|Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0025 Per Share for the Second QuarterAnnounces $92 Million Private Placement of Common Shares
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ATHENS, GREECE, July 28, 2014 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported net income of $0.6 million for the second quarter of 2014, compared to a net loss of $5.0 million for the respective period of 2013. The loss for the second quarter of 2013 was mainly the result of $4.3 million of losses arising from the disposal of three vessels.Time charter revenues, net of prepaid charter revenue amortization, were $12.5 million for the second quarter of 2014, compared to $12.2 million for the same period of 2013, mainly due to increased average time charter rates achieved, despite the decrease in ownership days in 2014 compared to 2013, resulting from the disposal of five vessels from May 2013 to February 2014, which was partly offset by the addition to the Company’s fleet of two vessels in August and September 2013, respectively.Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 amounted to $0.9 million, compared to a net loss of $36.8 million for the same period of 2013. The loss for the six months ended June 30, 2013 was mainly the result of an impairment loss and actual losses arising from the disposal of three vessels, together totalling $36.9 million. Time charter revenues, net of prepaid charter revenue amortization for the six months ended June 30, 2014 amounted to $26.0 million, compared to $27.4 million for the same period of 2013.
The Company stated that the Board’s decision with respect to the amount of the cash dividend, combined with the private placement transaction discussed below, are consistent with its long-term strategy of positioning Diana Containerships to capitalize on the eventual recovery in the container market by providing the Company the flexibility to acquire additional containership vessels when attractive opportunities arise.
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