Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract


Diana Shipping Inc.  (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and bareboat charter-in of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Speed Logistics Marine Limited, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Selina, says a press release on their website.

Minimum scheduled period 

The gross charter rate is US$22,000 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period until minimum April 15, 2023 up to maximum June 20, 2023. 

The charter is expected to commence tomorrow.

The “Selina” is a 75,700 dwt Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2010.

The employment of “Selina” is anticipated to generate approximately US$6.56 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the time charter.

Carrying capacity capacity

Upon completion of the previously announced sale of one Capesize dry bulk vessel, the m/v Baltimore, Diana Shipping Inc.’s owned and bareboat chartered-in fleet will consist of 34 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 11 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 6 Kamsarmax and 8 Panamax).

As of today, the combined carrying capacity of our fleet, including the m/v Baltimore, is approximately 4.5 million dwt with a weighted average age of 10.38 years. A table describing the current Diana Shipping Inc. fleet can be found on the Company’s.

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Source: Diana Shipping


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