2017 June 1 11:44
Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, has taken delivery of the m/v Electra (formerly “Grain May”), a 2013 built Post-Panamax dry bulk vessel of 87,150 dwt that the Company entered into an agreement to purchase in April 2017.
Including the newly delivered m/v Electra, Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 51 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 14 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax and 23 Panamax). As of today, the combined carrying capacity of Diana Shipping fleet is approximately 5.9 million dwt with a weighted average age of 7.83 years.
About Diana Shipping
Diana Shipping Inc. is a global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of dry bulk vessels. 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.