Whollyowned Subsidiary News

16 Jan 2020

Diana Shipping Fixes Astarte with Aquavita

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Diana Shipping through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Aquavita International S.A., for one of its Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Astarte.According a press release from the global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,  the gross charter rate is US$11,750 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 14 months to about 16 months. The charter is expected to commence on January 18…

09 Jan 2020

Diana Shipping Fixes Ismene with Phaethon

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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 Ismene.According to a press note from the global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, the gross charter rate is US$10,800 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 13 months to about fifteen 15 months.The charter is expected to commence on January 11…

29 Dec 2019

Diana Shipping Sells Calipso

Calipso. Image: Diana Shipping Inc.

Diana Shipping announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to sell the 2005-built vessel Calipso to an unaffiliated third party.According to the global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, the vessel, which is sold for a sale price of US$7.275 million before commissions, is scheduled to be delivered to the unnamed buyer by the end of January.The Greek dry bulk owner has been selling its panamaxes for the last year and Calipso is the nineth in the row.Upon completion of the aforementioned sale…

17 Dec 2019

Diana Shipping Fixes Santa Barbara with Pacbulk

Santa Barbara. Image: Diana Shipping Inc

Diana Shipping  announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Pacbulk Shipping Pte. Ltd., Singapore, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v Santa Barbara.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said that the gross charter rate is US$17,250 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum twelve (months to maximum fourteen months.The charter is expected to commence on December 27…

03 Dec 2019

Diana Shipping Wins Ausca, Koch Charters

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Diana Shipping  announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Ausca Shipping Limited, Hong Kong, for one of its Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Myrsini.According to the global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, the gross charter rate is US$11,500 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 13 months to about 15 months. The charter is expected to commence on December 4…

26 Nov 2019

Performance Shipping Adds Aframax Tanker

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The global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of vessels, Performance Shipping has announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has taken delivery of the m/t Briolette (formerly Maersk Jamnagar).The containerships and tanker vessels said in a press releases that it had entered into an agreement to purchase the 2011-built Aframax tanker vessel of 104,588 dwt in June 2019. Including the newly delivered m/t Briolette, Performance…

22 Nov 2019

Diana Shipping Announces T/C Contracts

Diana Shipping Inc. has announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Oldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co. KG, Lübeck, Germany, for one of its Post-Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Electra. The gross charter rate is US$10,250 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum eleven (11) months to maximum thirteen (13) months. The charter commenced earlier today.The “Electra” is a 87,150 dwt Post-Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2013.The company also 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 Protefs.

20 Nov 2019

Cargill Extends Diana Shipping Charter

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Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has agreed to extend the present time charter contract with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, for one of its Post-Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Polymnia.According to the global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,  the gross charter rate is US$11,000 per day, minus a 4.75% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum eleven months to about thirteen months.The new charter period commenced on November 15…

14 Nov 2019

Diana Shipping Fixes Medusa with Cargill

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Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, for one of its Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Medusa.The gross charter rate is US$11,000 per day, minus a 4.75% commission paid to third parties, for a period of about 11 months to maximum 13 months, said the global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels.The new charter period is expected to commence on November 15…

07 Nov 2019

Diana Shipping Sells Panamax Bulker

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Diana Shipping announced that it has signed through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2005-built vessel “Clio”.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said that the delivery to the buyer is expected latest by November 29, 2019. The sale price of of Clio is US$7.4 million before commissions, it said.Upon completion of the aforementioned sale, Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet will consist of 42 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax…

20 Oct 2019

Castor Maritime Acquires Third Panamax Bulker

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Cyprus-based dry bulk shipping company Castor Maritime has acquired its third Panamax dry bulk carrier for $10.2mln.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry-bulk vessels informed that through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into an agreement to purchase a 2005 Japan built Panamax dry bulk carrier from a third party  in which a family member of Castor’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer has an interest.The acquisition…

13 Oct 2019

Diana Shipping Inks TC with Al Ghurair

Polymnia. Image: Diana Shipping Inc

Greek dry bulk owner Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Al Ghurair Resources International L.L.C., Dubai, for one of its Post-Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Polymnia.According to a press release from the global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, the gross charter rate is US$14,500 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 12 months to about 14 months.The charter is expected to commence on October 23, 2019, it said.

10 Oct 2019

MISC Secures ExxonMobil LNG Tanker Contract

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MISC Berhad (MISC) through its wholly-owned subsidiaries have secured agreements with Exxon Mobil Corporation’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SeaRiver Maritime LLC (SeaRiver) for the time charter contracts of two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers.Each of the LNG carriers will respectively serve the transportation needs of ExxonMobil’s worldwide LNG portfolio on a 15-year charter contract.Prior to this, MISC, through the same subsidiaries have also signed an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) for the construction of the LNG carriers in Korea.

29 Sep 2019

Keppel Sells Logistics Units to Sinotrans

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Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation (Keppel T&T) has entered into agreements to divest its entire stakes in Keppel Logistics (Foshan) Co (KLF) and Keppel Logistics (Hong Kong) to Sinoway Shipping, a subsidiary of Sinotrans Limited, for about S$39 million.Expected to be completed in 2019, the proposed divestments are in line with Keppel T&T's strategy to unlock value and recycle capital, allowing the company more flexibility to pursue other opportunities.Thomas Pang, CEO of Keppel T&T…

27 Aug 2019

Performance Shipping Sells a Panamax

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Greece-headquartered shipping transportation services company Performance Shipping announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party a panamax container vessel.According to the NASDAQ-listed company the 2005-built vessel “Pamina” will be delivered to the buyer latest by November 15, 2019.The sale price of US$9.125 million before commissions, said the global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of vessels.Upon completion of the aforementioned sale…

05 Aug 2019

Performance Shipping Adds Tanker to Fleet

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Greece-based Performance Shipping Inc. announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has taken delivery of the m/t Blue Moon.The 2011-built Aframax tanker vessel of 104,623 dwt was formerly “Maersk Jeddah”, said the global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of vessels.Including the newly delivered m/t Blue Moon, Performance Shipping Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 4 container vessels (2 Post-Panamax and 2 Panamax) and 1 Aframax…

17 Jul 2019

Diana Shipping Fixes Selina with Ausca

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Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Ausca Shipping Limited, Hong Kong, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Selina.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, said that the gross charter rate is US$11,750 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum seven months to maximum nine months.The charter commenced on July 15…

01 Jul 2019

Diana Shipping Fixes Atalandi with Uniper

M/v Atalandi. Pic: Diana Shipping Inc.

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Uniper Global Commodities SE, Düsseldorf, for one of its Ice Class Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Atalandi.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said that the gross charter rate is US$12,250 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 11 months to about 13 months. The charter is expected to commence on July 7…

30 May 2019

Diana Shipping Fixes m/v Leto with Uniper

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Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Uniper Global Commodities SE, Düsseldorf, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Leto.The shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, the gross charter rate is US$13,000 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 11 months to maximum 13 months.The charter is expected to commence on May 31, 2019.

05 Jun 2019

Diana Shipping Fixes P. S. Palios with SwissMarine

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Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with SwissMarine Services S.A., Geneva, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v P. S. Palios.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said in a press release that the gross charter rate is US$17,500 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of about eight months to about nine months.The charter commenced earlier today. The m/v P. S. Palios was chartered, as previously announced, to Koch Shipping Pte.

14 Jun 2019

Diana Shipping Sells Thetis

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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…

10 Jun 2019

Diana Shipping Signs Charter Contracts

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Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Singapore Marine Pte. Ltd., Singapore, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v New York.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said in a press release that the gross charter rate is US$15,500 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 17 months to about 19 months. The charter commenced on June 7…

27 Jun 2019

Diana Shipping Fixes Semirio with Cargill

Semirio. Photo courtesy:  Diana Shipping Inc

Diana Shipping  announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v Semirio.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels said in a press release that the gross charter rate is US$16,000 per day, minus a 4.75% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 15 months to maximum 18 months. The charter is expected to commence on July 1, 2019.The “Semirio” is a 174,261 dwt Capesize dry bulk vessel built in 2007.

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