ATHENS, Greece, Dec. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, announced that on December 20, 2012 it signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to acquire a new-building Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier of 82,131 dwt, built by Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan, from an unaffiliated third party seller for a purchase price of US$26.5 million. The vessel, to be named "Myrto", is expected to be delivered to the Company by the sellers at the end of January 2013.
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces The Acquisition Of A New-Building Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Carrier
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