MPC Container Ships picks up SITC boxship

MPC Container Ships continues its rapid fleet build-up with the acquisition of 2,496 teu containership SITC Makassar from China’s SITC.

The 2006-built vessel sold for $9.9m and becomes the sixth ship in MPC’s 50-50 joint venture company.

To be renamed AS Patricia, the vessel is scheduled for delivery during April and takes the German company’s fleet to 65 vessels in total.


Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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