Diana Shipping Purchases New Japanese-Built Kamsarmax Bulk Carrier

ATHENS, GREECE – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, announced that on December 20, 2012 it signed, through a separate whollyowned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to acquire a new-building Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier of 82,131 dwt, built by Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan, … [Read more...]

Zhoushan Shipbuilding Delivers New Supramax Bulker to Ugland Shipping

MV Star Norita, a 58,000 DWT supramax bulk carrier, was named and delivered today by Chinese shipbuilder,  Tsuneishi (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding to its owner, Ugland Shipping AS.  She is a sister of the recently delivered Isabelita, Bonita and Kristinita of the TESS 58 design. Ugland's Purchaser Margrethe Nes Beisland, Managing Director Ã˜ystein Beisland's wife, was given the … [Read more...]