Diana Shipping announces receipt of full refund under shipbuilding contract
Diana Shipping announced that in connection with the previously announced cancellation of a shipbuilding contract for a Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier, Hull No. DY6006, with an original delivery date of May 31, 2016, the Company received yesterday a refund payment of approximately $9.4M. The refund payment to the Company was made under the Refund Guarantee from the Export-Import Bank of China and reflects a refund of the first and second installment payments under the shipbuilding contract. The refund amount constitutes the repayment of all monies paid by the Company in connection with the cancelled shipbuilding contract, together with interest thereon.