Simatech snaps up Borealis boxship

Christoph Toepfer-led Borealis Finance has completed its second containership sale this week, letting go of the 2006-built 2,824 teu Verdi.

The sale price is $10.675m and according to VesselsValue the buyer is UAE-based line Simatech Shipping. The online portal values the ship at $10.84m.

Earlier this week, Borealis sold 2005-built 2,478 teu containership Strauss to Greece’s Conbulk for a price of $8m.

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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