ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the Company, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, took delivery of the m/v "Myrto", a 82,131 dwt newly built Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier that the Company entered into an agreement to purchase in December 2012. As previously announced, the m/v "Myrto" is time chartered to Cargill International S.A., Geneva, at a gross charter rate of US$9,000 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum eighteen (18) months to maximum twenty-four (24) months. The charter is expected to commence later today.
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery Of The Newly Built Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Carrier M/V Myrto And Commencement Of Time Charter Contract With Cargill
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