ATHENS, GREECE, November 16, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has taken delivery of the m/v Hamburg, a 2009-built Post-Panamax container vessel of approximately 6, 500 TEU capacity that the Company entered into an agreement to purchase in July 2015.
The “Hamburg” is chartered to MSC-Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A., Geneva, at a net charter rate of US$14, 000 per day. Based on the existing time charterparty, the charterer has the option to redeliver the vessel at any time between January 13, 2016 and March 13, 2016.
Including the newly delivered “Hamburg”, Diana Containerships Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 14 container vessels (6 Post-Panamax and 8 Panamax). A table describing the current Diana Containerships Inc. fleet can be found on the Company’s website, www.dcontainerships.com. Information included on the Company’s website does not constitute a part of this press release.
About the Company
Diana Containerships Inc. is a global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of containerships. The Company’s vessels are employed primarily on time charters with leading liner companies carrying containerized cargo along worldwide shipping routes.