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January 25, 2013
08:51 EDTDSXDiana Shipping announces delivery of Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier, time charter
Diana Shipping announced that the company, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, took delivery of the m/v "Myrto", a 82,131 dwt newly built Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier that the company entered into an agreement to purchase in December 2012. As previously announced, the m/v "Myrto" is time chartered to Cargill International S.A., Geneva, at a gross charter rate of $9,000 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum eighteen months to maximum twenty-four months. This employment is anticipated to generate approximately $4.86M of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the charter.
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April 13, 2015
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07:38 EDTDSXDiana Shipping upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
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April 9, 2015
08:19 EDTDSXDiana Shipping announces continuation of time charter for m/v Atalandi
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April 8, 2015
11:41 EDTDSXFly Watch: Analyst sees dry bulk shippers poised to rebound
The shares of dry bulk shippers have reached 30 year lows, primarily due to weak Chinese demand for commodities, research firm Stifel wrote in a note to investors yesterday. However, market conditions have bottomed and dry bulk charter rates should begin to rise in coming months, lifting the stocks in the sector, the firm believes. WHAT'S NEW: The dry bulk shipping market appears to have begun to bottom and should rebound as demand for iron ore and coal increase throughout 2015, Stifel analyst Benjamin Noal wrote. Also likely to boost the sector are an "excellent" grain harvest and a recovery in bauxite and nickel cargoes, the analyst stated. Moreover, a number of dry bulk shipping companies are undervalued due to the depressed market, added the analyst, who kept Buy ratings on the following dry bulk shipping companies: Diana Shipping (DSX), Navios Maritime (NM), Scorpio Bulkers (SALT), and Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK). PRICE ACTION: In late morning trading, Diana Shipping rose 0.2% to $6.17, Star Bulk rose 0.6% to $3.68, Navios was little changed at $4.10, and Scorpio Bulkers fell 3% to $2.17.

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