Spliethoff confirms purchase of five Hansa-ships

Dutch shipping group Spliethoff Group confirms its purchase of five ships from ailing Hansa Heavy Lift. The ships have been renamed and are in the process of being transferred.

HHL Amur has laid idle outside Danish port town Aarhus since December. The ships has now been sold and renamed Hudsongracht. | Photo: Morten Bach/ITF

Spliethoff Group has confirmed the purchase of five vessels from insolvent Hansa Heavy Lift, after ShippingWatch reported on the deal a little over a week ago.

As previously described, the sale involved ships HHL New York, HHL Amur, HHL Elbe, HHL Mississippi and HHL Tyne.

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