Songa Container snaps up Hapag-Lloyd boxship

Arne Blystad’s container shipping unit Songa Container has acquired a 3,104 teu containership Norasia Alya from German owner Hapag Lloyd.

According to broking sources, Songa Container bought the 2004-built ship for $6.35m.

The acquisition will increase Songa Container’s fleet to four vessels.

Last week, Songa Bulk acquired 2010-built panamax bulker Midland Sky from Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation for $18m.

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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