Diana Announces Sale of Panamax Dry Bulk Vessel

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Diana Shipping, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2001-built vessel “Alcyon”, with delivery to the buyer latest by January 7, 2019, for a sale price of US$7.45 million before commissions.

The Company also announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has agreed to extend the present time charter contract with Ausca Shipping Limited, Hong Kong, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Oceanis. The gross charter rate is US$10,350 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period until minimum January 1, 2020 up to maximum March 31, 2020. The new charter period is expected to commence on November 16, 2018. The m/v Oceanis is currently chartered, as previously announced, at a gross charter rate of US$7,000 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties.

The “Oceanis” is a 75,211 dwt Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2001.

Additionally, the Company 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 Pamanax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Clio. The gross charter rate is US$10,600 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum ten (10) months to maximum thirteen (13) months. The charter commenced on November 10, 2018. The m/v Clio was chartered, as previously announced, to Phaethon International Company AG, at a gross charter rate of US$8,550 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties.

The “Clio” is a 73,691 dwt Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2005.

The employment extension of “Oceanis” as well as the employment of “Clio” are anticipated to generate approximately US$7.37 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the time charters.

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