Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specialising in the ownership and bareboat charter-in of dry bulk vessels has announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with ASL Bulk Marine Limited for one of its Ultramax dry bulk vessels, the m/v DSI Pyxis. The gross charter rate is US$ 14 250/d, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period until minimum October 10, 2024 up to maximum December 10, 2024. The charter commenced on September 24, 2023.
The “DSI Pyxis” is a 60 362 dwt Ultramax dry bulk vessel built in 2018.
The company also announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with ST Shipping and Transport Pte. Ltd., for one of its Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Maia. The gross charter rate is US$13 500 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period until minimum June 15, 2024 up to maximum August 20, 2024. The charter commenced on September 23, 2023.
The “Maia” is a 82 193 dwt Kamsarmax dry bulk vessel built in 2009.
The employments of “DSI Pyxis” and “Maia” are anticipated to generate approximately US$8.91 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled periods of the time charters.
Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 41 dry bulk vessels: 4 Newcastlemax, 10 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 6 Kamsarmax, 7 Panamax and 9 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 10.48 years.
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