.
  • Diana Shipping (DSX) was up 4.8% to $10.64.
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