Chiquita Carries on Despite Eastwind Bankruptcy

25 June 2009 (Last Updated June 25th, 2009 18:30)

Chiquita shipping services will continue uninterrupted, despite Eastwind Maritime filing for bankruptcy, the company has announced. Chiquita sold its eight reefers and four box ships to Eastwind and NYK LauritzenCool for $227m in 2007. The 12 ships will remain under long-te

Chiquita shipping services will continue uninterrupted, despite Eastwind Maritime filing for bankruptcy, the company has announced.

Chiquita sold its eight reefers and four box ships to Eastwind and NYK LauritzenCool for $227m in 2007.

The 12 ships will remain under long-term charter to Chiquita, including the four ships sold to Eastwind.