Danaos Corporation agreed
with China Shipbuilding Trading
Company Limited the upgrading of its earlier order for four 6,800 TEU containerships to four 8,400 TEU vessels and signed the amendments to the relevant shipbuilding contracts. These vessels will be built by the Shanghai Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry Company Limited and are expected to be delivered to Danaos during 2010.
The total capital expenditure commitment for this project is in the region of $500 million and is expected be financed by existing credit facilities and own funds according to the work in progress schedule under the specific terms of the shipbuilding contracts.