Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Date for the 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results, Conference Call and

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Date for the 2012 Fourth Quarter and
Year-End Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast

ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Containerships Inc.
(Nasdaq:DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating
containerships, today announced that its financial results for the fourth
quarter and year ended December 31, 2012 are scheduled to be released before
the opening of the U.S. financial markets on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

The Company's management will conduct a conference call and simultaneous
Internet webcast to review these results at 9:00 A.M. (Eastern Time) on
Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

Investors may access the webcast by visiting the Company's website at
www.dcontainerships.com, and clicking on the webcast link. The conference call
also may be accessed by telephone by dialing 1-877-407-8029 (for U.S.-based
callers) or 1-201-689-8029 (for international callers), and asking the
operator for the Diana Containerships Inc. conference call.

A replay of the webcast will be available soon after the completion of the
call and will be accessible for 30 days on www.dcontainerships.com.A
telephone replay also will be available for 30 days by dialing 1-877-660-6853
(for U.S.-based callers) or 1-201-612-7415 (for international callers), and
providing the Replay ID number 408535.

About the Company

Diana Containerships Inc. is a Marshall Islands corporation founded in 2010 to
own and operate containerships and pursue containership acquisition
opportunities. Diana Containerships Inc. intends to continue to capitalize on
investment opportunities by purchasing additional containerships in the
secondhand market, from other companies, shipyards and lending institutions,
and may also enter into newbuilding contracts with shipyards for new
containerships.

CONTACT: Corporate Contact:
         Ioannis Zafirakis
         Director, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary
         Telephone: +30-210-947-0000
         Email: izafirakis@dcontainerships.com
         Website: www.dcontainerships.com
        
         Investor and Media Relations:
         Edward Nebb
         Comm-Counsellors, LLC
         Telephone: + 1-203-972-8350
         Email: enebb@optonline.net
 
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