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Friday, August 17, 2018

Fourth CMA CGM Vessel Handed Over to Seaspan

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

May 25, 2018

Image:  Seaspan Corporation

Image: Seaspan Corporation

 Seaspan Corporation  announced  that it has accepted delivery of the CMA CGM Chennai, a 10000 TEU containership that will commence a fixed rate time charter with CMA CGM S.A.  for a three year term with an option to extend for an additional three years.

 
The new containership, which was constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., is the fourth in a series of four 10000 TEU vessels under time charter to CMA CGM that are scheduled to deliver in the first half of 2018.
 
Seaspan provides many of the world's major container shipping liners with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry-leading ship management services
 
Seaspan's operating fleet consists of 112 containerships with a total capacity of over 900,000 TEU, an average age of approximately 5 years and an average remaining lease period of approximately 5 years, on a TEU weighted basis.
 
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