Seaspan buys two container ships on long-term charter contracts

Shipowner Seaspan is acquiring ships for the third time in less than a month, this time purchasing two container vessels currently on charter.

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Seaspan is acquiring vessels for the third time this month to expand its fleet. The shipowner is taking over two vessels, each with a capacity of 15,000 teu and chartered on long-term contracts to a large global shipping company.

The two vessels are described as new and modern, each with scrubbers installed. They were built in 2019 and are expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2021, Seaspan writes in a statement.

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