Diana Shipping Inc. is a Greece-based holding company. The Company is a provider of shipping transportation services. It specialize in transporting dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes. The Company�s fleet consists of 37 dry bulk carriers, of which 19 are Panamax, three are Kamsarmax, three are Post-Panamax, ten are Capesize and two are Newcastlemax vessels, having a combined carrying capacity of approximately 4.2 million dead weight tons (dwt). As of December 31, 2013, its fleet consisted of 36 vessels of which 18 Panamax, three Kamsarmax, three Post-Panamax, ten Capesize and two Newcastlemax vessels, having a combined carrying capacity of approximately 4.1 million dwt, and a weighted average age of 6.6 years, excluding four vessels under construction.