Conference Call and Webcast to be held on May 12, 2006

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Diana Shipping Inc. will conduct a conference call and simultaneous Internet webcast webcast to review these results at 10:00 A.M. (Eastern Time) on Friday, May 12, 2006.

Investors may access the webcast by visiting the Company’s website at, and clicking on the webcast link.  The webcast also is accessible at, by clicking on the Diana Shipping link under “Events”.  The conference call also may be accessed by telephone by dialing 1-877-692-2086 (for U.S.-based callers) or 1-973-935-8599 (for international callers).

A replay of the webcast will be available soon after the completion of the call and will be accessible on both and  A telephone replay will be available by dialing 1-877-519-4471 (for U.S.-based callers) or 1-973-341-3080 (for international callers); callers must use the PIN number 7358810.