ATHENS, Greece, April 5, 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 it has entered into a time charter contract with Rio Tinto Shipping Pty, Ltd., Melbourne, Australia, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, for one of its Panamax dry bulk carriers, the m/v Melia. The gross charter rate is US$9,700 per day, minus a 3.75% commission paid to third parties, for a period of about eleven (11) months to maximum thirteen (13) months. The charter is expected to commence on April 16, 2013.
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract For M/V Melia With Rio Tinto
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