Paragon Shipping Inc. (NYSE: PRGN) entered into a fixed rate time charter agreement
for its Panamax Vessel, M/V Coral Seas, with Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. The M/V Coral Seas, a 2006 build, 74,477 dwt Panamax bulkcarrier, has been fixed to Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. for a period of 23 to 25 months at a gross daily rate of $12,000. In addition, the Charterers have an option to extend the charter period for an additional 11 to 13 months at a gross daily rate of $14,500. As a result, the Company’s fixed revenue days have now increased to 89% from 84% in 2012, to 66% from 59% in 2013 and to 37% from 30% in 2014 based on latest redelivery dates.