Diana Shipping announces delivery of the ultramax dry bulk vessel m/v DSI Polaris

November 11 2022 Print This Article

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and bareboat charter-in of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has taken delivery of the m/v DSI Polaris (formerly “STH Oslo”), a 2018 built Ultramax dry bulk vessel of 60,404 dwt.

The vessel is one of nine modern Ultramax dry bulk vessels that the Company entered into an agreement to purchase in August 2022.

Including the newly delivered m/v DSI Polaris, Diana Shipping Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 38 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 11 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 6 Kamsarmax, 8 Panamax and 4 Ultramax). The Company also expects to take delivery of 5 Ultramax dry bulk vessels in the fourth quarter of 2022. As of today, the combined carrying capacity of our fleet, excluding the 5 Ultramax dry bulk vessels not yet delivered, is approximately 4.6 million dwt with a weighted average age of 10.23 years.