ATHENS, GREECE March 3, 2009 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, on February 27, 2009, filed its 2008 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The report is available for download on the Company’s website, www.dianashippinginc.com
. Any shareholder may receive a hard copy of the Company’s complete Annual Report, which includes the Company’s complete 2008 audited financial statements, free of charge upon request.
About the Company
Diana Shipping Inc. is a global provider of shipping transportation services. The Company specializes in transporting dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes.