According to Bloomberg, Seaspan Corp., will lease eight container vessels to a unit of China Cosco Holdings Co. for $1.9b.
Cosco Container Lines Co., will pay a daily fee of $55,000 a vessel during the 12-year contract, Seaspan said.
The Seaspan vessels are designed to carry 13,100 standard containers measuring
20 ft. in length, among the largest ships of their kind. They are scheduled for delivery in 2011.