Athens, Greece - September 16, 2020
Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2006-built vessel “Coronis”, with delivery to the buyer latest by January 20, 2021, for a sale price of US$7.1 million before commissions.
Upon completion of the aforementioned sale, Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet will consist of 39 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 13 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax and 12 Panamax).
As of today, the combined carrying capacity of the Company’s fleet, including the m/v Coronis, is approximately 5.0 million dwt with a weighted average age of 9.95 years.
A table describing the current Diana Shipping Inc. fleet can be found on the Company’s website, www.dianashippinginc.com. Information contained on the Company’s website does not constitute a part of this press release.
About the Company
Diana Shipping Inc. is a global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of dry bulk vessels.
The Company’s vessels are employed primarily on medium to long-term time charters and transport a range of dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes.
The 2006-built panamax bulk carrier “Coronis”. Image by Diana Shipping Inc.
Diana Shipping Inc. press release