Shipowner Danaos acquires six container vessels

Danaos Corporation has purchased six container vessels. The shipowner estimates that the new vessels will increase its contracted revenue by USD 71 million.

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Danaos Corporation, a shipowner headquartered in Greece, acquires six new 5,466 teu container vessels from Hanjin Subic Bay Shipyard in the Philippines, the company informs in a statement.

The six vessels have an average age of 6.8 years and "are on time charter contracts to leading liner companies with a weighted average charter duration of approximately 2 years," according to the statement.

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