Okee Maritime snaps up d’Amico boxship

Hamburg-based shipping company Okee Maritime will add a fourth containership to its fleet, taking the Cielo di Casablanca from d’Amico Dry, according to brokers.

The Italian shipping group confirmed that the 1998-built boxship is “committed to German buyers and the sale is set to be closed during the first week of July” when approached by Splash.

Okee Maritime currently has a fleet of three boxhsips, each with a capacity of 1,300 teu.

Meanwhile, d’Amico Società di Navigazione group has plans to sell four more vessels this year. Tankers Cielo di Milano, Cielo di Hanoi and Cielo di Salerno and bulker Medi Bangkok are earmarked for sale, to be replaced by newbuildings the Rome-based group will receive in the coming months.

Nicola Capuzzo

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