Jan 18 (Reuters) - Diana Shipping Inc :
* Diana Shipping Inc announces Time Charter contracts for m/v Santa Barbara with Cargill and m/v Salt Lake City with Uniper
* Diana Shipping Inc - charter is expected to commence on January 24, 2017.
* Diana Shipping - gross charter rate is us$12,000 per day, minus a 4.75% commission paid to third parties, for 12 months to maximum fifteen (15) months
* Diana shipping inc says through separate unit entered into time charter contract with Uniper Global Commodities SE for one capesize dry bulk vessels
* Diana shipping -gross charter rate for Uniper Global commodities is $9,000/day, minus 5% commission paid to third parties Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: