Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v New York With SwissMarine
Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and bareboat charter-in of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with SwissMarine Pte. Ltd., Singapore, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v New York. The gross charter rate is US$16,000 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period until minimum October 1, 2024 up to maximum December 7, 2024. The charter is expected to commence on June 11, 2023.
The “New York” is a 177,773 dwt Capesize dry bulk vessel built in 2010.
The employment of “New York” is anticipated to generate approximately US$7.54 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the time charter.
Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 42 dry bulk vessels: 4 Newcastlemax, 10 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 6 Kamsarmax, 7 Panamax and 10 Ultramax (including a partial interest through a joint venture arrangement in one Ultramax). As of today, the combined carrying capacity of the Company’s fleet is approximately 4.7 million dwt with a weighted average age of 10.13 years.
Source: Diana Shipping Inc.