Diana Shipping Announces Sale of Panamax Vessel m/v Thetis

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Diana Shipping Inc. on Friday announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2004-built vessel “Thetis”, with delivery to the buyer latest by July 31, 2019, for a sale price of USD 6.4 million before commissions.

Upon completion of the aforementioned, Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet will consist of 44 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 14 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax and 16 Panamax).

As of today, the combined carrying capacity of the Company’s fleet, including the m/v Thetis, is approximately 5.5 million dwt with a weighted average age of 9.27 years.

Sea News, June 17