Diana Shipping Inc. (DSX) Q3 2011 Earnings Call November 23, 2011 9:00 AM ET Executives Edward Nebb – IR Advisor Simeon Palios – Chairman and CEO Anastasios Margaronis – President Andreas Michalopoulos – Chief Financial Officer Ioannis Zafirakis – Executive Vice President and Secretary Maria Dede – Chief Accounting Officer. Analysts Michael Webber – Wells Fargo Justin Yagerman – Deutsche Bank Gregory Lewis – Credit Suisse Group Fotis Giannakoulis – Morgan Stanley Sal Vitale – Sterne, Agee Gary Chase – Barclays Capital Michael Pak – Clarkson Capital Lambros Papaeconomou – NYFEX Asset Management PresentationOperator
Greetings. And welcome to the Diana Shipping Incorporated Third Quarter Conference Call and Webcast. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Edward Nebb, IR Advisor for Diana Shipping. Thank you Mr. Nebb, you may begin. Edward Nebb Thank you, Rob. Good morning or good afternoon all. Welcome to the Diana Shipping Incorporated 2011 third quarter conference call. The members of the management team who are with us today include Mr. Simeon Palios, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Mr. Anastasios Margaronis, President; Mr. Andreas Michalopoulos, Chief Financial Officer; Mr. Ioannis Zafirakis, Executive Vice President and Secretary; and Ms. Maria Dede, Chief Accounting Officer. Before management begins their remarks, let me briefly summarize the Safe Harbor notice, which you can see in its entirety in today’s news release. Certain statements made during this conference call, which are not statements of historical fact are forward looking and are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.