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- March 20, 2017 /
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Asianshipper / OOCL charters 8 mega ships ahead of joining the Ocean Alliance
HONG Kong’s Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) chartered eight large containerships in February in readiness of joining the Ocean Alliance on April 1.
The chartered vessels include three new 11,000-TEU vessels, which have been fixed for 6-12 months at US$18,000 per day. The carrier has also taken the 10,114 TEU duo Express Rome (formerly Hanjin Italy) and Express Athens (formerly Hanjin Greece) from Danaos Shipping, for a period of 4-12 months at $13,000 per day.