The Post Panamax, MV Hamburg, one of the container vessels of Diana Containerships Inc, has entered into a charter contract with Wan Hai Lines, from Singapore. Not directly, but through a separate subsidiary – The company specializing in the ownership of containerships said.
Diana Containerships Inc.’s fleet currently consists of 11 container vessels (6 Post-Panamax and 5 Panamax) including now the Hamburg, a 6,494 TEU container vessel built in 2009, that was previously chartered to CMA CGM, at a gross charter rate of US$6,700 per day, minus a fee of 3.5% of commission for third parties. Now, starting from December 1st, the gross charter rate is $11,000 per day, minus a slightly different commission of 3.75% paid to third parties.
Around US$1.32 million of gross revenue is estimated for this contract, for the minimum scheduled period of the time charter.