In May, listed company Ship Finance International, part of Fredriksen's business empire, bought four container ships from Lemos Group, but the ships are now already being sold on.
In a press release, Bermuda-based Ship Finance writes that the company has entered a lease financing deal for the four container ships, with a capacity of 14,000 teu each. The deal means that an undisclosed Asian institution will buy the vessels over a nine-year period for USD 400 million, against leasing them back to Ship Finance, which also has an option to buy the vessels back after six years.
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