Diana Shipping Inc. Visits the NYSE

Diana Shipping, Inc. (NYSE-Listed DSX) visits the NYSE to celebrate its March 18, 2005 initial public offering. In honor of the occasion, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Director Simeon P. Palios rings The Opening Bell.

Diana Shipping Inc. is a global provider of shipping transportation services, and specializes in transporting dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes.  The Company is incorporated in the Marshall Islands; its principal executive offices are in Athens, Greece.