Euroseas to Purchase Containership
Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk carriers, container ship and multipurpose vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to purchase the M/V Clan Gladiator, a Handysize container ship of 30,007 dwt and 1,742 teu built in 1992 in Germany for $25.7m. The vessel is scheduled to be delivered to Euroseas around June 11, 2007, at the sellers' option. It will be financed partly by bank debt. The vessel is purchased with a period charter contract at a rate of $19,000 per day till April 2008.