Diana Containerships Inc. container ship owners & operators report financial results in Q3 & first nine months trading in 2012.
Extracts from the report follow:
The company reported net income of $1.6 million for the third quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $2.7 million for the same period of 2011.
Time charter revenues were $14.6 million for the third quarter of 2012, compared to $9.7 million for the same period of 2011, mainly due to the increase in the number of vessels in the fleet following the delivery in February and March 2012 of the Cap San Marco (renamed Cap Domingo), Cap San Raphael (renamed Cap Doukato), APL Sardonyx and APL Spinel.
Net income to Diana Containerships Inc. for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 amounted to $5.7 million, compared to net income of $2.3 million for the same period of 2011. Time charter revenues were $42.0 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2012, compared to $17.2 million for the same period in 2011.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer’s Comments “Our performance during this quarter reflects our successful efforts to build a solid business, with the capacity to pursue opportunities in the containership sector and to deliver strong financial performance relative to the current market environment and long-term shareholder value. Through our efforts to grow our fleet, including the newly-delivered m/v APL Garnet, we now have a fleet of 10 vessels – a significant increase over the two vessels we owned at the end of 2010. The growth of our fleet contributed to a dramatic rise in revenues and solid earnings for the third quarter of 2012.