Box Ships Gets Ship & a Credit Facility

Press Release
Friday, July 06, 2012

Box Ships Inc. announces delivery of Its ninth vessel & its entry into $25-million credit facility

Box Ships Inc. a shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers, announced today that it took delivery of its ninth vessel, the OOCL China, a 5,344 TEU Post-Panamax containership built in 1996 at the Samsung shipyard in Korea.

The vessel is chartered to Orient Overseas Container Lines Ltd. ("OOCL") for a period of thirty-six (36) months plus or minus thirty days (30) at a net daily rate of US$26,465.

Box Ships also announced it entered into definitive documentation for a $25.0 million credit facility with ABN AMRO to partially finance the acquisition of the OOCL Hong Kong and the OOCL China. The borrowers under the credit facility are Triton Shipping Limited and Rosetta Navigation Corp., the vessel-owning subsidiaries that own the OOCL Hong Kong and the OOCL China, respectively, and Box Ships Inc. is the corporate guarantor.



 


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