SOURCE: StockCall


December 13, 2010 08:12 ET

Equity Research on Diana Shipping Inc. and Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. - A Recovering Bulk Shipping Industry

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - December 13, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the shipping industry and has completed analytical research on Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) and Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. (NYSE: EXM). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

The dry bulk shipping industry is starting to show signs of life again. The recession was exceptionally hard on the industry and left many companies heavily burdened with debt. Sharp, sustained drops in demand were the primary reasons for the industry's undoing. Many companies throughout the industry were forced to sell more shares to generate capital, diluting the value of existing shares. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the shipping industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the shipping industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Diana Shipping Inc. and Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

The dry bulk-shipping index rose again this week along with trading volume, possibly indicating greater investor confidence as well as a recovery for the industry as a whole. It is also an ideal time for less debt-burdened companies to expand their fleets by acquiring smaller underpriced companies. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Overall, despite the uptick in the shipping index, a still sputtering global economy continues to slow the return of demand for shipping services. Some within the industry are using this time to their advantage, raising capital and better positioning themselves for long-term growth when demand improves. 

Looking at results from some of the players for the third quarter 2010, Diana Shipping Inc. recently posted earnings with a surge of 17.8% to $33.8 million. Diana Shipping Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

Conversely, Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. also experienced a profitable quarter as the company posted earnings of $48 million even though profits were on a decline. Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. research report is available for free by signing up now at

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