Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Diana Shipping Next Bulk Carrier To Buy New Ships

Orders Two Massive Freighters
Shipping News Feature

GREECE – Following on from yesterday’s news that Paragon Shipping was to purchase a new freighter comes an announcement from dry bulk cargo specialist, Diana Shipping, that they have ordered two new vessels.

Diana has signed for two Newcastlemax dry bulk carriers of 206,000 dwt from the China Shipbuilding Trading Company and the Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.

The contracted price is USD$ 59 million per ship and Diana expects to take delivery of both vessels during the latter half of 2012.