FreeSeas Signs Charters for Handysize Vessels

7 October 2009 (Last Updated October 7th, 2009 18:30)

Greek drybulk shipper FreeSeas has signed charterers for six of its eight Handysize vessels. The fleet includes the recently purchased Free Neptune, along with the Free Maverick, Free Envoy, Free Knight, Free Hero and Free Impala. The

Greek drybulk shipper FreeSeas has signed charterers for six of its eight Handysize vessels.

The fleet includes the recently purchased Free Neptune, along with the Free Maverick, Free Envoy, Free Knight, Free Hero and Free Impala.

The 30,838dwt Free Neptune has been delivered to its charterers for a spot time charter of 30-35 days at a daily rate of $20,000.

The 24,111dwt Free Impala has been chartered for a spot time charter trip of 60 days at a daily rate of $10,000.

The charters will run the vessels for 30 to 65 days.

Handysize carriers have a capacity in between 15,000-35,000t.