Contships swoops for Brise feedermax boxship

Greek owner Contship has acquired the 2007-built 1,019 teu boxship Sonderborg from German owner Brise Schiffahrts.

Clarksons, Seasure Shipbroking and Advanced Shipping & Trading all reported that Contships bought the Chinese-built vessel from a price of $2.65m, significantly lower than VesselsValue‘s valuation of $3.5m.

Nicolas Pateras-controlled Contships currently owns a fleet of 40 feeder boxships according to VesselsValue, with a total capacity of around 43,700 teu.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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