Diana Shipping Fixes Danae with Phaethon

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

February 5, 2019

M/v Danae. Pic: Diana Shipping Inc

M/v Danae. Pic: Diana Shipping Inc

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Phaethon International Company AG, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Danae.

The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said that the gross charter rate is US$8,100 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 11 months to maximum 14 months. The charter is expected to commence later today.

The “Danae” is a 75,106 dwt Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2001.

This employment is anticipated to generate approximately US$2.67 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the time charter.

Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 48 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 14 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax and 20 Panamax). As of today, the combined carrying capacity of the Company’s fleet is approximately 5.7 million dwt with a weighted average age of 9.23 years.

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