Greece’s Diana Shipping has fixed its capesize bulk carrier Semirio to SwissMarine Services on an 11- to 15-month timecharter at a rate of $4,800 per day, minus 5% commission.
The charter commenced on February 6 and is expected to generate $1.58m of gross revenue during the first 11 months, the NYSE-listed company.
The “Semirio” is a 174,261 dwt Capesize dry bulk vessel built in 2007.
This employment is anticipated to generate approximately US$1.58 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the time charter.
Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 43 dry bulk vessels (2 Newcastlemax, 14 Capesize, 3 Post-Panamax, 4 Kamsarmax and 20 Panamax). The Company also expects to take delivery of three Panamax dry bulk vessels by the end of March 2016, one new-building Newcastlemax dry bulk vessel during the third quarter of 2016, as well as one new-building Newcastlemax dry bulk vessel and one new-building Kamsarmax dry bulk vessel during the fourth quarter of 2016.