Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Uniper Global Commodities SE, Düsseldorf, for one of its Ice Class Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Atalandi.
The gross charter rate is US$9,300 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum thirteen months to maximum sixteen months. The new charter period is expected to commence on June 9, 2020.
The “Atalandi” is a 77,529 dwt Ice Class Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2014.
This employment is anticipated to generate approximately US$3.63 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the time charter.