Seaspan gets 3rd 4,800-TEU Maersk ship
Seaspan Corp. Wednesday received the third in a series of four 4,800-TEU container ships from A.P. Moller-Maersk as part of a total $160 million sale and lease-back arrangement with the Danish group.
The 'Maersk Marytown' (formerly the 'Maren Maersk') will be chartered back to Maersk for five years at a rate of $23,500 per day. Maersk also has the option to extend the charters for a further four years with rates set at $22,400 per day in the sixth year and $20,400 per day in the seventh year.
Seaspan now owns 22 containerships with another 19 to be delivered over the next three years.