Diana Shipping Sells Thetis
Diana Shipping, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement to sell the 2004-built Panamax bulker m/v Thetis to an undisclosed buyer.
The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said that the delivery of Thetis to the buyer is scheduled for latest by July 31, 2019. The sale price is US$6.4 million before commissions.
Upon completion of the aforementioned, Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet will consist of 44 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 14 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax and 16 Panamax).
As of today, the combined carrying capacity of the Company’s fleet, including the m/v Thetis, is approximately 5.5 million dwt with a weighted average age of 9.27 years.
Diana Shipping'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.