OOCL extends charter of Diana boxship

OOCL extends charter of Diana boxship

Greek owner Diana Containerships has sealed a deal with Hong Kong’s OOCL to extend the time charter contract 2006-built post-panamax containership Pucon for a period of 8 to 12 months.

The charter extension commences June 22 at a rate of $18,000 per day, a significant increase on the $10,750 per day previously paid by OOCL.

Diana says the extension will generate around $4.32m based on the minimum time charter period.

Having just announced the sale of two vessels, Diana Containerships has a fleet of just four vessels made up of two panamaxes and two post-panamaxes.

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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