ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwired - Jan 31, 2014) - Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: DLNG) announced today that its board of directors has declared a prorated quarterly cash distribution, with respect to the quarter ended December 31, 2013, of $0.1746 per unit. The distribution was prorated for the period beginning on November 18, 2013, which was the closing date of Dynagas LNG Partners LP's initial public offering, and ending on December 31, 2013, and corresponds to a quarterly distribution of $0.365 per outstanding unit, or $1.46 per outstanding unit on an annualized basis. The prorated cash distribution will be paid on or about February 14, 2014 to all unit holders of record as of the close of business on February 10, 2014.
About Dynagas LNG Partners LP
Dynagas LNG Partners LP. (NASDAQ: DLNG) is a growth-oriented partnership formed by Dynagas Holding Ltd. to own, and operate liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The current fleet of Dynagas Partners consists of three LNG carriers, each of which has a carrying capacity of approximately 150,000 cbm employed on multi-year charters.
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The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions, including without limitation, examination by the Partnership's management of historical operating trends, data contained in its records and other data available from third parties. Although the Partnership believes that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond the Partnership's control, the Partnership cannot assure you that it will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections.
In addition to these important factors, other important factors that, in the Partnership's view, could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements include the strength of world economies and currencies, general market conditions, including fluctuations in charter rates and vessel values, changes in demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping capacity, changes in the Partnership's operating expenses, including bunker prices, drydocking and insurance costs, the market for the Partnership's vessels, availability of financing and refinancing, changes in governmental rules and regulations or actions taken by regulatory authorities, potential liability from pending or future litigation, general domestic and international political conditions, potential disruption of shipping routes due to accidents or political events, vessel breakdowns and instances of off-hires and other factors. Please see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a more complete discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties. The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and the Partnership disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.