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MPC Container Ships Adds Two More Boxships

October 30, 2017

Photo: MPC Container Ships AS

Photo: MPC Container Ships AS

Oslo-based shipping company MPC Container Ships has continued its fleet expansion with the addition of two more container vessels; to take delivery of the vessels next month.

 
The expanding start-up company purchased a 2,564 TEU vessel, which will be named AS Petulia, and a 1,200 TEU ship, to be named AS Frida. The two container ships were built in 2008 and 2003, respectively.
 
"MPC Container Ships AS is pleased to announce that it has acquired a 2,564 TEU vessel (tbn AS Petulia) built in 2008, and a 1,200 TEU vessel (tbn AS Frida) built in 2003. Physical takeover of the vessels is expected in November 2017," said a press release from the company.
 
The total investment volume for the two vessels is USD 18.4m. 
 
This brings the fleet of the Company to 25 vessels.
 
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