Danaos Receives Containerships

25 August 2010 (Last Updated August 25th, 2010 18:30)

Danaos Corporation has received two containerships built by Sungdong Shipbuilding and Hanjin Heavy Industries. The company said the CMA CGM Racine and YM Maturity have a carrying capacity of 6,500teu and a cruising speed of 25.60kts. The Racine will underg

Danaos Corporation has received two containerships built by Sungdong Shipbuilding and Hanjin Heavy Industries.

The company said the CMA CGM Racine and YM Maturity have a carrying capacity of 6,500teu and a cruising speed of 25.60kts.

The Racine will undergo a 12-year time charter agreement upon delivery while the Maturity will be put on an 18-year bareboat charter.

Danaos said the vessels will expand the company’s operational fleet to 49 containerships, aggregating 216,529teu.