ATHENS, Greece, Oct. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to acquire a newly-built Post-Panamax dry bulk carrier of 98,704 dwt, built by Tsuneishi Group (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding Inc., from a third party seller for a purchase price of US$24.6 million. The vessel, to be named "Polymnia", is expected to be delivered from the yard to the Company by the sellers by the end of November 2012.
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire A Newly-Built Post-Panamax Dry Bulk Carrier
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