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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0000930413-19-000478
Form Type:
13G Filing
Publication Date:
2019-02-13 17:10:13
Filed By:
Kopernik Global Investors
Company:
Diana Shipping Inc (NYSE:DSX)
Filing Date:
2019-02-13
SEC Url:
13G Filing
Ownership Summary

Please notice the below summary table is generated without human intervention and may contain errors. Please refer to the complete filing displayed below for exact figures.

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Kopernik Global Investors 4,929,767 7 7,540,217 9 7,540,217 6.99%
Filing

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

(Amendment No. _2)*

 

Diana Shipping Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
 
Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)
 
021610763
(CUSIP Number)
 
December 31, 2018
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

 

  x  Rule 13d-1(b)
   
  o  Rule 13d-1(c)
   
  o  Rule 13d-1(d)

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

CUSIP No. 021610763

 

1 Names of Reporting Persons

 

Kopernik Global Investors, LLC

2 Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group (see instructions)

(a)  o
(b)  x
3 Sec Use Only
 
4 Citizenship or Place of Organization

Delaware

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by Each
Reporting Person
With:

5 Sole Voting Power

 

4,929,767

6 Shared Voting Power

 

 

7 Sole Dispositive Power

 

7,540,217

8 Shared Dispositive Power
 
9 Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

 

7,540,217

10 Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)

 

o

11 Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)

 

6.99%

12 Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

 

IA

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Item 1.  
   
(a) Name of Issuer: Diana Shipping, Inc.
   
(b) Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
   
Pendelis 16 Palaio Faliro
Athens 175 64
GR  
   
Item 2.  
   
(a) Name of Person Filing: Kopernik Global Investors, LLC
   
(b) Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:  
   
Two Harbour Place
302 Knights Run Avenue, Suite 1225
Tampa, FL 33602
   
(c) Citizenship: Deleware
   
(d) Title and Class of Securities: Common Stock
   
(e) CUSIP No.: 021610763
   
Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 

  (a) o Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act;
       
  (b) o Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act;
       
  (c) o Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act;
       
  (d) o Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940;
       
  (e) x An investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
       
    None of the securities are held by Kopernik Global Investors, LLC. The filing of this statement shall not be construed as an admission that Kopernik Global Investors, LLC is the beneficial owner of any of the securities covered by this statement for any other purpose.
       
  (f) o An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
       
  (g) o A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
       
  (h) o A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
       
  (i) o A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940;
       
  (j) o A non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
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  (k) o Group, in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution: ____

 

Item 4. Ownership
     
(a) Amount Beneficially Owned:   7,540,217
     
(b) Percent of Class:  6.99%
     
(c) Number of shares as to which such person has:
     
  (i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 4,929,767
     
  (ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:
     
  (iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 7,540,217
     
  (iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
     
Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
     
  If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following o.
     
Item 6. Ownership of more than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
   
  Securities reported on this Schedule 13G are beneficially owned by investment advisory clients which may include investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act and/or other separately managed accounts. No such person beneficially owns over 5%.
     
Item 7. Identification and classification of the subsidiary which acquired the security being reported on by the parent holding company or control person.
     
  N/A  
     
Item 8. Identification and classification of members of the group.
   
  N/A
   
Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.
     
  N/A  
   
Item 10. Certifications.
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SIGNATURE

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Dated:  February 13, 2019

 

/s/ David B. Iben

 

Name: David B. Iben, CFA

 

Title: Chief Investment Officer

 

The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose behalf the statement is filed or his authorized representative. If the statement is signed on behalf of a person by his authorized representative (other than an executive officer or general partner of this filing person), evidence of the representative’s authority to sign on behalf of such person shall be filed with the statement, provided, however, that a power of attorney for this purpose which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated by reference. The name and any title of each person who signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature.

 

Attention: Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).

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